Russ Wellen holds down the “Nukes and Other WMD’s” desk at the Faster Times, and writes “The Deproliferator” for Scholars & Rogues and other blogs. He is an advisor to the Madrona Institute and co-moderates Terralist.
From Edward Snowden to the Taliban-go-Miami Beach.
Which is more useless? Missile defense or total surveillance?
The National Nuclear Security Administration's new Stockpile Stewardship and Management Plan is as grandiose as it is unconscionable.
Is Pakistan a country that might, as opposed to the United States, actually find tactical nuclear weapons useful?
Are zombies the key to peace between Israel and Palestine?
Republicans oppose U.S. cooperation with Russia on NATO missile defense.
Iran has to be the only country where one nuclear negotiator defeated another for the presidency.
Is reflexive resistance to intervention in Syria the right reaction by progressives?
From nuclear weapons to unicorns.
War with Iran could cost you your job.
Its personnel may be depressed, but at least they're not launching nuclear weapons.
Turks are feeling steamrollered by Prime Minister Erdogan's development projects.
Were the Syrian rebels to win, how different would their rule be from Assad's?
At least he doesn't enjoy taking out terrorists like Bush did.
To President Obama, drones are the answer to his foreign-policy prayers.
From mission creep to missileers asleep at the wheel.
From austerity to Al Nusra.
Why did the United States feel the need to admit Baltic and Eastern Europeans who at times exceeded the Nazis in brutality?
From the decline in democracy to the rise in the price of peace.
Nuclear missile officers jobs weigh heavy on them but not for the reasons you'd think.