Tom Collina

Ploughshares Fund

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Policy director at the Ploughshares Fund, a non-proliferation group based in Washington, DC; former research director for the Arms Control Association

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It’s been 75 years since two atom bombs destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the world learned that nuclear weapons could annihilate civilization.

Nuclear war is as likely as ever, says former defense secretary William Perry

It’s been 75 years since two atom bombs destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the world learned that nuclear weapons could annihilate civilization.

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President Obama says  the deal with Iran has made the world safer by stopping the spread of nuclear weapons in the volatile Middle East.  
    
 Secretary of State John Kerry has…

The Deal is Done, but the Battle Is Just Beginning

President Obama says the deal with Iran has made the world safer by stopping the spread of nuclear weapons in the volatile Middle East.  Secretary of State John Kerry has…

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Sixty-nine years ago today, the US dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan.  Three days later, it dropped another on Nagasaki.  Since then, Russia and 7 other countries have…

On the 69th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombing, A Look at The Current State of the US Nuclear Arsenal

Sixty-nine years ago today, the US dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan.  Three days later, it dropped another on Nagasaki.  Since then, Russia and 7 other countries have…

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