Category: Nuclear Weapons

Oppenheimer replies to the US charges against him

  The following letter is a first-person narrative story that presents the origins of the atomic age and creation of the first nuclear weapon. The Oppenheimer story here, in its telling, also captures the beginning of the Cold War and end of J. Robert Oppenheimer’s career as the US government targets the threat of communism […]

Doomsday Machine

Published 2017   Strategic Demands Editor, Steven Schmidt: It is time to recall my memories of Dan Ellsberg of nearly 50 years ago… From a nondescript building in Santa Monica to a house on the beach in Malibu, from a basketball court in Pacific Palisades to a Parade editor’s tennis court on Sunset Boulevard… My […]

Another Global Climate Conference, 27th Version

Will this gathering of nations focus on environmental protection, “new definitions of national security”, planetary awareness we’ve been pushing since the 1970s, an environmental security pursued after an eye-opening ‘Earthrise’, a first ‘Whole Earth’ vision, and a first Earth Day… Questions abound at the 27th global climate conference with thousands of attendees

Nowhere to Hide from a Nuclear War

  With a nod from Strategic Demands and associated GreenPolicy360 to former Governor of California, Jerry Brown, our long-time political friend and associate, who joined Governing Boards of Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and Nuclear Threat Initiative upon leaving office and has continued to speak out strongly on the increasing danger of nuclear weapons … https://thebulletin.org/2022/10/nowhere-to-hide-how-a-nuclear-war-would-kill-you-and-almost-everyone-else […]

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