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Nuclear Nonproliferation

April 14, 2010 | Corner (National Review Online)

It Is Not the Bomb, but Who Has It

It is fine and good for President Obama to assemble leaders to join forces to track down fissionable material that might get into the hands of terrorists and to encourage non-proliferation. Few presidents could have rounded them all up in one place.

April 14, 2010 | Politico

Nuclear review shows bipartisanship

The release last week of the Obama administration’s Nuclear Posture Review brings long overdue attention to the vital issue of U.S. strategic posture.

April 12, 2010 | Wall Street Journal

From Reagan to Obama

President Barack Obama shares President Ronald Reagan's desire to rid the world of nuclear weapons. He also shares Reagan's conviction that as long as nuclear weapons exist, the United States must maintain its deterrent capability through a stockpile of nuclear weapons that are secure, safe and reliable.

April 10, 2010 | New York Times

How to Build on the Start Treaty

This has been a remarkable time for the Obama administration. After a year of intense internal debate, it issued a new nuclear strategy. And after a year of intense negotiations with the Russians, President Obama signed the New Start treaty with President Dmitri Medvedev in Prague.

April 6, 2010 | Daily Beast

How Obama Is Weakening America

The president's new nuclear weapons policy is just the latest (should we call it “Jimmy-Cartesian”?) indication that he is determined to hasten the country’s decline, writes Tunku Varadarajan.

April 6, 2010 | City Journal

A Noble, Bad Idea

President Obama’s new nuclear policy is ill-timed and ill-conceived.

April 6, 2010 | Corner (National Review Online)

The Debt and Energy Conquer Even Hope and Change

While the administration is still beating the health-care horse, and offering more utopian notions about nuclear weapons (e.g., Why go nuclear, logical and rational Iran, when we won't use such weapons against you, even should you go chemical or nerve gas against us?), the two most dangerous developments continue to go unnoticed…

March 31, 2010 | Getting to Zero

Time for the Test Ban

The presidents of the United States and Russia have proclaimed that they will work for a world without nuclear weapons. Vice President Joe Biden reaffirmed that goal in a recent major policy speech. But the speech was more than that...

March 31, 2010 | Foreign Policy

Obama’s nuke deal with Russia: unprecedented but incomplete

As Politico has pointed out, the Obama administration has a tendency to describe their every action as "unprecedented." In the case of the U.S.-Russia Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, this is actually true.

February 8, 2010 | Corner (National Review Online)

Sarah Palin Endorses 'Bomb Iran'

My National Review Online column last week carried the provocative title, “How to Save the Obama Presidency: Bomb Iran,” and provoke it surely did. . . .