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Peace Action West

Peace Action West advocates for a foreign policy that embodies the best values of the American people. As a membership organization, we foster broad-based civic activism to create a strong voice for peaceful and pragmatic solutions to global problems.

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A New Map for Relationships: Chapters 5 & 6

This is a guest post from Martin Hellman that was originally published on his Defusing the Nuclear Threat blog. For reasons explained in my March 1 blog post, I’m posting draft chapters of my forthcoming book with my wife Dorothie: A New Map for Relationships: Creating True Love at Home and […]

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A New Map for Relationships

This is a guest post from Martin Hellman that was originally published on his Defusing the Nuclear Threat blog. My last blog post announced that my wife Dorothie and I will be using my half of the $1 million ACM Turing Award to further our work on building a more peaceful, […]

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Responding to North Korea’s Fourth Nuclear Test

This is a guest post from Martin Hellman that was originally published yesterday on his the Defusing the Nuclear Threat blog. Tonight’s  PBS Newshour covered North Korea’s fourth nuclear test that occurred earlier today. Wendy Sherman, former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs and advisor to Hillary Clinton’s campaign, called for further sanctions “to ensure that […]

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Saber Rattling Works, But Which Way?

This is a guest post from Martin Hellman reprinted from Martin’s Defusing the Nuclear Threat blog. Martin is a professor at Stanford University, best known for his invention of public key cryptography. But his blog covers a primary interest of his: how fallible human beings can survive possessing nuclear weapons, where even […]