Russ Wellen

Russ Wellen holds down the "Nukes and Other WMD's" desk at the Faster Times, and writes "The Deproliferator" for Scholars & Rogues and other blogs. He is an advisor to the Madrona Institute and co-moderates Terralist.

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Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 1:07pm
Latest Smoking Gun on Iran's Nuclear Program Just Another Misfire
On February 13 Joby Warrick reported for the Washington Post that "Iran recently sought to acquire tens of thousands of highly specialized magnets used in centrifuge machines, according to experts and diplomats, a sign that the country may be planning a major expansion of its nuclear program that could shorten the path to an atomic weapons capability." More:
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Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 10:40am
Fukushima Be Damned, Federal Court Brushes Off Seismic Nuke Risks
Regular readers are aware of how alarmed we are by the construction of a facility at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico intended, in large part, to manufacture something known as plutonium pits. Before examining the latest development in attempts to halt it, first some background on the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Replacement Nuclear Facility (CMRR-NF) from recent posts.
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Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 11:38am
Gen. Petraeus Makes McChrystal Look Like a Pacifist
A woman named Paula Broadwell , whose book about Gen. David Petraeus will be published shortly, touched some tender nerves with a couple of posts at Thomas Ricks's Best Defense at Foreign Policy. Michael Cohen at Democracy Arsenal summed it up.
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Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 11:37am
Indignez-vous! (When Will Americans Get Indignant?)
"F**k Hamas. F**k Israel. F**k Fatah. F**k UN. F**k UNWRA. F**k USA!
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