Obama came into office promising transparency in government, but actions speak louder than words.
Month: November 2015
In a welcome but little-noticed development, the United States recently encouraged fellow members of the Biological Weapons Convention to take a deeper interest in “tacit knowledge,” a key determinant of bioweapons development, but one that nonproliferation efforts have largely ignored.
An adaptation of an address by Lawrence M. Krauss at the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' 70th anniversary dinner in Chicago
Climate change is not just about things getting hotter; it’s about things getting meaner and more divided
Submarines armed with nuclear missiles give China a more credible nuclear deterrent, but undermine the credibility of China’s “No First Use” pledge.
The following is a keynote address by Gareth Evans at the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ Annual Clock Symposium, convened in Chicago on November 16, 2015.
Implementation of the Iran nuclear deal is only months away, yet a key incentive for Tehran could be missing: International banks and insurance providers are still reluctant to do business in the Islamic Republic.
It’s time to forsake the mad theory of nuclear deterrence and develop a new psychology of nuclear survival, one that refuses to tolerate such catastrophic weapons or the self-destructive thinking that has kept them around.
Those concerned about international security should pay attention to the Volkswagen case, since arms-control verification tools often use the same kind of proprietary technology that prevents transparency and independent scrutiny.
Dark moral dilemmas, vintage-atomic looks, and themes that strike close to home distinguish the latest addition to the wildly popular Fallout video game series.