Thursday, April 23, 2015

John Kerry will travel to New York to convince the world that the United States is working toward a world free of nuclear weapons. He has a stronger case than you might think.

A police officer attends the opening ceremony of the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism conference in Miami, Florida

 Council on Foreign Relations. . . " World diplomats will work to ensure that the treaty’s basic bargain is still sound: as long as the five original nuclear powers work to eliminate their nuclear arsenals, the rest of the world’s states promise not to develop their own. This year, the nonproliferation regime faces a major test: Fed up with the slowest nuclear arms reductions since the end of the Cold War, a coalition of states are moving to draft a global ban on nuclear weapons. In response, the United States will attempt to assure the world that it is making progress toward a world free of nuclear weapons. In fact, the Obama administration’s record on disarmament has been strong, but it will have to work harder to revitalize the fragile NPT." . . .Adam Mount, Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow

Yes, but: The Dangers of a Nuclear Iran  Sorry, but you have to register to read the entire article.

"In 10 Years, There Will Be No More Israel". . .  (Video)

2006: Netanyahu: If Israel lays down arms – it will cease to exist   "Knesset Chairman Benjamin Netanyahu said during a speech that "if the Arabs lay down their arms there will be no more war, but if Israel lays down its weapons there would be no more Israel."

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