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Shifting the Paradigm: Time to Replace Article IV of the Non-Proliferation Treaty with Universal Membership in the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

by Alice Slater While the world applauds the growing recognition that the abolition of nuclear weapons seems to be an idea whose time has finally  come—from the calls by rusty cold warriors and former statesmen and generals to eliminate nuclear weapons—to the recent modest START negotiated by President Obama and Medvedev to cut nuclear arsenals […]

A New Start with START

Does the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty move us any closer to a world free of nuclear weapons? Original article: Yes Magazine by Alice Slater Following the first START agreement, the United States destroyed hundreds of B52 bombers and displayed them for view by Russian satellites. Both nations have destroyed Cold War weapons, ranging from […]

How US Missile Defense Plans Sabotaged Nuclear Disarmament Talks With Russia

Original Article: Counterpunch, July 14th, 2009 By ALICE SLATER Although Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev pledged to work for a nuclear weapons free world this spring, they failed to take meaningful steps at their July summit to put the world on the proper path to nuclear abolition. Disappointingly, they only agreed to minor […]