On the radar: Tensions over INF; Rouhani threatens referendum on nuclear deal; Seeking an end to Iran’s isolation; Corker predicts more sanctions; Geopolitics of a deal; and Hiroshima, Nagasaki plan exhibit in DC.   Read more »
Posted on January 5, 2015
  On the radar: Atomic amendments in NDAA; Nuclear fault lines; Tehran sanctions new tech; To commemorate or not?; Shortsleeve summit; Atomic time capsule; and 25 million Big Macs.   Read more »
Posted on June 7, 2013
  On the radar: Interceptors that can’t intercept; Nowruz statement; Talks in Turkey; Fallback options; How to reach a deal with Iran; New WH coordinator on WMD; and Maj. Kong as a young child.   Read more »
Posted on March 19, 2013
In August 1945, an estimated 185,000 people lost their lives as a result of the nuclear bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, which represent the first and only nuclear attacks on earth. We are working to ensure they are also the last. Read more »
Posted by admin on August 29, 2012
In 1945, Ploughshares Fund supporter Reid Dennis was sent by the Navy to Japan. While there he visited both Hiroshima and Nagasaki shortly after their bombing. Reid has kindly shared his remembrances of that visit with us, below.  Read more »
Posted by admin on August 9, 2012
On the radar: Levi on factors facilitating sanctions; Not time to relax oversight of the complex; Piecemeal BMD in the Gulf; STRATCOM on CMRR alternatives; Parsi on U.S.-Israel-Iran conundrum; First MDA chief from the Navy; and Firsthand pictures of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.   Read more »
Posted on August 9, 2012
Couture, catwalks and colorblocking. That’s right, it’s that time of year – Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City. The days of Fashion Week are spent honoring the hottest names in style, from Marc Jacobs to Max Azria to Issey Miyake, a Japanese designer and the man behind Steve Jobs’ infamous black turtleneck. Read more »
Posted by Megan Murphy on February 15, 2012
Sanctions for What? - Paul Pillar in The National Interest Read more »
Posted on August 10, 2011
Sixty-six years and hundreds of kilometers separate the disaster at Fukushima and the hibakusha, the Japanese word for survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings of August 6 and 9, 1945. But the lesson is the same: Nuclear technology is inherently dangerous whether in a nuclear power plant or a nuclear bomb. Read more »
Posted by Joe Cirincione on August 8, 2011
GOP Candidates, What Do You Say About Savings in Military Budget? - Greg Thielmann in the Des Moines Register Read more »
Posted on August 4, 2011