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The government can't simply bury its uranium-233 problem.
The United States, as the world's undisputed nuclear weapons superpower, should finally ratify the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty.
Despite the near-unanimous support for the treaty by prominent experts, most Republicans have yet to take a position on the arms control pact.
In the end, disarmament won't spring from a fruitless quest for ironclad rationales. Its establishment will be the result of a groundswell of reactions ranging from disgust with to bewilderment at a national security policy that puts the lives of tens of millions at risk.
Another obstacle to those who seek disarmament through policy channels is just how difficult it is to dispute "realist" arguments against disarmament.
Why is the Cold War Gang of Four suddenly in favor of nuclear disarmament? The answer is not entirely reassuring.