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Out of the Nuclear Shadow: Scientists and the Struggle Against the Bomb

April 21, 2014 Linus Pauling Award lecture by Zia Mian,   - “Out of the Nuclear Shadow: Scientists and the Struggle Against the Bomb,”   Transcript is available when you click read more.

After Mexico: Why an “Ottawa Process” for a Legal Ban of Nuclear Weapons Deserves Our Enthusiastic Support

 There is transformation in the air and a shift in the zeitgeist in how nations and civil society are addressing nuclear disarmament. 

Time for a 21st Century US Foreign Policy

With 16,000 of the world’s 17,000 nuclear bombs in the US and Russia, the US should certainly not be fanning the fires for a new cold war after the distressing events in Crimea and the Ukraine.   Rather, we should acknowledge our broken promise to Gorbachev that we wouldn’t expand NATO if Russia didn’t object to […]