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Will the NPT face the facts?

By John Loretz | International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War | April 22, 2015

When the 2015 Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) opens in New York next week, the 190 member states will have to come to terms with some hard facts.

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Will the NPT face the facts?

When the 2015 Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) opens in New York next week, the 190 member states will have to come to terms with some hard facts. 884 more words

Nuclear Weapons

NATO plans amount to violation of NPT: Russian envoy

Press TV – April 16, 2015

Russia says the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is preparing the ground for the use of nuclear weapons by non-nuclear countries in contradiction to the Western military alliance’s obligations under the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

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United States

NPT central to the President’s nuclear agenda.

September 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States had highlighted the difficulty of managing the consequences of states operating outside the international norms and the dangers posed by non-state actors that could exploit the vulnerabilities of modern societies by using unconventional means to inflict unprecedented harm. 302 more words

UN

Through the looking glass with Barack Obama into the Iran nuclear deal

Shortly before Purim I wrote a post about “Venahafoch hu” –  how “everything was turned about” in matters to do with Israel and the Palestinians. 1,748 more words

Israel News

Iran agreement reminds of NPT disarmament commitment

The Editor,  The Dominion Post,  Wellington

06 April, 2015

Dear Editor,

Phil Goff’s (Labour spokesperson for disarmament) motion in Parliament last week on the coming Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty Review Conference (NNTRC) is provocative in its timing and is worth repeating: 129 more words

Politics

The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)

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The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, commonly known as the Non-Proliferation Treaty or NPT, is an international treaty whose objective is to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and weapons technology, to promote cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, and to further the goal of achieving nuclear disarmament and general and complete disarmament… 911 more words