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The Hanoi Summit: Implications and Opportunities

Stimson Center is hosting a panel discussion to review summit outcomes and implications for making a DPRK denuclearization deal, key takeaways and opportunities moving forward. Highlights Cohosted with the International Crisis Group Moderator: LAUREL MILLER, Director, Asia Program, International Crisis Group Panelists: CHRISTOPHER GREEN, Senior Adviser, Korean Peninsula, International Crisis Group JOEL WIT, Senior Fellow & Read More

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kenny Holston: http://www.af.mil/News/Photos/igphoto/2000493919/

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Nuclear Weapons and the Just War Tradition

While critics of nuclear arms often describe them as indiscriminate weapons that would be used to target civilian population centers, U.S. nuclear planning is deliberately aligned with the moral values that govern the U.S. way of war.

Article

The Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear War

This piece explains the history of the humanitarian movement, what the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons use would be, and the role of the movement in the push for disarmament.

Article

The Logic of Zero: Toward a World Without Nuclear Weapons

This piece in Foreign Affairs argues for a path toward Global Zero: namely, one in which the United States leads the way through the lowering of its own stockpiles, the establishment of “airtight” verification systems, and a push among other states to move toward zero.

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Deproliferation: An approach to preventing nuclear terrorism

In this article published in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Etzioni argues that the disarmament arguments of Shultz, Kissinger, Perry, and Nunn are not grounded in political reality, and instead argues that the top international priority should be preventing terrorist groups from obtaining nuclear materials.

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Abolishing Nuclear Weapons: Why the United States Should Lead

A report from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, this article lays out the logic behind why the United States should lead the push for global disarmament. It was published as part of a series of articles on foreign policy topics to prepare the next President of the United States in 2008.