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Arms Control in the Age of Trump

President Donald Trump’s foreign policy does not reflect an understanding of the political complexities of rogue states like Iran and North Korea.

In addition, his approach to foreign policy hinders efforts to affect the internal politics of the two countries and … Read More

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Word Federalist John B. Anderson Dies

Former Presidential Candidate and World Federalist Association President John B Anderson passed away of natural causes in Washington D.C. on Dec. 3 at the age of 95.

Anderson, who served as a Republican in Congress from 1961-1981, ran for President as … Read More

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Inside The Sausage Factory

By Charlie Kindleberger

This is written at a time when the prospect of new federal tax legislation is very close but not certain. Members of the Peace Economy Project should be extremely concerned. As they say, the situation is fluid. No … Read More

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Can the World Be Free of Weapons?

By Brenna Sullivan

Writers Anna Nigmatulina and Shakeeb Asrar give a historical timeline on the use and methodology of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD’s), ranging from biological weapons to nuclear weapons to landmines and other explosives, in their article “Can the … Read More

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Let’s not start a war over North Korea!

Historians have emphasized the number of wars started by mistake – begun without fully appreciating the potential suffering that lay ahead. Perhaps the best known is the First World War, where in June 1914, the Arch-Duke of the Austro-Hungarian empire … Read More

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United Nations Celebrates Birthday

Although few Americans recognize Oct. 24   as a holiday, it is celebrated by many in the U.S. and around the world as United Nations Day.

The United Nations treaty was signed on Oct. 24, 1945 and three years later (1948) the … Read More

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ICAN WINS NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

By Brenna Sullivan

In the past several months worries have mounted over tensions with North Korea and the possibility of the Trump Administration taking the United States out of the Iran nuclear treaty. However, there is some good news for those … Read More

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Space Exploration Boosts the Economy

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Trump Lacks Basic Understanding of Real Strength

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Authoritarian Democracy: A Disturbing Trend Around the World

The rise of authoritarian democracy in democratic republics around the world represents a challenge to those who believe in a peaceful, law driven world and to those who care about human rights.

Authoritarian democracy exists within the framework of democratic systems. … Read More

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