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South Africa and the Bomb

A recent Washington Post article reports that South Africa has a significant stockpile of highly enriched uranium and has rebuffed US entreaties to relinquish the bomb-grade material. 334 more words

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Scottish Politics and Nuclear Weapons

Support among the voters for maintaining Trident has been on the decline in Scotland for many years. An opinion poll in 2013 showed support for a Trident replacement at a mere 14%. 433 more words

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Nuclear arms control event 20 March 2015

What progress has been made in global nuclear disarmament in the last years? How does it relate to non-proliferation, nuclear security and peaceful uses of nuclear energy? 80 more words

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Why ban nuclear weapons? Ask the French president

President François Hollande of France has explained to the world why nuclear weapons must be banned and eliminated. Not intentionally, of course. Not because he made the fallacious argument that nuclear weapons make France more secure in a dangerous world (although he did); not because he lumped every conceivable and inconceivable threat to France into a confusing hash and came up with nuclear weapons as the final answer to every one (although he did that, too); and not because he shamelessly contradicted himself on the fundamental point that France is a champion of nuclear disarmament but finds its own “nuclear deterrent” indispensible ( 422 more words

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Pakistan’s military parade with Xi Jinping as the chief guest - The parity game played to perfection

Savour the big ‘breaking news’ items of last week: The dirtiest election in Delhi’s history; simultaneous moves by China, Russia and America to keep Pakistan on par with India; Sakshi Maharaj cautioning Narendra Modi that if he ignores Hindu nationalist demands, his government will spin in circles; a “printing error” in the BJP’s vision statement that depicts citizens of north-eastern states as immigrants. 696 more words

NEW MOMENTUM TO OUTLAW AND ELIMINATE NUCLEAR WEAPONS

REIKO YAMADA-HIBAKUSHA

NEW MOMENTUM TO OUTLAW AND ELIMINATE NUCLEAR WEAPONS!

Peter Low

2015 may prove a significant year in the long struggle to eliminate nuclear weapons. 706 more words

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