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China already attempting to strong-arm Trump but he isn't going to budge

(NationalSentinel) During his campaign, then-GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump promised that part of his “Make America Great Again” pledge included rebuilding a badly abused and overused U.S. 680 more words

Foreign Policy

IPPNW welcomes China’s call to ban and eliminate nuclear weapons; urges leadership at UN treaty negotiations

IPPNW welcomes the statement by Chinese President Xi Jinping that “nuclear weapons … should be completely prohibited and destroyed over time to make the world free of them.” President Xi’s remarks, made during a speech on January 18 at the United Nations in Geneva, were consistent with China’s long-standing official support for nuclear disarmament, and come as the UN is preparing to convene negotiations on a new treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons. 261 more words

Nuclear Weapons

Church Sounds Warning on Nuclear Weapons (Once Again)

It will not surprise anyone that Pope Francis has warned of nuclear catastrophe. In connection with the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons in December 2014, Pope Francis declared plainly, “The humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons are predictable and planetary.” He went on to call for nuclear weapons to be “banned once and for all, to the benefit of our common home.” 762 more words

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Mis(sile)direction

You can understand the furore following the news of the trident missile gone awry. It is after all capable of carrying a nuclear weapon. The £16.8 million missile fired from HMS Vengeance in June 2016 malfunctioned turning towards the US and away from the designated direction of the west Atlantic. 564 more words

From Obama to Trump

Commenting with David Swanson, leading and sharp peace intellectual, on the inauguration of Trump – also about the legacy of Barrack Obama.

For Iran’s international PressTV. 6 more words

International Affairs

Theresa May and Donald Trump have their fingers on the nuclear trigger – do you feel safe?

By Shaun van Eeden

“In Hiroshima, 30 days after the first atomic bomb destroyed the city and shook the world, people are still dying, mysteriously and horribly – people who were uninjured by the cataclysm – from an unknown something which I can only describe as atomic plague. 1,357 more words

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