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The Lasting Consequences of Nuclear Weapons Testing

The Lasting Consequences of Nuclear Weapons Testing

A new report from Pace University calls for more assistance for nuclear weapons test survivors from the states that conducted the tests. Peace Science has shown the devastating and lasting effects of nuclear weapons testing in the Pacific.  

In Disarmament Campaigns, the Messenger Matters

In Disarmament Campaigns, the Messenger Matters

Resonating with security elites, obtaining goals and spurring debate—if only all nuclear disarmament initiatives were effective on these levels...but they aren't. Peace Science provides insight-through disarmament campaigns from former  U.S. Statesmen like Shultz, into how the perceived legitimacy, power, and language of certain people can influence our thinking and impact policy concerning nuclear disarmament efforts.

Abandoning the INF Treaty Makes the World Less Secure

Abandoning the INF Treaty Makes the World Less Secure

The United States has announced their withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty. Abandoning the treaty would make the world, especially Europe, less secure and mark another Cold-War-style arms race.

Masculinity Operates In Both U.S. And Indian Nuclear Weapon Discourses

Masculinity Operates In Both U.S. And Indian Nuclear Weapon Discourses

Masculinity operates in both U.S. and Indian nuclear weapon discourses--marking their nuclear programs as rational, responsible action engaged in strategic interdependence to meet their economic and political interests, and other programs as inadequate, irrational, or in need of supervision.  

Despite Israeli/U.S. Concern, The Iran Nuclear Deal Is Working & Vital

Despite Israeli/U.S. Concern, The Iran Nuclear Deal Is Working & Vital

A recent address by Israeli PM Netanyahu confirmed what the world has known for 10 years: that Iran suspended a portion of their nuclear weapons program. That program was a major reason the current nuclear deal was struck in the first place, and why its verification provisions are the most intrusive in the history of arms control agreements.