Articles by David Krieger, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
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North Korea: How Many Wake-Up Calls Will It Take?
David Krieger, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Feb 2016
North Korea has been roundly condemned for its nuclear tests, including this one. To put this in perspective, however, the U.S. has conducted more than 1,000 nuclear tests, continues to conduct subcritical nuclear tests, has not ratified the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, is in breach of its obligations under the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, regularly tests nuclear-capable missiles, and plans to spend $1 trillion modernizing its nuclear arsenal.→ read full article
We Are Living at the Edge of a Nuclear Precipice
David Krieger, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Jan 2016
With nuclear weapons, what could possibly go wrong? The short answer is: Everything. The ever-present dangers of nuclear proliferation, nuclear accidents and miscalculations, nuclear terrorism and nuclear war. Instead of nuclear deterrence and modernization of arsenals, we need to negotiate in good faith for the prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons. That is, we need to break free of our acidic complacency and commit ourselves to achieving a nuclear zero world.→ read full article
In Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
David Krieger, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Aug 2015
The heat of summer is oppressive.
Children pass by in groups, chattering.
David Krieger, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Aug 2015
The alarm is sounding.
Can you hear it?
Can you hear the bells
ringing out for peace?
Nuclear Weapons: Grand Bargain Is Not So Grand
David Krieger, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jun 2015
The five nuclear-armed countries that are parties to the NPT (US, Russia, UK, France and China) appear more comfortable working together to maintain and modernize their nuclear arsenals than they do to fulfilling their disarmament obligations under the treaty. Their common strategy appears to be “nuclear weapons forever.” The US plans to spend $1 trillion on modernizing its nuclear arsenal over the next three decades.→ read full article
Nuclear Weapons Do Not Make Us Safer
David Krieger, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation - TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Sep 2014
Rather than continuing to posture with its nuclear weapons in Europe, the United States should be leading the way in convening negotiations to eliminate all nuclear weapons for its own security and that of all the world’s inhabitants.→ read full article