Campaigners say that the US Senate has administered the 'last rites' to the Reliable Replacement Warhead (RRW). The Senate Appropriations Committee passed an annual spending bill yesterday that rejected all funding for the new weapon.
Climate change, its causes and consequences as well as the role of churches worldwide, are at the centre of a 7-14 July 2008 visit to the Pacific region by World Council of Churches general secretary the Rev Dr Samuel Kobia.
Twenty-eight arms control advocacy and religious organizations called today for a key committee of the US Congress to stop the administration from building a new nuclear weapon. It came in a letter organized by the Quakers.
The Bush administration is writing blank checks for weapons systems that are hundreds of billions of dollars over budget and years behind schedule while cutting funds that help real people at home and abroad
A report from United States intelligence agencies has undermined those close to the White House who have been arguing for unilateral military action against Iran by saying that Tehran halted its nuclear weapons programme in 2003.
Thirty national arms control, religious, and environmental organizations in the US have joined together to urge a block on finance for a new generation of nuclear weapons - urging funding to be axed for the Reliable Replacement Warhead.