March 25, 2014

Zero Nuclear Weapons Would Be MAD

Zachary Keck, The Diplomat

The Associated Press

This week world leaders are gathering in the Netherlands for the 3rd Nuclear Security Summit. Although the purpose of the Nuclear Security Summits is to secure nuclear materials around the world, it is also part of President Barack Obama’s larger goal of eliminating all nuclear weapons.

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TAGGED: Nuclear Weapons, Mutually Assured Destruction


March 25, 2014
The Strangelove Summit
Christopher Dickey & Jamie Dettmer, Daily Beast
Dr. Strangelove would have felt at home at the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague on Monday and Tuesday. For starters, the chamber where 53 countries came together around a great circular table bore an uncanny resemblance to... more ››
March 25, 2014
Nukes Wouldn't Have Helped Ukraine
Jeffrey Lewis, Foreign Policy
Vladimir Putin's justification for invading Crimea may be more contorted than even his girlfriend, but the discussion of whether nuclear weapons would have helped Ukraine defend itself has been nearly as bad. more ››
March 21, 2014
Ukraine Needs NATO, Not Nukes
Alexander Sich, National Review
Russia’s aggressions and provocations — with likely more to come given West’s de facto complacence — and its reneging on the Budapest Memorandum shouldn’t force Ukraine to follow suit. While Article... more ››
March 19, 2014
Iran Keeps Its Word on Nuclear Arms
Javad Zarif, Financial Times
Pursuing atomic weapons would put the country’s national security in jeopardy. more ››
March 19, 2014
Why Russia's Invasion of Ukraine Means More Nukes
Wall Street Journal
The damage to world order from Vladimir Putin's invasion of Crimea will echo for years, but one of the biggest casualties deserves more attention: the cause of nuclear nonproliferation. One lesson to the world of Russia's... more ››