Month: January 2014
Climate activists have split into two warring camps. That plays right into the hands of fossil fuel interests.
If China is developing hypersonic delivery vehicles, that effort would be an understandable response to US missile defense plans
A much-touted new atomic energy technology may be a solution in search of a problem.
Perhaps the world's most capable terror group threatens the Winter Olympics, which coincides with two grim anniversaries of Russian atrocities against people in the North Caucasus.
Why the United States might consider unilaterally reducing its nuclear arsensal.
The truck-jacking incident in Mexico is a reminder that it’s time for the United States and other countries to get serious about securing dangerous radioactive material.
The recent nuclear deal with Iran allows it to enrich uranium, but puts it farther away from a weapon. So why do some argue that it undermines nonproliferation?
Why Iran should follow the South Korean model of nuclear development, reaping enormous economic benefits by eschewing the uranium enrichment that worries the world
The Menendez-Kirk legislation would push the United States closer to a military confrontation with Iran.
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: It is still 5 minutes to midnight—and much too close to doomsday. CHICAGO — The Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists today called on the United States and Russia to restart negotiations on reducing their nuclear arsenals, to lower alert levels for their nuclear weapons, and to … Continued
A careful review of threats leads the Bulletin's Science and Security Board to conclude that the risk of civilization-threatening technological catastrophe remains high, and that the hands of the Doomsday Clock should therefore remain at five minutes to midnight.
Just because no state has detonated a warhead by accident doesn’t mean it won’t happen.