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Nuclear Disasters
Nuclear weapons are 'accidents waiting to happen'
Nuclear weapons are 'accidents waiting to happen'

Discussions surrounding nuclear weapons have been thrust into the limelight recently with the U.S. negotiations with Iran heating up ("Iranian leaders lining up to support a nuclear deal," March 25). How are we to address the real threat of nuclear weapons in our globalized world? It seems like an impossible feat. Today, there are more than 16,000 nuclear weapons globally. Not only do these weapons threaten our national security, they also pose a grave risk of humanitarian disaster as countries possessing nuclear weapons continue to pour money into these "accidents waiting to happen." Rather than get caught up in petty politics, we need to work urgently to eliminate...