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Israel’s Crimes Must Be Met With Arms Embargo

Maureen Clare Murphy The Electronic Intifada
Palestinian children sitting in the dark due to power outage The complicity of Western governments such as the US, UK and the European Union allows Israel’s “crimes against a captive civilian population” in Gaza to proceed with impunity.

Tipping The Nuclear Dominoes

Conn Hallinan Foreign Policy in Focus
Why is Trump unraveling treaties on nuclear arms? It's not just greed -- some people want to use them. The test ban did - and does - slow the development of nuclear weapons and limits their proliferation to other countries.

Arms Trade Treaty Gains Momentum with 50th Ratification

Joel Jaeger IPS
So far, 121 countries have signed the treaty, and 154 voted in favor of its adoption in April 2013 in the General Assembly. The successful entry into force of the ATT will be a big win for arms control campaigners and NGOs, who have been fighting for the regulation of the arms trade for more than a decade.

John Oliver: Nuclear Weapons

America has over 4,800 nuclear weapons, and we don’t take terrific care of them. It’s terrifying, basically.

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