One of the biggest challenges to reforming U.S. nuclear policy is the tremendous lack of public awareness about just how dangerous nuclear weapons are and the deleterious impact these weapons have on every aspect of our lives.
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NUCLEAR WEAPONS 101
“We cannot afford to leave nuclear-weapons policy to the “experts” in Washington or the few dedicated activists who have been keeping track of these fearsome developments over the years. We have entered a new era—one in which the use of nuclear weapons has become far more likely—and it is crucial that we all become more familiar with these matters and their deadly implications.”
Michael T. Klare
Writer, Teacher, and Public Speaker