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  • PSR’s Dr. Bob Gould represents us at historic IPPNW Middle East Meeting
    Posted by David Hart on December 16, 2011

    PSR is proud to partner with others in International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) in the pursuit of peace. Read more »

  • Kyl Amendment Seeks to “Modernize” U.S. Nuclear Weapons
    Posted by Laicie Olson on July 23, 2009

    An amendment to the Department of Defense Authorization Bill (S.1390) outlines a plan to cut funding from nuclear weapon reduction activities. Senators Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Joe Lieberman (D-CT) introduced the Amendment (S. 1760) on behalf of McCain (R-AZ), McConnell (R-KY), Sessions (R-AL) and other prominent members of Congress. This Amendment attempts to both stifle nuclear disarmament negotiations between the U.S. and Russia and strengthen U.S. missile defense systems. Read more »

  • Policy on Pakistan
    Posted by Sohini Sircar on June 3, 2009

    The Obama Administration is embracing the vision of a world free of nuclear weapons, but understands that attaining this goal will take time. The President has made it clear that the United States will keep its nuclear deterrent capabilities for the time being. Yet the U.S. must take concrete steps to realize this vision in order to prevent our greatest threat today: nuclear terrorism. Read more »

  • Obama Met With Four Horse Men
    Posted by Jill Marie Parillo on May 20, 2009

    President Obama met with authors of a 2007 Wall Street Journal article that pushed the international community onto a nuclear weapons free world wave. Former secretaries, Henry Kissinger, and George Schultz, and two leading Democrats, Sam Nunn, and William Perry met with President Obama to help him realize what he committed America to in Prague last month, “a world without nuclear weapons.’’ Read more »
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  • United States Congress Weighs in on Nuclear Disarmament
    Posted by Laicie Olson on May 19, 2009

    United States Representatives Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Dan Lungren (R-CA) introduced House Resolution 278, the Global Security Priorities Resolution, on March 24, 2009. The bill calls on the President to take steps toward, "reducing the number of and accessibility to nuclear weapons and preventing their proliferation, and directing a portion of the resulting savings towards child survival, hunger, and universal education." Read more »

  • India and Pakistan
    Posted by Sohini Sircar, PSR Research Associate on May 18, 2009

    Question: What is the difference between Indian and Pakistani nuclear weapons programs? Read more »

  • Test Ban against Nuclear Terrorism
    Posted by Jill Marie Parillo on April 29, 2009

    With a 2/3rd majority vote in the U.S. Senate, an international inspection regime to help prevent terrorist groups or rogue states from testing nuclear weapons could go into force. Read more »

  • Trade Restrictions Not Answer to Iran
    Posted by Jill Marie Parillo on March 5, 2009

    Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ), the Senate's Republican whip, offered up an amendment to the Omnibus Bill today which would push Iran one step closer to total isolation from the international community. It is doubtful that any amendments will be passed, since if they did, the House would have to reconsider the Bill. Read more »

  • Obama on Iran
    Posted by Jill Marie Parillo on February 2, 2009

    More hints on what new U.S. policy on Iran will look like from an interview President Obama did on Al-Arabiya Arab TV Network January 26. Read more »

  • Iran Divestment Legislation
    Posted by Jill Marie Parillo on October 22, 2008

    Let’s say that legislation promoting divestment in companies that have a 20 million or higher investment in Iran’s energy sector, as offered by Senator Obama, gets through Congress next year. Read more »

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