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Nuclear Arms and Proliferation

Nuclear Arms and Proliferation news and analysis from The Nation

  • October 10, 2006

    Gone Nuclear: How the World Lost Its Way

    As the world reacts to news of North Korea's underground nuclear test, a crucial anniversary is observed: Twenty years ago at the Reykjavik Summit, Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev outlined a vision for a non-nuclear world. What went wrong? In this Nation forum, four experts from the nonproliferation movement discuss how to put disarmament back on the world's agenda.

    Richard Falk, Mary Kaldor, Randall Caroline Forsberg and George Perkovich

  • April 26, 2006

    Remembering Chernobyl

    Twenty years after the Chernobyl disaster, an area twice the size of Rhode Island is uninhabitable, yet a power-hungry world thirsts for nuclear energy.

    Adam Federman

  • April 19, 2006

    Bush Blunders Go Nuclear

    Bush's nutty nuclear braggadocio on Iran is a sign of weakness, not strength, proof that his five-year Administration is an abysmal failure.

    Robert Scheer

  • April 19, 2006

    Talking Points for a Nuclear Strike

    If the Bush Administration is serious about dropping an atomic bomb on Iran, it's really going to have to work on selling the concept.

    Nicholas von Hoffman

  • March 21, 2006

    Learning to Love the Bomb

    Could the world learn to live with a nuclear Iran? A new power equation of nuclear proliferation is emerging to challenge the Bush Administration's bluster on the subject.

    William Greider

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  • March 18, 2006

    Ending Nonproliferation

    President Bush's dangerous deal to deliver nuclear technology to India is a significant breach of the nonproliferation treaty and will make nuclear war more likely.

    Michael T. Klare

  • March 2, 2006

    Defusing the Iran Crisis

    A peaceful resolution to the nuclear dispute with Iran is possible if world leaders work to eliminate the obstacles to intelligent compromise.

    Michael T. Klare

  • January 26, 2006

    Storm Clouds Over Iran

    The confrontation with Iran is a wake-up call to states that possess nuclear weapons: in a world of nuclear apartheid, multilateral disarmament is the only course of action that can succeed.

    Richard Falk

  • September 22, 2005

    Talks Without End

    An agreement between the United States and North Korea resolving longstanding differences on nuclear weapons and energy programs at first was cause for celebration. But in fact, no real breakthrough has occurred. There is only the appearance of an agreement.

    Jonathan Schell

  • August 31, 2005

    Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions

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

    Dilip Hiro