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Tag Archives: Nuclear Proliferation

Book Review: Fallout: Conspiracy, Cover-Up and the Deceitful Case for the Atom Bomb

Excerpt: Read NPI's review of Peter Watson's Fallout, which argues that "the atomic bomb was the unnecessary product of mistrust and deceit between World War II allies".
Written by:David A Johnson
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Mitch “Filibuster” McConnell furious after Senate Democrats thwart vote on Iran

Excerpt: The shoe is on the other foot now, and it hurts: Republican efforts to stop the nuclear deal with Iran ended in failure Thursday, thwarted by unflinching Democratic support for President Obama’s landmark accord and familiar GOP infighting. With no clear strategy remaining to prevent the internationally backed deal, Republican leaders in Congress were left […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, National Defense, World Commmunity
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JCPOA with Iran will increase global security: An open letter to uncommitted Democrats

Excerpt: Text of NPI's open letter to Democratic members of Congress from the Pacific Northwest who have not yet committed to support to Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Patty Murray announces support for Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran

Excerpt: Washington’s senior U.S. senator and the fourth-ranking Democrat in the United States Senate, Patty Murray, has just released a lengthy statement pledging to support President Barack Obama by voting against a resolution of disapproval concerning the  Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran. The first paragraphs of the statement are as follows: There are no […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, World Commmunity
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NN15 Panel: People Power: Energy, Electricity, & Climate Justice

Excerpt: Dirty fossil fuel utilities are opposing progressive change, raising rates and killing the planet, but people across the country, led by youth and First Nations activism, are taking back power. Climate hawks and economic justice activists are working together to make our power grid and politics cleaner, and fighting for more affordable and equitable energy […]
Written by:Rennie Sawade
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Deal reached with Iran to limit its nuclear program; President Obama to speak shortly

Excerpt: Breaking, historic news tonight. From the New York Times: The foreign policy chief of the European Union and Iranian officials announced a landmark accord Sunday morning that would temporarily freeze Tehran’s nuclear program and lay the foundation for a more sweeping accord. After marathon talks that finally ended early Sunday morning, the United States and […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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