Jonathan Schell (1943-2014) was the Lannan Fellow at The Nation Institute. His books include The Unconquerable World: Power, Nonviolence and the Will of the People, an analysis of people power, and The Seventh Decade: The New Shape of Nuclear Danger.
Perhaps, once the United States recovers its moral bearings, it will be ready to recognize the bravery of Bradley Manning and Julian Assange.
Pundits are pushing aid to Pakistan because it’s good PR. Does anyone really think that if US helicopters drop water bottles in the south of Pakistan it will cancel the hatred for US drones in the north?
The nuclear abolition documentary Countdown to Zero is not just a howl of alarm or a historical primer. It’s a shocking but completely reliable account of the issue of nuclear weapons as it exists today.
The nuclear dilemma in the Obama era.