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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RT @globalzero: "Nuclear weapons are an absolute evil that must no longer be allowed to exist." –Kazumi Matsui — 1 hour 11 min ago
Does anyone remember the 1979 box office dud #Meteor? US officials may. #Nukes for "planetary defense." http://t.co/LtgNCqGZSC — 4 hours 20 min ago
If left unchecked, could #ISIS build a #nuke? See what @Cirincione thinks in @nydailynews. http://t.co/YP9VXPcMcQ — 7 hours 30 min ago