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Trump’s Picks for Defense: What We Know About Mattis and Flynn

, physicist & co-director, Global Security

Donald Trump has picked James Mattis as his secretary of defense and Michael Flynn as his national security advisor. While they are both retired generals with experience in the Middle East and Afghanistan, they are otherwise very different. Read more >

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Los Alamos Firing Demonstrates Exactly What’s Wrong with Scientific Integrity at the Department of Energy

, , Research Director, Center for Science and Democracy

Yesterday, my colleague Lisbeth Gronlund wrote about the unjust firing of James Doyle, a 17-year employee of Los Alamos National Laboratory. The PhD political scientist was fired over an academic article he wrote on his personal time—not as an official representative of the national lab—that argued for eliminating nuclear weapons. Read more >

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U.S. Planning a Nuclear Weapons Spending Spree

, physicist & co-director, Global Security

In December 2013, the Congressional Budget Office released an authoritative estimate of how much the United States will spend over the next decade to maintain and upgrade its nuclear arsenal: $355 billion—for an average of $35 billion per year.

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