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The Nuclear Deal and the Success of Sanctions

I am an enthusiastic supporter of the nuclear deal with Iran. The morning the agreement was announced I wrote an op-ed endorsing the agreement that was published by Fox News, which you can… 283 more words

Sanctions And Security

Are nuclear arms control and disarmament agreements of any value?

The recent announcement of a nuclear deal between the governments of Iran and other major nations, including the United States, naturally draws our attention to the history of international nuclear arms control and disarmament agreements. 855 more words

Nuclear Weapons

Who Was Tsutomu Yamaguchi?

On August 6, 1945, a 29-year-old Engineer for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries had just stepped off a streetcar in Hiroshima, Japan. Tsutomu Yamaguchi happened to look up and noticed a very high-flying airplane. 617 more words


The Rainbow Warrior (almost) 30 years on

On the 10th of July 1985 a friendly nation committed an act of terrorism on New Zealand territory. No allies or friendly counties criticised France for the sinking of the Rainbow warrior in Auckland Harbour and the killing of a crew member. 107 more words

New Zealand

The tail wagged the dog! Who cares?

The Review conference of the Non-proliferation Treaty ended Friday, May 22, without a final document being accepted. Up until the very end it seemed that the conference would end with a non-committal document. 418 more words

Nuclear Weapons

Guns and Roses: The UN Delivers Uneven Messaging on Disarmament and Development, Dr. Robert Zuber

The week just ended did not always bode well for the United Nations in its efforts to find meaningful consensus on core issues affecting the health and sustainability of our planet. 1,458 more words

Progress on Nuclear Disarmament Has Always Depended on Non-Nuclear-Armed States and Civil Society

This is the final piece in my series onDeconstructing Nuclear Discourse at the 2015 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference”. It is republished from… 1,095 more words