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During the 1980s, a grass roots movement against nuclear weapons filled city
streets worldwide with protesters. Today, the drumbeat for disarmament is
growing loud again. Our experts debate whether we are witnessing a reemergence
Recent contributors have rightly raised the faith dimension to anti-nuclear campaigning. There's
a strong tradition of grassroots faith opposition to nuclear weapons in Britain, which at times has
been inspirational even for those of us who don't count faith as a primary identity.
Lawrence Wittner touched on something of great significance in his latest posting when he wrote, "A major problem faced by the anti-nuclear campaign in the United States and abroad is that peace groups are preoccupied with the ongoing Iraq War and the broader Mideast crisis."
Lawrence Wittner is right to speak of a fierce anti-nuclear uprising in Britain over the past year. Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), together with other peace organizations, has built Britain's broadest alliance against nuclear weapons ever.