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02.11.2017

Congressional Budget Office: US Nuclear Forces To Cost $1.2 Trillion over 30 Years

Congressional Budget Office: US Nuclear Forces To Cost $1.2 Trillion over 30 Years

Modernization bill estimated at $400 billion; operations $800 billion Guesstimated future costs discounted for inflation; current-dollar figure much higher On the 31st of October, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its 73-page of the future costs of maintaining and modernizing US nuclear weapons, entitled “Approaches for Managing… »

13.04.2016

Nuclear weapon ban treaty – the only way forward

Nuclear weapon ban treaty – the only way forward

Last year, the UN General Assembly approved the formation of an Open Ended Working Group on the subject of “Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations”.  Work started in February and will finish in August.  In the first sessions a range of possibilities were discussed. The next sessions take… »

10.06.2015

NPT consensus failure a good thing; 108 countries pledge to help ban nuclear weapons

NPT consensus failure a good thing; 108 countries pledge to help ban nuclear weapons

On May 22, the ninth five-year, month-long Review Conference (“RevCon”) of 191 states parties to the Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) came to an end, on an upbeat note in our view. In fact we think the conference outcome was about the best that could be hoped… »

26.04.2015

NPT Review Conference circus begins

NPT Review Conference circus begins

By Greg Mello of the Los Alamos Study Group, USA Beginning Monday, May April 27 and lasting through May 22, the United Nations headquarters in New York will host the ninth five-year Review Conference (RevCon) of the Parties to the Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear… »

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