Tag Archives: nukes

Wikileaks pulls the lid off U.S. diplomacy

Today Wikileaks released approximately 250,000 confidential documents related to U.S. government diplomacy. This NY Times story runs down some of the highlights. The big takeaways? Saudi Arabia wants us to attack Iran for them Israel is ready to attack Iran U.S. diplomats to the U.N. are spying on their colleagues The U.S. is really worried about […]

Nuclear football

Republicans are playing political games with a treaty to help secure Russian nukes. Even the most uncontroversial laws are now being held hostage by the Republican party. Sadly, our government simply isn’t designed for this level of partisanship. Link

Don’t worry about Russian submarines

A couple of days ago the NY Times reported that Russian attack submarines were spotted off the eastern seaboard of the United States: While the submarines have not taken any provocative action beyond their presence outside territorial waters of the United States, officials expressed wariness over the Kremlin’s motivation for ordering such an unusual mission. “Anytime […]