The Urgency of Banning Nukes: Conversation with Ray McGovern
June 14, 2022
Helena Cobban and Amelle Zeroug
This was the second conversation in Just World Educational's project to produce and share multimedia resources to inform, educate, and engage new generations of (especially) Americans on the need to Ban All Nuclear Weapons and dismantle all existing nuclear arsenals, including our own.
In this convo, co-hosts Helena Cobban and Amelle Zeroug talked to Ray McGovern, a veteran CIA officer turned political activist whose post-retirement work includes co-founding in 2003 Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity and work on the National Advisory Board for Veterans for Peace.
Listen to additional episodes in this series which will be released twice-weekly through the end of June.
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Ray McGovern discusses his involvement in SALT
How close are we to nuclear war right now?
Are there American missiles in Ukraine?
Is the TPNW a solution? What will it take?
The relationship between arms control agreements and prohibiting nuclear weapons.
Why are progressives in Congress reluctant to criticize Biden regarding Ukraine and nuclear weapons?
Where can we read more on Biden's broken promise about missiles in Ukraine?
Aren't strategic weapons just as dangerous as short range?
Is the re-opening of the US embassy in Ukraine with US troops as dangerous as a 'no-fly zone'?