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By insisting on its right to develop the full range of nuclear technology, Iran has become a Third World hero.

The Entergy Nuclear company of Jackson, Missippippi, with the blessing
of the Bush Administration, is seeking preliminary approval to add one
or two new nuclear reactors to its existing reactor

The Senate backed down from its "nuclear option." But would Bush actually reach for his?

At the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty review
conference, two groups are colliding.

In a more just universe, the right-wingers wouldgive reporters the credit they so richly deserve.

If America had agreed to a nuclear-free world, we wouldn't face threats today.

Trying to follow the US policy on the proliferation of nuclear weapons is like watching a three-card monte game on a city street corner. Except the stakes are higher.

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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