Arms Control

Negotiating with Tehran

by stein on November 21, 2014

After sitting poolside for two weeks, Arms Control Wonk podcast co-host Aaron Stein returns to talk with Jeffrey and Shashank Joshi about the P5+1’s negotiations with Iran. In it, we Continue →

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The Pentagon’s Slush Fund Continues to Raise Eyebrows

by Nukes of Hazard Blog: on November 21, 2014

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By Angela Canterbury and Sarah Tully

It was a strong start earlier this year, when President Obama made a budget request for the Pentagon that was finally in Continue →

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As the Iran nuclear negotiations near their self-imposed deadline of November 24th, Jon Stewart adds his atypically subtle commentary to the fray through his new film Rosewater. Rosewater, which depicts Continue →

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Project Sapphire: a model for defense by other means

by Nukes of Hazard Blog: on November 21, 2014

David Hoffman’s chapter on Project Sapphire in his Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Dead Hand reads like a spy-thriller novel -- complete with a young American diplomat protagonist, angry Russians, a Continue →

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Recognizing our Allies on Capitol Hill

by Council for a Livable World -- The Chain Reaction: on November 21, 2014

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On the evening of November 18th, the arms control community came together to recognize members of Congress who have demonstrated superior support for common sense nuclear weapons policies.

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Election Contest Results

by Council for a Livable World -- The Chain Reaction: on November 20, 2014

The results are in for our 2014 Election Contest!

We had 315 entries this year, but in the end, we had to pick three top finishers.

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Defense Secretary Hagel Needs to Consult Senator Hagel More Often

by Nukes of Hazard Blog: on November 20, 2014

In a press conference last Friday, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced his commitment to revamping America’s nuclear weapons program after findings from two separate reviews revealed institutional failures such Continue →

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Turing and Oppenheimer

by krepon on November 18, 2014

J. Robert Oppenheimer and Ernest Lawrence were worthy of a dual biography. Oppenheimer and Edward Teller will be forever intertwined. So why haven’t Oppenheimer and Alan Turing been joined at Continue →

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Nuclear Security: How the U.S. and Russia Can Save the World

by Nukes of Hazard Blog: on November 17, 2014

The recent tension between Russia and the United States could increase the risk of a nuclear attack, but not in the way you are thinking.

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National Security Legislative Calendar – Nov. 17

by Council for a Livable World -- The Chain Reaction: on November 17, 2014

(only updated information is included; for complete National Security Legislative Calendar, click on: http://livableworld.org/calendar/signup/

November 17, 2014 update

Congress is back for its post-election lame duck session, but it Continue →

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The Disillusioned Men Babysitting America’s Nuclear Weapons

by Nukes of Hazard Blog: on November 14, 2014

Ever wonder what it would be like to hold the key to America’s most lethal weapons in your hand? According to a recent expose by Mother Jones, the job is Continue →

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One Year Later: Iran’s Nuclear Report Card

by Nukes of Hazard Blog: on November 14, 2014

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With only ten days until the Nov. 24 deadline to finalize a nuclear agreement, top negotiators are once again hard at work to bridge the gaps that remain between the Continue →

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UN: ‘Killer Robot’ Talks Go Forward, Slowly

by Human Rights Watch on November 14, 2014

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Pentagon Review To Fix Nuclear Problems – Again

by Hans M. Kristensen on November 14, 2014

Less than a decade after the Pentagon conducted a major review to fix problems in the nuclear management of U.S. nuclear forces, the Pentagon today announced the results of yet Continue →

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Election Forum and Reception on the Future of National Security

by Council for a Livable World -- The Chain Reaction: on November 13, 2014

On Thursday, Nov. 6 at the Hampshire House in Boston, Council for a Livable World and the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation hosted an Election Forum and Reception on Continue →

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A Note from our New Policy Associate, Eric Tamerlani

by Council for a Livable World -- The Chain Reaction: on November 12, 2014

Introducing Eric Tamerlani, our newest addition to the Council and Center staff who joins the team as the new Policy Associate. Meet Eric:

I am delighted to join the Council Continue →

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How does Jeffrey find time to podcast? He has super talented staff to do the real work! Jeffrey talks with Melissa Hanham and Catherine Dill, research associates at the Center Continue →

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Ukraine, Syria: Incendiary Weapons Threaten Civilians

by Human Rights Watch on November 10, 2014

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Nuclear Dangers: Now What?

by krepon on November 10, 2014

What can the Obama Administration hope to accomplish to reduce nuclear dangers during the last quarter-pole of this presidency, especially after being drubbed in the mid-term elections? Quite a lot, Continue →

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Decent Public Servant Dies; Strong Legacy of Service and Values

by Council for a Livable World -- The Chain Reaction: on November 10, 2014

Lane Evans, the principled liberal House member from Moliine, Rock Island and rural Illinois, died. Perhaps it was ordained in the heavens that Lane's death came after the election and Continue →

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U.S. will attend Vienna Conference

by Nukes of Hazard Blog: on November 7, 2014

The U.S. announced this evening that it will attend the third Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons.

The Conference, set to take place on December 8-9, 2014 Continue →

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