22 March 2021 — Morning Star Online
16 March 2021 — Moon of Alabama
Less than a month ago the British government chided Iran to ‘come back into compliance‘ with the nuclear deal:
“I don’t think that we should be sending a signal that we are going to overlook this non-compliance or just brush it under the carpet,” James Cleverly, Britain’s junior foreign minister who covers the Middle East and North Africa, told the BBC.
“This is in Iran’s hands, they are the ones breaching the conditions of the JCPOA, they are the ones that can do something about this, and they should come back into compliance,” he said.
2 March 2021 — Medact
Join us in taking action to encourage your local council to support the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, by joining the ICAN Cities Appeal
As many of you will be aware, the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) entered into international law just over a month ago, and 54 states have now ratified the Treaty.
However, the UK government continues to refuse to engage with the Treaty, even though the elimination of nuclear weapons is on the horizon.
15 February 2021 — Global Justice in the 21st Century
by Richard Falk
[Prefatory Note: The short essay below is my contribution to the latest thematic Forum of the Great Transition Initiative. It responds to a beautifully crafted paper by the Founder of GTI under the auspices of the Tellus Institute, Paul Raskin. Paul’s initial paper and a series of fascinating responses can be found at https://greattransition.org/gti-forum/interrogating-the-anthropocene. GTI has developed a powerful and sophisticated global network for dialogue about achieving a visionary future despite the dark clouds that now fill the sky.]
25 October 2020 — Medact
I am really excited to be able to let you know that last night, Honduras became the 50th state to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). This means that in 90 days time, the Treaty becomes international law ─ banning all use, possession and development of nuclear weapons. Continue reading
27 August 2020 — Roots Action
RootsAction.org is joining with a rapidly growing list of organizations and individuals from around the world to send an urgent appeal to the presidents, prime ministers, and legislatures of nine nuclear nations: China, France, India, Israel, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
6 August 2020 — Medact
4 August 2020 — Consortium News
The mere possession of nuclear weapons violate the Nuremberg Principles, decreed a day before Nagasaki, and other international laws, argues international law professor Francis Boyle.
The human race stands on the verge of nuclear self-extinction as a species, and with it will die most, if not all, forms of intelligent life on the planet earth. Any attempt to dispel the ideology of nuclearism and its attendant myth propounding the legality of nuclear weapons and nuclear deterrence must directly come to grips with the fact that the nuclear age was conceived in the original sins of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945.
3 August 2020 — John Pilger
In a major essay to mark the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, John Pilger describes reporting from five ‘ground zeros’ for nuclear weapons – from Hiroshima to Bikini, Nevada to Polynesia and Australia. He warns that unless we take action now, China is next.
27 July 2020 — American Herald Tribune
No nation that possesses nuclear arsenals or those aspiring to nuclear technology for peaceful purposes has been subjected to the kinds of rigorous inspection and verification regimes — some bordering on humiliation and hijacking the country’s sovereignty — than Iran.
21 July 2020 — The National Security Archive
Germans and Italians Did Not Seek Formal Agreement to U.S. Nuclear Weapons Storage on Their Territory
Declassified Records Reflect Debates over Nuclear Weapons Stockpile, Use Decisions, and Independent Nuclear Capabilities
New Document Shows French Concern that U.S. Might Not Use Nuclear Weapons in a Crisis
Nukes in Europe Peaked in 1960s at 8,000; over 100 Remain Today, and Are Still Controversial
6 July 2020 — FAIR
In order to eliminate the nuclear threats from the US, the DPRK government has made all possible efforts, either through dialogue or in resort to the international law, but all ended in a vain effort…. The only option left was to counter nuke with nuke.
Does this statement made by the North Korean government sound like a threat to launch a nuclear strike on the US?