Darwin BondGraham, member of the Los Alamos Study Group, discusses the massive giveaways to weapons manufacturers that will occur after the Senate ratifies the New START Treaty, the “prompt global strike” capability that will let Obama rain death on anyone in the world in 30 minutes or less [insert pizza delivery joke here], billions budgeted for new nuclear weapons infrastructure, the loophole in START accounting methods that makes a joke of mandatory weapons reductions and why well-intentioned arms reduction treaties often do more harm than good.
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Darwin BondGraham is a member of the Los Alamos Study Group. He’s an ethnographer and historian with a PhD in sociology. His current work focuses on economic and social development and he writes occasionally for Counterpunch, Z Magazine and Foreign Policy in Focus.