Nuclear disarmament

An F/A-18 E launches from the deck during flight training ops aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, off the Virginia Coast.

Left unresolved: Part II

Critical State

Critical State, a foreign policy newsletter by Inkstick Media, takes a deep dive into the beliefs of citizens of Germany and the Netherlands on the use of US nuclear weapons — especially as informed by partisan belief.

a submarine surfaces with bird flying overhead

Nukes? What nukes? US military’s ‘neither confirm nor deny’ policy complicates activists’ trial

Two diplomats stand in front of a sign that reads ban nuclear weapons

Can the Ban Treaty eliminate the threat of nuclear war? The clock is ticking down

Global Politics
Beatrice Fihn (right), executive director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) and Daniel Hogsta, coordinator, celebrate after winning the Nobel Peace Prize.

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to ICAN, a group working for nuclear disarmament

Trump Moon

Watch Live: Trump, Moon make joint statements on North Korea

Global Politics
anti-nuclear protesters hiroshima japan

71 years after Hiroshima, will we see a world free from nuclear weapons soon?


The number of nuclear weapons in today’s world has declined significantly since the Cold War, but does that translate into a safer world?

North Korea may be trading missile upgrades for sugar from Cuba

Global Politics

Panama discovered this week that Cuba may be receiving weapons upgrades from North Korea in exchange for sending the reclusive country sugar. North Korea’s trade has been called high-risk, low-reward, however, it could be a sign of just how desperate North Korea is to fix its chronic food shortages.

G20 reaction to Iran’s nuclear disclosure

Reports of Iran’s second uranium enrichment plant ads urgency to nuclear disarmament talks at G20.

The World

Evaluating Obama’s strategy for nuclear disarmament

Global Politics

A year after Barack Obama accepted a Nobel Prize, is the world any closer to freedom from nuclear weapons?
We speak with foreign/defense policy expert and author Graham Allison, who served as special advisor under President Reagan’s Secretary of Defense.

The World

President Obama’s push for nuclear disarmament

Global Politics

For a look at what the president needs to say and do to convince the world that he means business, we turn to two men who are experts in the realms of diplomacy, foreign policy and nuclear proliferation.