We Must, We Can, We Should – Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Author: Kristi Flaherty

Peace Policy Dec 2009Photo: AP Photo/Katsumi Kasahara

A few years ago, a world without nuclear weapons was only an aspiration. Now it has become a widely accepted goal of international policy.

In this issue of Peace Policy, three nuclear policy experts explain why we must, we can, and we should work toward a world without nuclear weapons:

Posts in the December 2009 issue of Peace Policy:

David Cortright addresses the security dimensions of nuclear reduction and abolition. (We must.) Read »

Former UK Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett lays out policy steps for strengthening the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty. (We can.) Read »

Catholic ethicist Gerard F. Powers considers the moral and ethical implications of nuclear disarmament. (We should.) Read »

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