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IPPNW mourns a founder and leader, Herb Abrams

Dr. Herbert L. Abrams, one of the original founders and leaders of IPPNW, passed away peacefully at his home on January 20, 2016.  He was 95 years old.  981 more words

Nuclear Weapons

Happy Implementation Day!

It was a landmark event last week when the International Atomic Energy Agency officially certified Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal. The news received some press coverage, but it deserved much more. 202 more words

Sanctions And Security

AN OPEN LETTER ON NUCLEAR WEAPONS TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE:

POLITICAL RESPONSIBILITY IN THE NUCLEAR AGE

By Richard Falk, David Krieger and Robert Laney

Dear fellow citizens:

By their purported test of a hydrogen bomb early in 2016, North Korea reminded the world that nuclear dangers are not an abstraction, but a continuing menace that the governments and peoples of the world ignore at their peril. 1,835 more words

Commentary

Jeremy Corbyn's Yellow Submarine Policy

Jeremy Corbyn’s yellow submarine proposal is nothing but a white elephant, with all the cost and none of the benefits of nuclear deterrence

Spare a thought for those in peril on the… 1,124 more words

UK Politics

States of hope and states of concern

At the UN General assembly last fall there was an essential vote on the future of mankind. Resolution number A/RES/70/33 calling for the international society to… 571 more words

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What if?

Former UK Defence Minister Des Browne is worried that Britain’s Trident submarines could be put out of commission by a cyberattack. What if, he asked the BBC last month… 465 more words

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Why aren’t the candidates for US President talking about nuclear war?

When the Cold War ended, we pretty much stopped worrying about nuclear war, but the weapons didn’t go away. More than 15,000 are left in the world today, 95 percent in the arsenals of the U.S. 585 more words

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