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In a small victory for European diplomacy and constructive engagement, the International Atomic Energy Agency recently verified that Iran has suspended its uranium enrichment activities.

While I saw Edward Teller at several scientific conferences and heard him lecture, I met him only once. It left an indelible memory. It was at the end of April 1954.

Nonproliferation--the global campaign to prevent the further spread of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons--must be applied in a nondiscriminatory fashion to be effective.

Is the United States--as so many have said, in celebration or dismay--a planet-mastering empire or not? The question presses upon us as George W.

With the recent US setbacks and scandals in Iraq, you'd think the White House would abandon the President's aggressive, unilateralist military policy--the "Bush Doctrine"--and seek to avoid new c

Perhaps the most important question--for present policy-makers as well as historians--posed by the presidency of Ronald Reagan is what role he played in ending the cold war.

On October 19, stung by President Jimmy Carter's charges that he might involve the United States in a nuclear war if elected President, Ronald Reagan made a television address in which he defende

In the prevailing American stereotype, North Korea is a failing Stalinist dictatorship held together only by the ruthless repression of a mad ruler who dreams of firing nuclear weapons at Los Ang

Before he left New York, Hans Blix had a poster on his apartment wall from the big antiwar demonstration in New York City a year ago on the eve of the attack on Iraq.

Blogs

A look back at the lead up to the bombings of Hirsohima and Nagasaki.

August 4, 2011

A look back at the leadup to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

August 2, 2011

 A look back at the lead up to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 

August 2, 2011

A look back the lead up to the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings. 

August 1, 2011

A look back at the lead up to the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

July 30, 2011

A new look at the lead up to the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

July 25, 2011

A former AIPAC official, worried that the United States or Israel might attack Iran, decides to speak out.

June 10, 2011

Meir Dagan calls Netanyahu, Ehud Barak “reckless and irresponsible.”

June 6, 2011

The ultimate in cyber-hypocrisy from the Pentagon.

June 2, 2011

A new documentary gives neocons a platform to scare viewers about Iran’s supposed plot to destroy Israel, the United States and the rest of the civilized world.

February 1, 2011