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  • Stubborn like a musk ox -- why Homo sapiens can't think straight about nuclear weapons

    Stubborn like a musk ox -- why Homo sapiens can't think straight about nuclear weapons
    Most people can be forgiven for ignoring the threat posed by nuclear weapons. It might seem surprising, but we have been preprogrammed by our own evolutionary history to engage in such ignorance. The nuclear age is just a tiny blip tacked on to our very...
  • Hackers? Worry about North Korea's nukes

    Hackers? Worry about North Korea's nukes
    While the world's attention focuses on North Korea's cyber war with Sony, the Hermit Kingdom is rapidly increasing its stockpile of nuclear weapons material, with little real pushback from the United States. A new analysis of North Korea's nuclear...
  • Iran's president calls for end to isolation, urges nuclear deal

    Iran's president calls for end to isolation, urges nuclear deal
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called international nuclear negotiations a matter of “heart” on Sunday, and said Iran needed to end its political isolation to allow its economy to grow. Rouhani made his remarks to a conference of 1,500...
  • Dermer makes news at Israel Bonds event

    Dermer makes news at Israel Bonds event
    Israel Bonds held its International Prime Minister's Club Dinner on Sunday, Jan. 25 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, with 13 honorees from the United States and Canada receiving the Israel67 Award in recognition of their exemplary efforts on behalf of...
  • Aging nuclear arsenal grows ever more costly

    Aging nuclear arsenal grows ever more costly
    Pipes, tanks and other equipment rust in the humid Southern air. Leaky roofs leave puddles on factory floors. Abandoned buildings are scattered across an 800-acre site contaminated with hundreds of tons of mercury. If this were a factory making cars...
  • 2 Americans freed by North Korea arrive in U.S., hug family members

    2 Americans freed by North Korea arrive in U.S., hug family members
    Two Americans freed from secretive North Korea returned home on Saturday after the surprise involvement of the top-ranking U.S. intelligence official who traveled to Pyongyang to secure their release. Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller, who had been...
  • Should Ukraine rewrite history and reacquire nuclear weapons? No and no.

    Should Ukraine rewrite history and reacquire nuclear weapons? No and no.
    Twenty years ago in Budapest, Hungary, leaders of the United States, Russia, Britain and Ukraine signed a memorandum on nuclear weapons and Ukrainian security. It committed Ukraine to remove nuclear arms from its territory and join the Nuclear...
  • Russia says it has a right to put nuclear weapons in Crimea

    Russia says it has a right to put nuclear weapons in Crimea
    Russia has the right to deploy nuclear weapons in the Crimean peninsula, which it seized from Ukraine in March, a top Russian official said Monday. “Crimea was not a non-nuclear zone in an international law sense but was part of Ukraine, a state...
  • 'The Interview' pulled: Sony let the bad guys win

     'The Interview' pulled: Sony let the bad guys win
    To the editor: While I understand concern for public safety, to allow anyone or any country to dictate through threat is a huge mistake. Giving in to bullies hurts all of us, and as we all know, it opens the door to more of the same. ("Sony scraps 'The...
  • Restocking the U.S. nuclear arsenal would send a terrible message

    Restocking the U.S. nuclear arsenal would send a terrible message
    To the editor: The U.S. can lead in modernizing its nuclear arsenal, resuming nuclear testing and, in general, continuing to demonstrate the perceived military usefulness of nuclear weapons. Or, the U.S. can lead in pursuing negotiations in good faith...
  • Beyond M.A.D.: Reviving nuclear war

    "Some of the key technocrats and scientists of the Cold War say the nation has become overly confident about its nuclear deterrence. The nuclear enterprise, they say, 'is rusting its way to disarmament.'" Let's meditate on this irony -- that disarmament,...