The Doomsday Clock is an internationally recognized design that conveys how close we are to destroying our civilization with dangerous technologies of our own making. First and foremost among these are nuclear weapons, but the dangers include climate-changing technologies, emerging... Read More
A short delay in implementation of an agreement on Iran's nuclear program could help address the concerns of the United States, Iran, and other parties to the negotiations, and even allow for US congressional review.
The author argues that, if a final nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 is reached, the international community must ensure that the International Atomic Energy Agency has the personnel, equipment, and budget to discharge its verification duties in Iran properly.
The Republican takeover of the Senate will undoubtedly increase calls for reviving the proposed nuclear waste repository at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain. But there is real reason to question the Energy Department’s pie-in-the-sky design for Yucca Mountain.
The director-general of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on Syria, terrorists looking for chemical weapons, and the need to watch out for weapons that haven't even been invented yet