The Logic of Arms Control Has Changed

May 03, 2019

The United States built an arsenal of nuclear weapons to preserve and extend its global dominance. But now, in a perverse development, nukes threaten that dominance. My first trip to Washington, DC, to do something other than protest on the streets was to interview for a Herbert Scoville Jr....

Where Are We with Nuclear Disarmament?

December 11, 2017

The simultaneous momentum toward and away from nuclear disarmament has stalled global nuclear security efforts. On October 6, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). The decision came as a response to...

Britain’s Missed Opportunity to Reset Nuclear Button

August 02, 2016

It is time the UK considered a more realistic set of security and defense policies that reflects its position in the world. Now that the UK is heading for Brexit and reconsidering her role in the world, the UK Parliament's decision to renew the Trident nuclear weapons program was a missed...

How to Tame a Nuclear North Korea

July 02, 2013

Allowing North Korea to keep its nuclear weapons may be the best way to secure regional peace. North Korea’s unwavering and belligerent ambition to acquire nuclear arsenal has caused a great deal of tension amongst the international community in recent months. Driven by concerns over...