News of the World

This recent article in the New York Times (September 2, 2014) shows why nuclear abolitionists like the Pacific Life Community continue to agitate and educate about the reality that the United States is drawing the world into a renewed nuclear arms race. President Obama, in his carefully worded speech in Prague in April 2009, effectively made people think he was working to rid the world of nuclear weapons, but throughout his presidency, the push has been to increase the size of the nuclear weapons complex, enhance the capabilities of existing nuclear weapons and delivery systems, and shift military assets in ways that increase other countries’ vulnerability to US first strikes.

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