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 @Cirincione: .@SenFeinstein: lets get creative about having a smaller, more affordable #nuke force. Who could disagree with that? http:/… — 4 hours 45 min ago
Live debate tomorrow at GWU. Should the US cut its #nukes? @TomCollina takes on the opposition. Free tickets at: http://t.co/9sIqJmjYp1 — 4 hours 50 min ago
.@carrollpm on US prisoner release: #NorthKorea possibly interested in reopening talks, but this is no #gamechange http://t.co/iUCWKyEZst — 7 hours 49 min ago