Why modernize the US nuclear arsenal? The US government should instead fulfill its legal obligations under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and end the nuclear weapons era through diplomacy and negotiations.
A Utah state representative is fed up with waiting for Congress to stop NSA snooping and is pushing a bill to halt operations at its recently opened Bluffdale facility.
Andrew Lam is author of East Eats West: Writing in Two Hemispheres and Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diasora. His next book, Birds of Paradise, is due out in 2013.