Entries by David Wright

Nuclear Weapons and the Myth of the “Re-Alerting Race”

The following article was originally posted on the Union of Concerned Scientists’ blog, The Equation. One of the frustrations of trying to change policy is that frequently repeated myths can short-circuit careful thinking about current policies and keep policy makers from recognizing better alternatives. That is particularly frustrating—and dangerous—when the topic is nuclear weapons. Under […]

What President Obama Should Say When He Goes to Hiroshima

The following post was written by David Wright and Lisbeth Gronlund as part of our Huffington Post series on nuclear security. Gronlund and Wright are both Senior Scientists and Co-Directors of the Global Security Program for the Union of Concerned Scientists. Yesterday the White House announced that President Obama will visit Hiroshima — the first sitting […]