Non-Proliferation Treaty

Nuclear Proliferation and Nuclear Hypocrisy

September 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

The apparent new testing of a nuclear weapon by North Korea is certainly bad news for nuclear proliferation. But the “outrage” expressed by the US – the only nation to have actually used nuclear weapons and which is evading its obligations under the Non-Proliferation Treaty …

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Week in Massachusetts

August 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Massachusetts Remembers Hiroshima and Nagasaki Stop the $1 Trillion Nuclear Weapons Escalation Now!   71 years have passed since the the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 46 years since the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) took effect, and yet the five original …

People’s Call to President Obama

September 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Lead us to a World Free of Nuclear Weapons! As you stated in Prague in April of 2009, “The existence of thousands of nuclear weapons is the most dangerous legacy of the Cold War.”   Now, please take action to save the world from nuclear …

Getting things straight about the Iran deal

September 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Cambridge Chronicle, September 18, 2015 Lately debate on the Iran agreement has been reverberating in Washington and the national media. A few basic questions about the deal may help clarify just what’s at stake. First, what is the alternative? Clearly the alternative to this agreement …

by Javad Zarif, Foreign Minister of Iran The Guardian, July 31, 2015 We – Iran and its interlocutors in the group of nations known as the P5+1 – have finally achieved the shared objective of turning the Iranian nuclear programme from an unnecessary crisis into …

The New England Conference of the United Methodist Church approved a nuclear disarmament resolution at its June 2015 conference.  The resolution condemns the U.S. nuclear weapons modernization program and calls for the U.S. to take its weapons off hair-trigger alert and renounce first use of …

Thalif Deen, IPS News – Originally published in Common Dreams   After nearly four weeks of negotiations, the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference ended in a predictable outcome: a text overwhelmingly reflecting the views and interests of the nuclear-armed states and some of their nuclear-dependent …

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