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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.

Obama and Singh

On human rights, nuclear energy, climate change and more, the US and India are set to clash. 

Hiroshima

August 6 marks sixty-eight years since the United States committed what is arguably the single gravest act of terrorism that the world has ever known.

Funeral in Iraq

Is there any benefit to be found in an unbroken record of waste, futility and shame? Only if lessons learned prevent a catastrophe in Iran.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

The Islamic Republic has survived for so long because its basic model is, according to numerous surveys, what a majority of Iranians actually want. 

Barack Obama

What remains of the initial Obama drive to reach out to Iran with an “engagement that is honed and grounded in mutual respect”?

The one key way in which Romney's foreign policy differs from Obama's.

The United States and Pakistan have become the dysfunctional nuclear family of international relations.

Blogs

Israel's blustery prime minister is feeling his oats after the Republican gains on November 2, and Iran is a target.

November 10, 2010

In the Iran talks, Obama seems determined to make Iran an offer that it can, and will, refuse.

November 9, 2010

So far, the president hasn't declared that Iran has the right to enrich uranium, even as part of a final deal to settle the crisis over the Iranian nuclear program. It's time.

November 4, 2010

Still hawkish, IAEA's Heinonen says Iran's centrifuges aren't working well and that Tehran will face enormous difficulty if it decides to refine its uranium to weapons-grade quality from the current, low-level fuel quality.

November 1, 2010

Reports that a computer virus in Iran is state-sponsored may signal that the United States is already attacking Iran.

September 27, 2010

It's unlikely that Shahram Amiri was kidnapped and tortured. But it's not out of the question that he didn't want to be part of a propaganda campaign involving exaggerated or fake intelligence.

July 14, 2010

As a historian and activist on the subject of the atomic bombing of Japan, I was relieved to watch the HBO series conclude two days ago with an unusually non-triumphal treatment of the subject. And here's why that still matters.

May 18, 2010

To discuss the threat of nuclear war, Jonathan Schell, Nation Institute fellow and author of "Reaching Zero," guests on the Brian Lehrer Show with David Hoffman, Foreign Policy contributing editor.

April 19, 2010

Petition the president to take the lead in the fight to abolish nuclear weapons.

April 4, 2010

Does Obama have the guts for a full-frontal confrontation with the Israel lobby?

March 15, 2010