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Saber Rattling Works, But Which Way

By Peace Action West on Fri, 01 May 2015 00:22:55

This is a guest post from Martin Hellman reprinted from Martin’s Defusing the Nuclear Threat blog. Martin is a professor at Stanford University, best known for his invention of public key cryptography. But his blog covers a primary interest of his: how fallible human beings can survive possessing nuclear weapons, where even […]Read More

Iran nuke deal: Good for Israel

By Peace Action West on Thu, 30 Apr 2015 00:39:49

This post was originally printed in the Jerusalem Post and was penned by Peace Action’s political director Paul Kawika Martin who is based in the national office in Washington D.C.  Note that the Jerusalem Post is considered to have a center-right readership in Israel and the United States. This piece […]Read More

On Eve of Non-Proliferation Conference, ‘Clarion Call’ for Nuke-Free World

By Jon Rainwater on Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:49:34

This piece is a reprint press coverage today of Peace Action’s Peace and Planet mobilization in Common Dreams written by Common Dreams staff writer Dierdre Fulton. One day before global stakeholders began a month-long meeting to review progress on the landmark Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), a broad coalition […]Read More

House Members Organize for Peace and Diplomacy

By Jon Rainwater on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:30:44

It’s time for members of Congress to stand up for diplomacy and against the calls for military strikes on Iran from people like Senators Cotton and McCain. This effort in the House is critical because it’s very likely that there will be a vote in Congress shortly after […]Read More

Cakewalk Cotton and ‘Kill the Deal’ Kristol’s Easy War

By Jon Rainwater on Fri, 10 Apr 2015 17:48:42

This piece was originally published in the Huffington Post. Within the last few days, neo-conservative pundit Bill Kristol and the Ayatollah’s pen pal, Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) have added their names to the list of people seriously suggesting airstrikes on Iran might better constrain that country’s nuclear programs […]Read More

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