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Snoozing guards at Los Alamos, missing vials of plutonium oxide... Yes,
the headlines in late June were announcing "security lapses" again at
national labs and nuclear weapons plants.

"Intelligence is an art, not a science," says Deputy Defense Secretary
Wolfowitz. Secretary of State Powell observes, "There are always debates
about intelligence subjects.

A small journalistic cottage industry has grown up demonstrating that
the Bush Administration took the nation to war against Iraq under false
pretenses.

Like Kaa the python in Disney's Jungle Book, Tony Blair has
staked his career on a single hypnotic refrain.

It is notoriously difficult to prove a negative. At what point can you
be sure that something does not in fact exist?

As quixotic searches for "weapons of mass destruction" in Iraq continue
to yield little more than chagrin, the Washington establishment is
growing restive.

Americans were duped: Evidence of Administration manipulation and mendacity just keeps rolling in.

The Chernobyl disaster provides the clearest evidence available of what a dirty bomb exploded by terrorists might do.

"What amazes me is that the President himself is not clamoring for an investigation."

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