A new documentary helps illustrate the sad truth that neither the totalitarian Soviet Union nor the democratic United States protected those most affected by their testing programs.
The tools President Obama and his military advisers believe they need for victory in Afghanistan--more troops and development aid--are actually what will lead to Washington's downfall there.
Forget stringent designations. To solve the long impasse with Pyongyang, its nuclear weapon status needn't be perfectly clear.
Whether it's photos of Hiroshima and Nagasaki survivors or chronicling detainee abuse in Iraq, war imagery can evoke, provoke, and incite--exactly why it should never be suppressed.
As Tehran's hard-liners reassert their authority after the country's disputed election, it will be harder than ever to convince them to abandon their nuclear program.
With President Obama vowing "aggressive" and "immediate" ratification of the CTBT, the treaty's opponents already have started practicing their arguments against it.
While a remarkable engineering feat, Lawrence Livermore's National Ignition Facility won't solve the country's energy woes as easily as Friedman claims.
When criticizing President Obama's recent decision to end funding for Yucca Mountain, the Post's editorial board ignored some important facts.
Eliminating foreign military bases will save the U.S. government money and foreign policy headaches.
The late Ed Grothus protested against nuclear weapons from his fabled atomic yard sale/antinuclear art installation located near Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Are there lessons the United States and the rest of the world can learn about international security from the current financial meltdown?
Recent changes in the Defense Department's plan to use social scientists in the war on terror are only cosmetic.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates and the Pentagon want to use a novel weapon in the country's war on terror--anthropologists.
The renewed call for a nuclear-weapon-free world is coming from an unlikely source--former policy elites.
This week a cadre of activists gathered in Washington to articulate their concerns about the latest U.S. attempt to reorganize its nuclear weapons complex.
As seen from Pakistan, U.S. nuclear weapons policies present troubling trends; an exclusive interview with the irreverent Brig. Gen. Atta M. Iqhman.
Before the United States criticizes Pakistan and other countries about the security of their nuclear arsenals, Washington should make sure its safeguards system is foolproof.
Getting into a public talk at the Energy Department has become a surreal exercise, which is worrisome considering all the notoriously mismanaged agency is charged to do.