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To Avoid Armageddon, Don’t Modernize Missiles—Eliminate Them via The Nation (Portside)

Daniel Ellsberg and Norman Solomon The single best option for reducing the risk of nuclear war is hidden in plain sight. News outlets don’t mention it. Pundits ignore it. Even progressive and peace-oriented members of Congress tiptoe around it. And … Continue reading

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Two Weapons That Shouldn’t Be In The Pentagon’s New Budget via Forbes

By William Hartung When the Biden administration releases the details of its proposed budget Friday, one thing will be clear. At over $750 billion for spending on the Pentagon and related work like nuclear warhead development at the Department of Energy, … Continue reading

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AP EXCLUSIVE: Nuke missile troubles run deep; study finds job “burnout” among launch officers via The Washington Post

WASHINGTON — Trouble inside the Air Force’s nuclear missile force runs deeper and wider than officials have let on. An unpublished study for the Air Force, obtained by The Associated Press, cites “burnout” among launch officers with their fingers on … Continue reading

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