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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.

If it had been even a primitive nuclear weapon that hit the World Trade Center three years ago, hundreds of thousands of people would have died instead of fewer than 3,000, and the free society w

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.

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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

The United States and its allies keep waiting on Iran to make more concessions on its nuclear enrichment program. But they’re missing the bigger picture.

October 7, 2014