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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Moving in the right direction. Estimated 1,000 less #nukes in the world. #OneIsTooMany http://t.co/ogMq3rHWF4 http://t.co/vAsn9ohguO — 1 day 16 hours ago
The US tried to make #nukes sexy during the testing era. They're not. http://t.co/3qGMAJh0B3 via @RYOTnews http://t.co/QkMrgOw5ZA — 2 days 16 hours ago
Proud to welcome @gaeltarleton & @dougmichelman to our board! http://t.co/paPDIgcpVZ — 2 days 19 hours ago
@Cirincione The SF office would like pictures of the Hawaiian shirts please.... — 2 days 20 hours ago