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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Just what is the problem with keeping so many #nukes around? @StephenUCS explains on our blog. http://t.co/JoXqqslYg9 — 2 days 17 hours ago
RT @Gottemoeller: I had the honor of being sworn in by Deputy Secretary Burns today. Formal ceremony to follow soon. Thanks for all the sup… — 2 days 18 hours ago