Monthly Archives: August 2009

The Return of the Reliable Replacement Warhead?

Originally published here.. As many of you may have noticed, I have a bit of an obsession with nuclear weapons. Maybe it’s a result of growing up during the Cold War, being a teen during the Reagan years, and finally seeing the Cold War end. Maybe it’s a result of working out in the desert [...]
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Iran, ‘Nuclear Breakout’, and Hope for the Future: An Interview With Jacqueline Shire

Originally published here. Recently, I had the opportunity to interview Jacqueline Shire, a Senior Analyst at the Institute for Science and International Security, where she researches Iran’s nuclear program as well as proliferation issues involving other countries. Her background in nuclear weapons issues is extensive: She spent eight years in the State Department’s Bureau of [...]
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The ‘Nuclear Posture Landmine’ : An Interview With Joe Cirincione

Originally published here. President Barack Obama has had to face many complex problems during the first year of his presidency, not the least of which are nuclear weapons-related issues. Last week, I interviewed Joe Cirincione, whose current position as president of the Ploughshares Fund is just the latest milestone in his long career as a [...]
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