• It's been a memorable year in nuclear policy. From Fukushima to Iran, the world was reminded just how dangerous nuclear technology can be. But hope continues to remain amidst the challenges. As the year draws to a close, here's a look back at some of the hottest nuclear stories of 2011.

    December 28, 2011 - By Margaret Swink
  • August 15, 2011 - By Anonymous
  • August 8, 2011 - By Joe Cirincione
  • Japan’s victory in the women’s World Cup championship owned the headlines earlier this week.  The news provided some much needed morale-building four months after the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami devastated much of the nation.

    July 22, 2011 - By Ploughshares Fund
  • May 4, 2011 - By Paul Carroll
  • A deadly earthquake and tsunami in Japan have left thousands dead and even more imperiled.  Critical situations at two nuclear power plants in Fukushima, Japan have left workers scrambling to restore stability inside the five reactor cores.  For reporters and researchers, Ploughshares Fund recommends the following nuclear experts for the best analysis on the evolving situation:

    March 14, 2011 - By Reid Pauly
  • Japan won't consider developing a nuclear arsenal if the United States adopts a "no first use" policy for such weapons, according to new report by the Ploughshares-funded  Union of Concerned Scientists, titled

    March 25, 2010 - By Anonymous
  • Japan has a surprisingly large influence on U.S. nuclear policy. But it is not the influence that most Japanese citizens think it is--or want it to be.

    October 13, 2009 - By Joe Cirincione