Category Archives: Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty

How to save $100 billion per year (via IPPNW peace and health blog)

The International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War offer a way to save $100 billion per year. It is time to cut spending on nuclear weapons development. Nuclear weapons should be outlawed. Bruce Blair of Global Zero has just … Continue reading

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Common Ground in the Senate before Christmas to Pass the START Treaty

The New START Treaty is another step on the path to sanity by reducing nuclear arsenals within the U.S. and Russia. It’s time for U.S. Senators to come together for the sake of all Americans to create a safer world by passing the New START Treaty in 2010. Continue reading

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Time to Pass the New START Treaty in December 2010

According to former Republican arms control negotiator Richard Burt, Republicans may be stalling on passage of the New START because they have never passed an arms control treaty under a Democratic Congress and/or a Democratic President. It has nothing to do with the merits of the Treaty and it’s all about partisan politics. Burt and 5 former Republican Secretaries of State urge passage of the New START Treaty for the sake of improved national security. Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Senator Kyl to Ratify the START Treaty Now

An Open Letter to Senator Jon Kyl: Dear Senator Kyl please join together with Republican Senator Lugar and ratify the New START Treaty as soon as possible in this current session of Congress. This Treaty has broad bipartisan support amongst military leaders and foreign policy experts of both parties. This Treaty will make the U.S. safer and promote peaceful relations between the U.S. and Russia in reducing the threat of nuclear weapons that affects all people around the world. Do the right thing by putting aside petty partisan politics and fearmongering and pass this treaty now. Continue reading

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Senator Lugar Urges Republicans and Democrats to Do Their Duty and Pass the New START Treaty Now

Elder Statesman, Senator Lugar, Stands up to Republican Leadership on the New START Treaty and calls for Immediate Passage of the Treaty before 2011 On Wednesday, 11/17/2010, Senator Lugar at a press conference with Senator Kerry and Secretary of State … Continue reading

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“Fair Game” a Must-See Film about the Outing of Valerie Plame and Abuse of Power

Valerie Plame, True-Life Jane Bond in Stopping Nuclear Proliferation Valerie Plame risked her life for her country for over 20 years while working for the CIA as a covert counter-proliferation operative. She moved throughout the middle east as a non-official … Continue reading

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Time to Ratify the Historic START Treaty in 2010

Time to ratify the historic START Treaty in 2010. Military experts and cold war warriors like Henry Kissinger, Sam Nunn, William Perry and George Shultz agree the U.S. and the world will be safer without the threat of nuclear weapons. It is up to the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee to move the treaty out of committee to a full vote in the Senate. Passage of the START Treaty should gain bipartisan support. Will Senator Lugar be able to convince his colleagues of the importance and necessity of passing the START Treaty? Many nuclear and non-nuclear nations are hoping that the U.S. will quickly ratify this treaty. Continue reading

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Nuclear Weapons To Zero ASAP

Nuclear weapons to Zero ASAP. Even former cold war architects like Sam Nunn and Henry Kissinger agree. Continue reading

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President Obama Hosts Historic Nuclear Security Summit

President Obama hosts historic Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, D.C. The original song by Jonathan Mann: How to Stop the Nuclear Menace is a nice theme song for the conference. Continue reading

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President Obama Signs Historic Nuclear Disarmament Treaty with Russia

President Obama signed an historic nuclear disarmament treaty in Prague with President Medvedev that will cut nuclear arsenals of both countries by one-third. President Obama said today, April 8, 2010 at the Treaty signing: “The key is for the United … Continue reading

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