Failed Nuclear Weapons Recycling Program Could Put Us All in Danger

Some government screw-ups are so epic that they require decades of effort. Such was the case for the recently cancelled plan to convert surplus weapons-grade plutonium into nuclear fuel. Not only did the U.S. waste $4 billion dollars, it increased the likelihood that terrorists could obtain bomb-making materials. » 6/06/14 11:30am 6/06/14 11:30am

What The Dragons On Game Of Thrones Teach Us About Nuclear Weapons

Nuclear winter is coming. As George R.R. Martin has acknowledged, "dragons are the nuclear deterrent" in his epic fantasy. One security analyst agrees, and argues that Game of Thrones teaches us a great deal about the benefits and dangers bestowed upon nations who wield these ultimate weapons of destructions. » 6/03/14 11:40am 6/03/14 11:40am

​​If There's A Nuclear Arms Race In Asia, Don't Blame North Korea

In a recent interview, South Korean President Park Geun-hye said, "It would be difficult for us to prevent a nuclear domino from occurring in this area," were North Korea to conduct another test. But one analyst argues that if a nuclear arms race were to occur, it's China that should be singled out for blame. » 6/02/14 10:20am 6/02/14 10:20am