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Norms of Responsible Nuclear Stewardship

Michael Krepon

Quotes of the week: “Baseball is what we were. Football is what we have become.” — Mary McGrory “It may be that baseball is, under close analysis, pointless. What seems apparent to me is that close analysis is pointless. The game is there. It is the best game there is. That’s all you need to …

Cashing in on the Construction Industry

A post from my colleague Cameron Trainer. Cashing in on the Construction Industry:the RGB may receive funds from DPRK laborers in Russia This week NKNews published an article of mine detailing Russian courts’ handling of three instances in which North Korean citizens tried to smuggle large quantities of cash in or out of Russia. It’s …

George Kennan on the Bomb

Quote of the week: To my mind, the nuclear bomb is the most useless weapon ever invented. It can be employed to no rational purpose. It is not even an effective defense against itself.” — George Kennan George Kennan holds the distinction of being the only person to publicly and accurately predict both how the …

The Russell-Einstein Manifesto

Quote of the week: “Only lack of mutual trust, and not lack of desire for agreement, can stand in the path of an efficient agreement for the prevention of nuclear warfare.” –The Franck Report, June 11, 1945 The “Magna Carta” of the Pugwash movement is the Russell-Einstein Manifesto. Bertrand Russell was a polymath who led …

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