IRAN TENSIONS EASE, FOR NOW (AND THE DEAL IS NOT DEAD, DESPITE WHAT YOU SEE ON THE NEWS) Up until a few days ago, the world was on edge, as tensions between the United States and Iran became dangerously high. Things have cooled slightly, but the underlying challenges remain. And make no mistake, these challenges […]
Aron Bernstein was a Professor of Physics Emeritus at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a longtime supporter and board member of the Council for a Livable World. He has been active on nuclear arms control issues since 1969, and has served the Council in a variety of capacities ever since. In his time at MIT, […]
January Thursday, January 16 – Monday, January 27: House recess N.B. Senate schedule in January has not been released because of uncertain impeachment trial Monday, January 20: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (federal holiday) February Sunday, February 2: Pro football Superbowl in Miami, Florida Monday, February 3: Iowa caucuses Tuesday, February 4: President’s State […]
NORTH KOREA WARNS OF ‘CHRISTMAS GIFT’ AS END-OF-YEAR DEADLINE RAPIDLY APPROACHES North Korea warned in early December that it will give the United States a “Christmas gift” of its own choosing this year, depending on how denuclearization negotiations have gone by North Korea’s own ambiguous, year-end deadline. It’s unclear what this gift could be, though […]
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