Renewing Britain’s Nuclear Deterrent

by Peter Jenkins Predictably, on July 18, a large majority in the House of Commons voted in favor of a governmental motion to replace, in the early 2030s, the four Vanguard-class submarines that carry Britain’s nuclear deterrent, at a cost… Continue Reading  

Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons?

by Peter Jenkins President Barack Obama claimed in The Washington Post on March 30 that the United States had made important progress under his leadership toward the vision he outlined in Prague nearly seven years ago: a world free of… Continue Reading  

Asia: On the Rocks

by John Feffer Island disputes are a big thing in Asia. Japan and China both claim the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands. Japan and South Korea tussle over Dokdo/Takeshima. Japan and Russia still haven’t definitively sorted out who owns the Kuriles/Northern Territories. You’d… Continue Reading