U.S. Threatens New Nuclear Tests To Push China Into A Treaty It Does Not Want

by Bernhardt, published on Moon of Alabama, May 23, 2020 The Trump administration is hostile to any agreement that restricts its abilities to build, test and deploy nuclear weapons. It left the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) agreement which limited nuclear missile deployments in Europe. It did so after accusing Russia of deploying missiles that exceed the range the INF treaty[…]

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Unwrapping Armageddon: The Erosion of Nuclear Arms Control

A view of the some of ground launched cruise missiles (GLCM) that will be destroyed in accordance with the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. Forty-one GLCMs and their launch canisters and seven transporter-erector-launchers will be disposed of at the base in the first round of reductions mandated by the treaty. (1988) by Conn M. Hallinan, from Dispatches from the Edge,[…]

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Lies, Damn Lies, and Nuclear Posture Reviews

The U.S. Navy’s nuclear fast-attack submarine, the USS Newport News (R), secures itself next to its sister Los Angeles-class submarine USS Boise (L) at Norfolk Naval Station in Norfolk, Va. ~Getty Images by David Swanson, originally published on Lets Try Democracy, Feb 2, 2018 Did you hear the one about the “safe, secure, and effective nuclear deterrent”? There is, of[…]

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