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Report Outlining How to Cut $1 Trillion From Defense Budget Is Just a Start

Mandy Smithberger & William D. Hartung TomDispatch
New report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has outlined three different ways to cut $1 trillion in Department of Defense spending over the next decade. The options in the budget watchdog’s new report are anything but radical.

Nagasaki: The Last Bomb

Alex Wellerstein The New Yorker
Even if Hiroshima remains preëminent in our historical memory—the first nuclear weapon used in anger—Nagasaki may be of greater consequence in the long run, something more than the second attack. Perhaps it will be the last.

Cover-up of U.S. Nuclear Sub Collision in South China Sea

John V. Walsh Asia Times
U.S. nuclear-powered attack submarine, the USS Connecticut, suffered serious damage in an undersea incident that the US Navy ascribed to a collision with an undersea object - 150 nautical miles from China’s Yulin submarine base in Hainan province.

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Imagine a World with U.S.-China Cooperation

Lawrence S Wittner History News Network
When China and the United States cooperate, the two countries and the world will benefit; when China and the United States are in confrontation, the two countries and the world will suffer, Chinese Pres. Xi Jinping to Pres. Joe Biden, Sept. 10, 2021

Humanity’s Call to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

Robert Dodge Common Dreams
Citizens around the world are calling on their governments to ratify the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty—and the United States has a leading role to play. Nuclear weapons have no place in our future.

Biden Bends to the Nuclear Bureaucracy

Joe Cirincione Responsible Statecraft
A top-level Pentagon official has reportedly been dismissed for the crime of being skeptical about our nuclear weapons policies.
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