and Pakistan are going to have to figure out how to trust each other,
which is hard to do when they’re always depending on Washington to
settle their fights. Rabia Akhtar posts her second entry in our debate on reducing South Asia’s nuclear dangers.
inspectors have now put the capstone on previous reports implicating
the Syrian government in gross violations of the Chemical Weapons
Convention. How will the nations of the world react?
leadership has done little to address pressing humanitarian issues at
Semipalatinsk, failing to provide adequate funding for environmental
clean up and adequate security for the former Soviet nuclear testing
Ta Minh Tuan, Parris H. Chang, Raymond Jose Quilop
Obama is reportedly considering a no-first-use policy for the US
nuclear arsenal. Proponents of the move say it would de-escalate
potential nuclear crises but, in much of Asia, the idea has thrown
Washington's security guarantees into doubt. The debate continues.
What We're Reading What We’re Reading is a new blog at the Bulletin featuring short posts about articles you’ll want to see. This week we look at how hydropower, long thought of as "clean energy," emits more greenhouse gases than anyone realized, and at Russia's nuclear rhetoric: is it alarming or just ridiculous?
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Schlosser's film Command and Control, based on his 2013 book of the
same title, opens today at the Gene Siskel Film Center. After the 8
p.m. show, join the MacArthur Foundation in a special discussion with
the Bulletin's Rachel Bronson and Eric Schlosser, both of whom will be in attendance.
Korean missile tests, tensions with Russia, and our own expensive plans
to modernize the US nuclear arsenal have escalated public concern about
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