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Nuclear Follies: How Not To Stem the BP Oil Gusher

Also published here. Over the past few years, as I've written about various aspects of nuclear weapons and nuclear non-proliferation issues, I've observed one particularly disturbing trend, which is the rather cavalier attitude people have toward “nukes”. I'm not a sociologist, and I haven't conducted a formal study, but there's a tendency among people online [...]
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Going Rogue: Can You Build Your Own Nuclear Arsenal?

So you think you're smart, huh? Maybe even sneaky? Could you easily build your own nuclear arsenal without anyone finding out? Test your cleverness with the Stimson Center's new online game, Cheater's Risk. The background is fascinating: As part of Stimson's “Unblocking the Road to Zero” project, which seeks to advance the debate about negotiated [...]
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The Nuclear Weapons Budget Enters The Spin Cycle

Originally published here. Over the past couple of years, the Wall Street Journal op-ed pages have become a full-blown nuclear policy battleground. We’ve seen editorials written by the “Four Statesmen” (Shultz, Perry, Nunn, and Kissinger) advocating for elimination of nuclear weapons; we’ve seen Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) call for new nuclear tests. We’ve even seen [...]
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