Articles by Jerald Ross

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 is Hiroshima Day.  Seventy-four years ago, August 6th, the US ushered in the reality of atomic warfare with the annihilation of that city and 100,000 of its inhabitants. Given the grisly fact ours was the country that dropped the bomb, and …

Venezuela must choose its own course

February 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Boston Globe‘s recent editorial “Hope for Venezuela” (Jan. 25) presents an alarmingly slanted perspective on US intervention in that country.  This is a situation ripe for the law of unintended consequences. The idea that the international community – or a self-selected portion of it …

On Feb. 1, the Trump administration announced it will pull the US out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty (INF), thus undoing one of the pillars of global security and potentially plunging the world into a new nuclear arms race.  The 1987 signing of this …