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Earthquakes and Nuclear Bombs?

The Editor,  The Cook Strait News,  Wellington

26 April, 2016

Dear Editor:

H. Westfold’s (21 April) seemingly silly attempt to equate the nature of responses to the threats of earthquakes and nuclear bombs reminds me of a quote from historian Will Durant (The Story of Civilisation, 13 volumes), “Civilisation exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice”. 129 more words

Letters

How did Trump learn to love 'the bomb'?

Thomas A. Loftus (Ambassador to Norway, 1993-1997)

Cross-posted from Ambassador Loftus’ May 4, 2016 op-ed in the Cap Times.

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In the film “Dr. Strangelove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb,” 704 more words

Foreign Policy

Polly Mann: Nuclear Weapons On Hair Trigger Alert

Despite his initial public commitment to build a nuclear weapons-free world, what the President has proposed would cost $1 trillion over 30 years to “modernize” the U.S. 839 more words

Military Madness

Banning and eliminating nuclear weapons is the only way to secure planetary health

The World Health Assembly is the global body of all your Ministers of Health or their most senior officials entrusted to safeguard the health of the population of every country in the world. 767 more words

Nuclear Weapons

l’Italia viola il Trattato di non-proliferazione delle armi nucleari

di Manlio Dinucci

Roma, 28 aprile 2016, Nena News – «Grazie, presidente Obama. L’Italia proseguirà con grande determinazione l’impegno per la sicurezza nucleare»: lo scrive su twitter il premier Renzi, dopo aver partecipato al summit di Washington su questo tema in aprile. 531 more words

The decline in the US nuclear weapons stockpile

So after all that, it turns out the Russians technically won the nuclear arms race. pic.twitter.com/sc25aKOMPu

— ian bremmer (@ianbremmer) April 11, 2016

Defence Economics

The 70-Year Old Debate, Part 1

This post will be the first in a two-part series of the continuing debate over Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This post will argue that the dropping of the bombs was justified. 992 more words

Nuclear Weapons