Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nv., advised lawmakers to be cautious about publicly discussing a possible war with Iran after Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., suggested the Senate should consider a resolution to would allow President Obama to use military force to prevent the Middle Eastern country from getting nuclear weapons. McConnell said publicly… Continue reading Democrats Pounce McConnell for Mentioning Iran War Resolution, Military Force
STATE OF AFFAIRS 01/27/11: Nuclear Zero, total worldwide disarmament, is a concept that reads like science fiction to most of us and yet, with accords like the Non-Proliferation Treaty, many governments seem to be trying for just that, albeit slowly. What developments lie ahead and how can citizens affect the pace of détente? We sit down with David Cortright, author & Director of Policy Studies at Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute, to discuss the future of nuclear disarmament and the policies needed to reach zero. Listen to the Show
Assistant Secretary for Arms Control Rose Gottemoeller’s speech focused on the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty with the Russian Federation. START limits the number of deployed warheads each nation may have to 1,550, down from 2,200.