The campaign to reduce nuclear stockpiles has found a champion in President Barack Obama. By signing the STAR agreement with Russia, and convening a national summit on nuclear arms control, he has sought to follow through on the his pledge in Prague last year to lead the fight against proliferation.
Over the last few years, under the editorial direction of Drew Christiansen, S.J., a former adviser to the U.S. bishops on nuclear policy, America has taken a special interest in this issue. Here we present a selection of our coverage.
"Countdown? Reviving the Nonproliferation Agenda" David Cortright, April 12, 2010
"The Fallout: What Obama Can Do To Face an Arms Buildup on the Subcontinent" Ronald E. Powaski, February 23, 2009
"The New Nuclear Threat," Ronald E. Powaski, June 23, 2008
"Peace in the 21st Century," The Editors, May 12, 2008
"North Korea's Nuclear Challenge," Ronald E. Powaski, February 12, 2007
"Holy See Backs Disarmament," Robert F. Drinan, September 12, 2005
"Is Nuclear Deterrence Still Moral?" Nancy Small, September 29, 2003
"Disarming Russia," The Editors, February 12, 2001