Since the U.S.’s withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), Russia has begun plans for new weapons. This is the first of many potential negative consequences of the collapse of the Treaty.
- The United States has pulled out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia, an agreement which has been vitally important to nonproliferation. While this is a setback for world peace, there are ways to recover from the loss.
- In addition to the collapse of the INF Treaty, the U.S. and Russia have begun a new arms race, creating new smaller and smarter nuclear weapons, increasing the viability and likelihood of their eventual use:
- The Doomsday Clock remains at 2 minutes to midnight, as the world settles into a new standard of turmoil.
- The push toward low-yield nuclear weapons is the world’s newest nuclear threat, making the use of nuclear weapons a more viable option for the U.S.
An animated explanation of the many incidents which almost caused nuclear catastrophes due to accidents and human error.
In memory of Martin Luther King Jr and his belief in world peace – “Dr. King believed that nuclear disarmament was essential and inextricably linked to the quest for social justice and racial equality.”
The nuclear false alert in Hawaii in January 2018 highlighted the severe lack of emergency preparedness for a nuclear attack.
- How youth can get involved in nuclear nonproliferation issues and lead global change.
- A discussion of the language and rhetoric surrounding nonproliferation issues.
- The latest global developments in nuclear disarmament.
- Jeffrey Lewis of CNS discusses the deterioration of U.S.-North Korean negotiations and cooperation toward nuclear disarmament.
- An educational virtual coloring book guides readers through the complexities of the nuclear risk and negotiations between the U.S. and North Korea through interactive learning.
- A look back on the changes in the nuclear landscape 35 years after the release of “The Day After” – a film illustrating the horrors of nuclear war and reflecting the public consciousness and attitude toward weapons of mass destruction.
- Bruce Blair and Jon Wolfsthal discuss the unilateral Presidential authority to launch nuclear weapons, the precarious nature of the United States’s nuclear alert system, and the dangerous role of rash thinking and human error.