nuclear weapons

Mikhail Gorbachev: 'It All Looks as if the World Is Preparing for War'

Mikhail Gorbachev
Time Magazine
The world today is overwhelmed with problems. Policymakers seem to be confused and at a loss. But no problem is more urgent today than the militarization of politics and the new arms race. Stopping and reversing this ruinous race must be our top priority. While state budgets are struggling to fund people's essential social needs, military spending is growing.

Movie: Command and Control

September 23, 2016

A chilling, Dr. Strangelovian nightmare plays out at a Titan II missile complex in September, 1980. A deadly accident – a falling socket puncturing the fuel tank of an intercontinental ballistic missile  – leads Air Force personnel, weapon designers, and first responders to work feverishly to prevent a calamitous explosion.