As the nuclear crisis in North East Asia escalates, Stanislav Petrov’s careful legacy is as important as ever
In an excerpt from his memoir, William Perry reflects on his diplomatic mission to Pyongyang intended to prevent North Korea from obtaining nuclear weapons and how the agreement eventually fell apart, creating the hostile negotiating atmosphere the U.S. faces today.
Today at United Nations headquarters, more than 100 states concluded negotiations on and adopted a new “legally-binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons.”
Bill Perry explains how escalating tensions have now made a diplomatic solution to North Korea possible, and that we must act soon before the opportunity slips away.
A Pentagon advisory committee is pushing the new administration to consider developing lower-yield "tactical" nuclear weapons. Former Secretary of Defense William Perry explains why the notion of "limited" nuclear war is like playing nuclear Russian roulette.
The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists announced the 2017 Doomsday Clock is 30 seconds closer to midnight, the closest it has been to midnight in 64 years.