A World Without Nuclear Weapons

With support from across the political spectrum—and historic leadership from President Obama—we are at a tipping point in the struggle for nuclear abolition.
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September 11, 2001, shook this country's collective sense of security, and threw into question the ability of military force to ensure our safety. But what if the 9/11 terrorists had used nuclear weapons?

Joe Cirincione, president of the Ploughshares Fund, believes we are at a tipping point in the struggle to make the world safe from such weapons: "World leaders—even former nuclear adversaries—have come to agree that nuclear weapons no longer guarantee our security; they threaten it."

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