Tag: nuclear nonproliferation treaty

The United States and North Korea

I originally published this post approximately three years ago. With North Korea in the news again concerning its nuclear ambitions, I think it is important to understand the background. As soon as President George W. Bush took office in 2001, Secretary of State Colin Powell stated that he was going to continue the actions of the Clinton administration. Quickly, Vice President Dick Cheney and other neo-cons in the Bush White House worked to silence Powell and reverse the steps that the Clinton Administration took to freeze nuclear weapons production in North Korea. I believe the way that the US-North Korea relationship

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What's Going On: Evening News Roundup

Here’s the Monday evening news roundup: Let’s start overseas. North Korea is miffed that the U.S. has not lived up to their obligations in the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty in their eyes. It appears that they are beginning to start up their nuclear reactor, again. We saw a record jump in oil prices today, as if we don’t have enough to worry about. Wall Street seems to be having a difficult time figuring out what Congress is doing, just as I am. The Dow lost 372 points today. An Iraqi top official testified in front of the Senate today. The former chief

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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