Monthly Archives: January 2009

Voting for “US Leadership to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Globally”

Obama has promised it, his Defense Secretary isn’t convinced, but now you can vote on it. At Change.org you can help construct a list of priorities for the new American Administration that includes US leadership to abolish nuclear weapons in … Continue reading

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Israel in Gaza and the Arms Trade Treaty

Some critics of Israel’s military action in Gaza charge that its extensive use of American-origin weapons violates US arms transfer laws. Whatever the merits of that particular charge, it is the type of issue that an arms trade treaty would … Continue reading

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Complication and Compromise on Obama’s CTBT Action

The Obama Administration’s promise of early action to ratify the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty is shaping up to become a direct challenge to the prominently declared views of his Defense Secretary. President-elect Barack Obama’s campaign position on the Comprehensive Test … Continue reading

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Eliminating Nuclear Weapons: Giving the Obvious a Chance in 2009

It has long been blindingly obvious that the only sure way to prevent the use of nuclear weapons is to eliminate them, but the politics of arms control has never really been drawn to the obvious – until now, that … Continue reading

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