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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"US tactical nuclear weapons [in Europe] detract from more useful defense initiatives" http://t.co/Bd3Po17Ug9 — 3 hours 18 min ago
What does Scottish independence mean for the UK's #nukes? http://t.co/zDDhsCAbie via @nukes_of_hazard — 4 hours 28 min ago
Apply to @ScovillePF by Oct. 6 to work w/1 of over 2 dozen NGOs in DC on intl peace & security for 6-9 months http://t.co/IfzgXsOtp0 — 11 hours 47 min ago
RT @Cirincione: .@theNCI to begin study on nuclear weapons tests and the proliferation of cancer throughout communities in New Mexico http:… — 15 hours 16 min ago