SOURCE: Foreign Affairs
Putin's Invasion of Ukraine Won't Set Off a Nuclear Scramble
by Eric Brewer, Nicholas L. Miller, and Tristan Volpe
It seems that Russia's invasion of Ukraine may eventually help the cause of nuclear nonproliferation, if the United States approaches its allies with the right mix of defense assurances and aid to civilian nuclear power that may serve as a "hedge" to reassure other governments that they could develop weapons, even if they don't.
SOURCE: The New York Times
Can 50 Years of Minimizing Nuclear Proliferation Continue?
by Ivo H. Daalder
The Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty has mostly succeeded in keeping more countries out of the nuclear club. But as U.S. alliances fray, its future success is not assured.
Lawrence M. Krauss: Deafness at Doomsday
TO our great peril, the scientific community has had little success in recent years influencing policy on global security. Perhaps this is because the best scientists today are not directly responsible for the very weapons that threaten our safety, and are therefore no longer the high priests of destruction, to be consulted as oracles as they were after World War II.
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