The United States invented nuclear weapons, operates the second largest nuclear force in the world and holds the dubious distinction of being the only country to use these weapons in combat. As a result, the U.S. has a special responsibility to lead the way in reducing its own nuclear weapons stockpile and calling for other nuclear armed nations to follow suite. Following is analysis and opinion from Ploughshares Fund staff, grantees and guests on the ongoing struggle to deal with nuclear weapons in the United States.
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MT @globalzero: #DYK: The Nobel Peace Prize awarded to people and organisations working for #nuclear disarmament 8 times since 1969. — 55 min 55 sec ago
#IranDeal talks are on hold, but the broader #nuke weapons issue isn't. Subscribe to @EarlyWarningPF for daily news http://t.co/F8Xs5qf3ko — 2 hours 2 min ago
61% of Americans want #IranDeal. A few in Congress are making that difficult. http://t.co/IUc6UgHllx http://t.co/6CdzR4HRvD — 3 hours 30 min ago