Nuclear War


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A hypothetical war in which two or more belligerents each intentionally deploy at least one nuclear weapon
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The report underscores the urgent need to move with all possible speed to the negotiation of a global agreement to outlaw and eliminate nuclear weapons," said Ira Helfand, co-president of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War.
On Limited Nuclear War in the 21st Century reopens scholarly debate on the potential for, the unique challenges related to, and US government preparedness to deter and win limited nuclear war.
In his foreword to the book, the late Nobel-prize winner Thomas Schelling praises this effort to encourage deeper thinking about nuclear use in the present day: "This book is the only one I know that can induce national leaders, or their advisers, to take seriously the prospect of minimizing mutual damage in a nuclear war.
No one wants war, especially a war between the United States and Russia because this can quickly turn into a nuclear war and this can be end of the civilisation as we know it," Lozansky, president of World Russia Forum told (http://www.
The Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War and Physicians for Social Responsibility released an initial peer-reviewed study in April 2012 that predicted a nuclear famine could kill more than a billion people.
International Seminar on Nuclear War and Planetary Emergencies; The Role of Science in the Third Millennium (44th: 2011: Erice, Italy) Ed.
We must strengthen our efforts to achieve nuclear disarmament, as the potential for nuclear war is increasing, reports Dr GEORGE PREDDEY, physicist/author of 'Future Contingencies.
London, Apr 6 ( ANI ): Amid increasing tensions on the Korean Peninsula, retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro has sternly cautioned North Korea and US of dangers of nuclear war, a report has said.
It is self-evident that any military conflict on the Korean Peninsula is bound to lead to an all-out war, a nuclear war now that even U.
Despite the fact that nuclear weapons have already been used twice, and the nuclear sword has been rattled many times, one can argue that for all practical purposes nuclear war is still (and hopefully will remain) so far from our experience that it is difficult to reason from, or illustrate arguments by, analogies from history.
Summary: This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis -- those 13 days in October 1962 that were probably the closest the world has come to a major nuclear war.
Catholic bishops joined in support of a petition calling for the White House to update its nuclear war strategy and dramatically reduce the United States' supply of nuclear weapons.

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