nuclear issue

The Final 100 Seconds

THE DOOMSDAY CLOCK (Courtesy of The Globe and Mail) Never before this year 2020 has the world-famous Doomsday Clock registered only “100 seconds-to-midnight.” According to the Science & Security Board, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, since WWII, the world has…

The world’s most dangerous document hits the front pages…

Did you see the in-depth coverage today on top of your news media? By Jan Oberg No it didn’t. The mainstream media are totally irresponsible in their priorities. At the moment of writing, five hours after the world’s most dangerous…

Lies, Damn Lies, and Nuclear Posture Reviews

By David Swanson Did you hear the one about the “safe, secure, and effective nuclear deterrent”? There is, of course, nothing safe or secure about producing, maintaining, or threatening to use nuclear weapons. Nor is there evidence that they have…

Trump’s Nuclear Posture Review Is a Dangerous Step Backward

By Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy | lcnp.org The Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) released today at the Pentagon ignores international legal obligations of the United States and increases the risks of nuclear war. Prepared by the Department of Defense in…

Lessons from the North Korea crisis: Nuclear weapons cause war even when not used

By Gunnar Westberg The author has been twice to North Korea and maintains contacts with physicians in the North Korean branch of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War in that country. ”If your country continues to develop nuclear…

2015 World Conference Against Atomic & Hydrogen Bombs

Declaration of the International Meeting It will soon be 70 years since atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States. This year also marks the 70th year after the end of World War II. We the…

Lifting sanctions contributes much to prosperity of average Iranians

Iran Review’s Exclusive Interview with Scilla Elworthy By: Kourosh Ziabari On the final day of the Global Media Forum 2015 and while I had only a couple of hours to pack my luggage and depart from Bonn to Frankfurt and…