nuclear war

On the Road to World War III?

November 6, 2018

By Michael T. Klare This is not your mother’s Cold War When it comes to relations between Donald Trump’s America, Vladimir Putin’s Russia, and Xi Jinping’s China, observers everywhere are starting to talk about a return to an all-too-familiar past. “Now we have a new Cold War,” commented Russia expert Peter Felgenhauer in Moscow after…

Withdrawal From INF Nuclear Treaty Brings us "Closer to Nuclear War" Than any Time Since 1950's

Withdrawal From INF Nuclear Treaty Brings us “Closer to Doomsday” Than any Time Since 1950’s

October 24, 2018

The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces agreement is one of the most important international treaties and its cancellation will mean a full return to the nuclear arms race and closer to nuclear disaster, says Peter Kuznick of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University

73 Years After Atomic Bombing of Japan: Nuclear Threat More Immediate Than Ever

August 9, 2018

We tend to think that the nuclear war is a remote possibility. However, on the 73rd anniversary of the second atomic bomb drop on Japan, in Nagasaki, historian Peter Kuznick reflects on how the nuclear threat is more immediate now than at any other time since the 1950’s

Has Trump Launched a New Nuclear Arms Race?

February 5, 2018

With its just-released nuclear strategy, the Trump administration is threatening another nuclear arms race and bringing the world closer to catastrophe, says Col. Lawrence Wilkerson

Rebuking Trump, Nobel Prize Goes to Group That Opposes Nuclear Weapons

October 6, 2017

“No right hands for the wrong weapons” – Nobel Peace Prize Winner ICAN

North Korea

September 25, 2017
North Korea says Trump’s dangerous rhetoric is tantamount to a declaration of war. But even if military officials try to act as a restraint on Trump’s hostility, Trump isn’t bound by the advice he gets from anyone, says Col. Larry Wilkerson

ISIS Declares Caliphate as US Middle East Policy Continues to Unravel

June 30, 2014

Glen Ford: After advancing policies that helped birth groups like ISIS, U.S. imperial policy will no longer stand in the region