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The Hibakusha appeal for a nuclear ban treaty

At the end of November the United Nations Security Council unanimously passed sanctions on North Korea because of their nuclear test in September:

Beatrice Fihn ‏@BeaFihn  238 more words

Nuclear Weapons

Three Minutes to Midnight - Two - One...

On January 26, 2016, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Science and Security Board announced to the world that the hands of their Doomsday Clock would remain at three minutes to midnight: 258 more words

Duck and cover

The American constitution has a system of checks and balances to prevent  abuses of political power, but there is only one check to stop the President starting a nuclear war – the American electorate.

Will Japan and South Korea go nuclear?

It has been theorized often in the press that if Japan and South Korea ever felt that America would not defend them as promised, or if they wanted to become fully independent of American foreign policy, that they would likely decide to become full nuclear powers themselves. 1,067 more words

Daily Brief

Make No Mistake: Russia Remains the Only Target Country of NATO’s Nuclear Weapons

Source: Strategic-Culture.org, by Brian Cloughley

Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States are the world’s five «nuclear weapons states», a description officially recognised in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), which  520 more words

World At WAR