Category Archives: New START

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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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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Recap: President Obama’s Nuclear Week

Also published here. Back on March 31, Marc Ambinder over at The Atlantic posted something that made me smile: Next week kicks off nuclear madness month at the White House — or, as one senior administration official resignedly describes it, “all nukes, all the time.” If you’re a nuke/national security blogger or journalist, last week [...]
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