What can be more important for the “rules based international order” that Foreign Minister Freeland purports to champion than binding nuclear arms control agreements? Canadian leadership please!
Celebrities supporting the Global Zero campaign call on U.S. President Barack Obama to seek further cuts in US-Russian nuclear weapon stockpiles and work towards the total elimination of nuclear weapons.
Declaring the Arctic a zone free of nuclear weapons would be a stepping stone towards reaching Global Zero, argues Thomas Axworthy.
Another former commander of U.S. nuclear forces, retired General James Cartwright, has joined the list of prominent former nuclear warriors calling for sharp cuts in the size of the U.S. nuclear arsenal.
It is estimated that the United States will spend $700 billion or more over the next decade on nuclear weapons and related programs. Russia continues to modernize its own nuclear arsenal, China, India, Israel, and Pakistan are expanding theirs, and Iran may be on the verge of joining the nuclear club. There is little prospect […]
In a his June 3 article for Embassy Anthony Salloum discusses what he terms “the renaissance of nuclear disarmament” that has been developing over the past few years, culminating with President Barack Obama’s April 5 speech in Prague in which he said, “So today, I state clearly and with conviction America’s commitment to seek the […]