Monthly Archives: April 2010

Politico: Forget Actual Arms Control Experts! Bring On John Bolton.

Also published here. Remember John Bolton? He was the guy President George W. Bush appointed as Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, and later as Ambassador to the United Nations. He was famous for a number of things, not the least of which was his complicity in lies that the US used [...]
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No “Reset Button” For Tactical Nuclear Weapons

Also published here. When the average American thinks of “US nuclear weapons”, they probably have a vague idea of large missiles ready to launch from silos at various locations in our country. Given the recent news coverage of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, they might even have a more specific idea of how these [...]
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Spin versus Facts on Nuclear “Modernization” and New START

Also published here. The photo above was taken in December 2009. It’s a White House Situation Room meeting between President Obama and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Special Assistant to the President (Coordinator for Arms Control and WMD) Gary Samore, Sen. Dick Lugar, R-Ind., and Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass. They’re discussing nuclear arms control and [...]
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