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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Blake Narendra pushes back against the idea of stepping away from a vital arms control treaty with Russia. http://t.co/fIiXXl5ECO — 3 hours 39 min ago
John Bolton’s call for new #nukes doesn't make sense. Here's why: http://t.co/Wwqtbz7NeV http://t.co/6bQfS3X2eW — 6 hours 38 min ago
RT @Cirincione: Good to be back in San Francisco for a few days @plough_shares headquarters in the Presidio. — 1 day 5 hours ago
"US tactical nuclear weapons [in Europe] detract from more useful defense initiatives" http://t.co/Bd3Po17Ug9 — 1 day 23 hours ago