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Hey, NATO, Let's Move Those 50 US Thermonuclear Weapons Out of Turkey

Why risk it? Even if NATO wants the nukes in Europe, Erdogan’s unstable regime is 68 miles from Syria, the hottest conflict zone on earth.

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Why Did Trump Pick a Fight with Putin Over the Nuclear Weapons Treaty?

President Trump took a hard line over New START with Russia. It's an odd battle to choose -- and a dangerous one.

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Trump Should Halt US Missile-Defense Plans in Europe

The new president seems determined to woo Russia. Here’s one way he can serve American and NATO security goals as well.

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Obama's Last Chance to Terminate US Nuclear Policy (Thanks to Trump)

Here are four ways Obama can make humanity safer from nuclear weapons before anyone else gets the launch codes.

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The Nuclear Football Goes to Japan

Obama will have the power of 22,000 Hiroshimas in the suitcase his aide carries with him. He still has time to change.

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Is That All There Is? Obama’s Disappointing Nuclear Legacy

The biggest roadblock to making the world safer from nuclear weapons turned out to be the president's own team.

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Bernie Sanders Looks Pretty Darn Establishment on Nuclear Weapons

Sanders is no outside-the-margin liberal on keeping up America’s nuclear arsenal.

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The Diplomat-in-Chief Hits a National Security Trifecta

If Barack Obama were a Republican, Congress would have already named an airport after him.

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The Pope Is Lining Up to Ban Nuclear Weapons

Under Pope Francis the Catholic church is moving away from Cold War nuclear acceptance faster than Congress and the Obama administration.

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Don’t Let the Iran Deal Become 2016’s Swift Boat

Opponents are attacking the Iran Deal with everything they’ve got—almost all of it entirely fabricated and unsupported by the entire nuclear expert community.

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Iran’s Nuclear Past Should Not Scuttle A Deal for Its Future

It’s more important to know Tehran will have no nuclear weapons for the next 20 years than to obsess over what it did 20 years ago.

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Keep Your Iran Politics Out of Kazakhstan

The Senate should for make benefit glorious Central Asia Nuclear Free Zone.

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The 4 Things You Need for an Iran Deal

As negotiators meet this weekend, here are the political and technical challenges that lie ahead.

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Vienna Conference Could 'Change the Calculus' of US Nuclear Policy

The anti-nuclear weapons movement is modernizing, too, and policy makers should notice. By Joe Cirincione

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Will Politics Kill a Deal on Iran?

Impossibly high Republican demands are just a partisan attack to prevent Obama from achieving anything resembling a victory. By Joe Cirincione

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Is ISIS Using Chemical Weapons?

If reports that the Islamic State has used chemical weapons in Syria are true, where did they get them? By Joseph Cirincione and Paul Walker

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Why John Bolton’s Dangerous Call to Nuclear Arms Makes No Sense

John Bolton doesn’t know better than Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. By Joe Cirincione

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Where NATO Needs to Do More—And Less

Preparing forces for Russia and the Islamic State? Yes. Missile defense and nuclear weapons? No. By Joe Cirincione

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