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Nobel Laureate: As Long as Atomic Bombs Exist, Disaster Is Inevitable

Source: Time

By DAVID KEYTON / AP

December 9, 2017

(OSLO) — As long as atomic bombs exist, a disaster is inevitable, the head of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, the winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, said Saturday. 124 more words

The Muslim Times

The Haze of Peace: North Korea, Trump, and the Art of Deterrence

BRANDON J. WEICHERT | THE WEICHERT REPORT

President Donald J. Trump has been on a diplomatic sojourn throughout Asia this last week. As he so often does, the President made a retinue of headlines that sent his political rivals into conniption fits and heartened his supporters. 3,087 more words

Articles

Who Is Afraid of the Iranian Bomb? by Uri Avnery

Would an Iranian nuclear bomb really pose a threat to Israel? Uri Avnery doesn’t think so. From Avnery at antiwar.com:

I hate self-evident truths.

Ideals may be self-evident. 318 more words

Governments

Thoughts for Veterans Day 2017

Thoughts for Veterans Day 2017

Each year, in preparation for a Veterans Day program, the newsletter of my community asks that all veterans confirm the community’s record of their branch of service and “war time service location.” Upon reading this year’s request, it occurred to me that “war time” has become normal time. 802 more words

Op Ed

If North Korea Is Preparing for Nuclear War, All of Asia Needs Nuclear Weapons, Says Henry Kissinger

By Carlos Ballesteros On 10/29/17

In a recent interview with The New York Times, former Secretary of State and Cold War strategist Henry R. Kissinger warned that East Asia is racing towards nuclear proliferation. 520 more words

Asia

North Korea rouses neighbours to reconsider nuclear weapons

As North Korea races to build a weapon that for the first time could threaten American cities, its neighbours are debating whether they need their own nuclear arsenals. 273 more words

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons wins Nobel Peace Prize

Source: USA Today

BY Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY

Published 4:16 a.m. ET Oct. 6, 2017 | Updated 8:05 a.m. ET Oct. 6, 2017

The Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday to an international watchdog that campaigns to rid the world of nuclear weapons. 101 more words

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