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Iran flag

Every time Washington has committed another blunder in the Middle East, Iran has stepped in to take advantage.

GOP senators at press conference

Through a half-century of foreign policy hardball, there’s a line I’ve never crossed.

Operation Crossroads in the Marshall Islands

The historic US nuclear testing site is taking its case for disarmament to the International Court of Justice.

The scientists at the Doomsday Clock say that failed political leadership on climate change and nuclear weapons endangers “every person on earth.”

Sheldon Adelson

United Against Nuclear Iran collected nearly one-third of its 2013 revenue from the Las Vegas–based casino magnate.

Atomic cloud over Hiroshima

Sixty-nine years ago today, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima, beginning a countdown toward the inglorious end of our species.

US Troops in Afghanistan

After 9/11, the US invented a new kind of borderless, pre-emptive warfare, plunging the world into an endless cycle of violence.

Greenhouse gases

Think of climate change as a WMD on a particularly long fuse, already lit and there for any of us to see.

An event honoring Peter Weiss for his decades-long fight for nuclear disarmament highlighted the ongoing need for such work.

Blogs

Benjamin Netanyahu opts to welcome a likely Iran nuclear deal with a silly propaganda cartoon, exposing himself as the real joke.

July 1, 2015

Moderate political commentators are finally admitting what some have been saying for months—that war with Russia is a real possibility.

April 24, 2015

Yes, despite claims to the contrary by pols and pundits.

April 9, 2015

After five decades of pretending otherwise, the Pentagon has reluctantly confirmed that Israel does indeed possess nuclear bombs, as well as awesome weapons technology similar to America’s.

March 20, 2015

Israel’s nuclear superiority is a pivotal factor in the chaotic conflicts and occasional wars of the Middle East—it shouldn't be left out of this conversation.

March 12, 2015

It's official: the Republican establishment in Washington has completely delegated its policy on Iran and Israel to its most hardline factions.

March 12, 2015

This isn’t the first outlandish stunt Cotton has pulled.

March 10, 2015

Once again, Congress is threatening to pass a bill that could torpedo historic negotiations with Iran. 

January 13, 2015

Congress may lean hawkish but progressive groups in the beltway are throwing their weight behind the White House’s efforts to reach a diplomatic agreement on Iran’s nuclear program.

October 24, 2014

Between the conflict in Syria and Ukraine, the thaw bewween the US and Russia seems to be over. 

October 14, 2014