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Looking for a New START

Originally published here. Last week, in the midst of the tense Copenhagen climate conference negotiations, brief news stories began to surface regarding an impending meeting between Presidents Obama and Medvedev. It wasn’t to be just any meeting: after nearly a year of complicated negotiations in Geneva between Russian and American diplomats, as well as several [...]
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The Mushroom Clouds on the Horizon: The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty

Originally published here. I was stunned. I mean, it was big. I’d been trying to visualize what it was going to be like, and I’d worked out a way to calibrate the shot. The initial fireball I guess I calibrated by holding up a quarter. If the quarter would cover the fireball then the yield [...]
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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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