Abolition 2000 – Global Network to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons
It’s Not Enough to Declare “No First Use”

It’s Not Enough to Declare “No First Use”

On January 30, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and House Armed Services Chair Adam Smith introduced a bill declaring that, “It is the policy of the United States to not use nuclear weapons first.” This is a good thing, but standing alone is likely to have little impact on the...
Renew Nuclear Arms Control, Don’t Destroy It

Renew Nuclear Arms Control, Don’t Destroy It

By Andrew Lichterman* and John Burroughs*. NEW YORK, Jan 2 2019 (IPS) – A hard-earned lesson of the Cold War is that arms control reduces the risk of nuclear war by limiting dangerous deployments and, even more important, by creating channels of communication...