Month: April 2015
For more than 30 years, Iran has purchased goods for its nuclear program largely from the shadows. Sanctions and an increasingly constrictive global nuclear supply regime have left it little other option. So Iran has built a clandestine global network of front companies and used it to obtain the key goods Tehran needs to keep … Continued
India and Pakistan have surprised international observers by attending all three conferences of the humanitarian initiative
Why a constructive relationship between the United States and the humanitarian movement on the impacdt of nuclear weapons use is in common interest
A close analysis of probable scenarios suggests that a final Iranian nuclear agreement is unlikely to trigger a Middle East nuclear weapons cascade
Wrongheaded, fixed ideas have been plaguing the Iran negotiations
SCIENCE, SECURITY EXPERTS: HILL DEAL DOES NOT END NEED FOR WORK ON HOST OF TECHNICAL ISSUES IN IRANIAN FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT Former UN Ambassador, Princeton’s Frank Von Hippel Among Those Applauding Framework, While Highlighting the “Devils in the Details” to be Resolved. WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 16, 2015 — While agreeing that the framework agreement imposing … Continued
Nuclear safety doesn’t get much press, but making sure power plants can withstand dangers should be an important part of the talks
Weak leadership and public mistrust have let an easily preventable disease return. The same failures could lead to much worse.
A militarized United States ignores the laws of war abroad, while at home disregarding the old rules of policing
Why the risk of more Timothy McVeighs persists
To forestall threats from future killer robots, don’t ignore today’s “semi-autonomous” weapons
Having a huge battery on your wall probably won’t make you self-sufficient. And it might come at the expense of community-wide energy solutions.