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Security News and Views ~ May 2017 Edition

May 19, 2017

Here are this month's top op-eds, news articles, and media hits to keep you informed about what's happening in the universe of nuclear disarmament.

U.N. Panel Releases Draft of Treaty to Ban Nuclear Arms
Rick Gladstone
New York Times, May 22

SGI-USA Convenes "Urgent" D.C. Conference on Changing Nuclear Weapons Policy
PSR teamed with Sokka Gakkai-USA to organize the conference, "Toward a Fundamental Change in Nuclear Weapons Policy." The conference brought together faith leaders and nuclear policy experts to discuss the pathways toward a nuclear weapons free world.
Lion's Roar
, May 12

Workers at a massive US nuclear waste facility are taking shelter after a tunnel collapsed
Laura Skelton, Washington PSR Executive Director, comments on the most recent accident at the Hanford nuclear waste site in Washington State.
Quartz, May 9

Our Nuclear Dilemma: A Choice between Reason and Hell
Bert Crain, MD, PSR North Carolina
Asheville Citizen Times,
April 30

Video: Ira Helfand on Threats to Civilization
Dr. Ira Helfand was interviewed at the People's Climate March in Washington, D.C. on how the long-term effects of climate change exacerbate nuclear conflicts around the world.
Transition Studies
, April 29

The pressing need for nuclear disarmament
Kathleen Lawand, Head of the Arms Unit at the International Committee of the Red Cross
Letter to the Editor, The Guardian, April 21

State slams feds' Santa Susana Field Lab cleanup plan
Denise Duffield, PSR L.A. Associate Director, comments on the Energy Department's proposed waste cleanup plans at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory.
Ventura County Star
, April 20

Nuclear War Is Not Good For Your Health
Peter Gorman, MD, MS of PSR Chesapeake
April 20

Military Spending Is Not Way to Get Value for Our Tax Dollar
Amy Schulz and Paula Rogge of PSR Wisconsin
The Cap Times,
April 19

There Is No Survivable 'Nuclear Option' In Alarming New Arms Race
Peter Wilk, MD of PSR Maine
Portland Press Herald,
April 19, 2017

Work with the United Nations
Barbara Sardarov, Member of West Seattle Neighbors for Peace and Justice, part of Washington PSR's state-wide coalition
Letter to the Editor, West Seattle Herald, April 17

A Nuclear Waste of Tax Dollars
Op-ed by Robert Dodge, MD, PSR Los Angeles and PSR Security Committee Co-Chair
Ventura County Star
, April 15

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