A “Never Event” That Could Kill Millions

A “Never Event” That Could Kill Millions

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by  Matt Bivens, M.D. During my residency in emergency medicine,  an  attending physician watching me place a central venous catheter spoke up. “Don’t let go of the  wire!” he warned. “Right,” I agreed. But secretly,  I thought, “Why not? It’s not going…

Massachusetts Peace Action

Massachusetts Peace Action

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Boris Kagarlitsky, Oleg Bodrov, and Achin Vanaik speak withMassachusetts State Reps. Jon Hecht, Nika Elugardo, and LindsaySabadosa, and State Sen. Jamie Eldridge, about the new nuclear armsrace and what Massachusetts can do about it.

The need for auditing of the procurement process followed in the case of  nuclear power reactors for the country

The need for auditing of the procurement process followed in the case of nuclear power reactors for the country

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Dated, 7th July 2019 ToThe Comptroller & Auditor General Of IndiaPocket – 9, Deen Dayal Upadhaya MargNew Delhi – 110124Email: cagoffice@cag.gov.in Dear Sir, Subject: The need for auditing of the procurement process followed in the case of  nuclear power reactors for the country Greetings from…

Imperial Overreach in Iran

Imperial Overreach in Iran

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— Suvrat Raju In the last week of June 2019, as this article was being written, tensions between the U.S. and Iranian governments escalated sharply. On June 20, 2019, in response to aggressive U.S. actions, including the mobilization of troops, naval forces, and…

A not so modest proposal: Maintain the INF, extend New START, and involve new actors in arms control

A not so modest proposal: Maintain the INF, extend New START, and involve new actors in arms control

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By Pierce S. Corden, June 26, 2019 For the United States and the Russian Federation to avoid withdrawal from the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty on August 2, 2019, both parties must resolve claims that the other is in noncompliance. The Treaty prohibits deployment…

Modernization of world nuclear forces continues despite overall decrease in number of warheads: New SIPRI Yearbook out now

Modernization of world nuclear forces continues despite overall decrease in number of warheads: New SIPRI Yearbook out now

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(Stockholm, 17 June 2019) The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) today launches the findings of SIPRI Yearbook 2019, which assesses the current state of armaments, disarmament and international security. ??????The modernization of nuclear forces continues SIPRI Governing Board Chair Ambassador Jan Eliasson, former…