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Trident, Cold War History, and the 'Myth' of Deterrence

This piece was originally written for the excellent Retrospect, a student-led history journal created and produced by undergraduate students from Edinburgh University’s School of History, Classics, and Archaeology. 1,911 more words

Nuclear History

Foreign Policy to Defend Democracy

Democratic societies whose public servants conduct a foreign policy based on “good guys” vs. “bad guys” undermine their own long-term security. The attitude of a state toward another state should rest on an assessment of the counterpart’s behavior, not its race, religion, or ideology.

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Nuclear Physicist and Professor of Physics at Quaid e Azam University, Dr. Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy

Dr. Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy is a nuclear physicist, and a political-defence analyst. He has been associated with Quaid-e-Azam University as a professor of Physics since the 1970’s, and taught in other institutions such as the Lahore University of Management Sciences. 149 more words

Candidates should carry on Reagan's quest of no nukes

It was President Ronald Reagan who said his goal was “to reduce substantially, and ultimately to eliminate, nuclear weapons and rid the world of the nuclear threat.” Reagan set in motion treaties reducing nuclear arms. 17 more words

Today in Texas History - December 3

From the Annals of the Cold War – In 1989, Presidents George Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev indicated that the Cold War era was closing at a meeting in Malta.  147 more words

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As World Grapples With Terror Attacks, Activists Call for More Action on Illicit Arms Trade

By Kindred Motes

Recent extremist acts of violence in Beirut, Lebanon, Paris, France, and Bamako, Mali have rocked the global community, reigniting public discourses around terrorism and the role governments should play in both preventing and responding to it. 507 more words

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