How to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons: Part IV

So far we’ve looked at the lack of factual support for our ideas about nuclear weapons. We’ve examined the severe limitations on their military utility. And we’ve seen that nuclear…

How to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons: Part III

Some advocates for nuclear weapons openly admit that nuclear weapons have little military value. No one really wants to use them, they say reassuringly. But nuclear weapons are still worth…

How to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons: Part II

One of the most important assumptions made about nuclear weapons during the first years of the Cold War was that their immense size and awesome destructive power would translate into…

How to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons: Part I

Surveys have consistently shown that a majority of Americans do not like nuclear weapons and would get rid of them if they could. Yet, policymakers are reluctant to take any action toward…