Put an End to Nuclear Weapons Testing

Editor’s Note:  Today (August 29th) is the International Day to End Nuclear Testing.  Although atmospheric nuclear testing ended years ago, and underground testing is a rarity, this is still a critical issue for humanity.  The 1996 Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) has yet to enter into force.  The U.S. is one of a minority of countries that have not yet ratified the CTBT.  Furthermore, the U.S. has conducted what it calls “subcritical” nuclear tests, which I believe to go against the spirit of the CTBT. 

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, in his message on the International Day Against Nuclear Tests, said Continue reading

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