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A Good ‘START’ to a World Free of Nuclear Weapons

“Having had the opportunity today to join the audience hearing Vice President Joe Biden’s speech outlining the Administration’s approach to managing the U.S. nuclear arsenal, strengthening nonproliferation and reducing nuclear risks, I am struck again by their strong rhetorical commitment to “take concrete steps toward a world without nuclear weapons.” … “It is time for the United States to discard ...

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Quinnipiac University School of Law presents a conference on nuclear non-proliferation, Feb. 19, 2010

In an effort to raise awareness of key issues regarding the legal, scientific and political aspects of non-proliferation in the 21st century, Quinnipiac University School of Law’s International Human Rights Law Society in collaboration with the Albert Schweitzer Institute are hosting the conference, “Building Up or Breaking Down: The Direction of Nuclear Non-Proliferation,” in anticipation of the 2010 Review Conference ...

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‘Peace Prize’ President Submits Largest War Budget Ever

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Monday asked Congress to approve a record $708 billion in defense spending for fiscal year 2011, including a 3.4 percent increase in the Pentagon’s base budget and $159 billion to fund U.S. military missions in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan. The White House budget request also included $33 billion in additional funding for fiscal 2010 ...

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With Nuclear, Conventional Arms Pacts Stalled, U.S. Moves Missiles And Troops To Russian Border | http://rickrozoff.wordpress.com

With Nuclear, Conventional Arms Pacts Stalled, U.S. Moves Missiles And Troops To Russian Border Rick Rozoff 2010 is proceeding in a manner more befitting the third month of the year, named after the Roman god of war, than the first whose name is derived from a pacific deity. On January 13 the Associated Press reported that the White House will ...

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Russia will not just watch Patriot missiles deployed | thenews.pl

Russia’s ambassador to NATO Dmitry Rogozin, warned on Friday that his country will not passively watch the deployment of a U.S. Patriot missile battery in Poland. The US will supply the Patriots and 100 troops in Poland this year, to be stationed not far from the Russian Kaliningrad border. “Do they really think that we will calmly watch the location ...

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Doomsday clock turned back from 5 to 6 minutes to midnight

Scientists and citizen leaders at the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists announced today that they are turning back the symbolic hands of the “Doomsday Clock” to from five to six minutes to midnight in an effort to mobilize global public opinion for a nuclear weapons free world. In a campaign to educate and organize citizens before the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty negotiations ...

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New England Anti-War Conference, Cambridge, Jan. 30

The New England Anti-War Conference, will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 30, at 50 Vassar St., in Cambridge, Mass. REGISTER TODAY! To register for the conference, please go to http://newenglandunited.org/register. No advance payment is required to register and it only takes sixty seconds. CONFERENCE INFORMATION: Registration: $15 general; $10 students & unemployed; scholarships available. Lunches (box ...

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Act NOW To Help Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Become a part of the international campaign to remove nuclear danger from the world by signing the Petition for Nuclear Weapons Abolition. Visit United for Peace and Justice and sign the petition. Your signature will be among millions collected on this and similar international petitions presented to President Obama and at the May 2010 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference at ...

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