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A world without nuclear weapons

Catholic Online - ‎11 hours ago‎
Dr. Bruce Blair, a former military officer responsible for 50 Minuteman nuclear missiles in Montana, and now co-founder of Global Zero - an international organization dedicated to eliminating all nuclear weapons - shared with me a highly dangerous ...
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Hillary Clinton: Donald Trump can't be trusted with nuclear weapons

Times of India - ‎53 minutes ago‎
PHILADELPHIA: US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Thursday the challenges facing Americans demand steady leadership and a collective spirit, contrasting her character with what she described as a dangerous and volatile Donald Trump.

Too many US nuclear bombs

Jordan Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
The Incirlik Air Base in southeast Turkey - from which US pilots launch bombing raids on Daesh forces in Syria - is home to about 50 B-61 hydrogen bombs. That makes it NATO's largest nuclear storage facility. Each bomb has a yield of up to 170 ...
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All Cards on the Table: First-Use of Nuclear Weapons

War on the Rocks - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
In short, this refers to a policy by a state that possesses nuclear weapons not to use them as a means of warfare unless first attacked by an adversary with nuclear weapons. The United States has never had a no first-use policy, preferring the concept ...

Reminder: Puget Sound has a ton of nuclear weapons

Crosscut - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
But the most surprising thing to him about the underground nuclear weapons storage complex - known as the Strategic Weapons Facility Pacific (SWF-PAC), and completed in 2012 - is the extent to which a $294 million bunker has largely escaped public ...
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Nuclear weapons are no joke, you can't use them: Zardari

Kasmir Monitor - ‎15 hours ago‎
Nuclear weapons are not an aggressive option and you cannot use them, says former president and Pakistan People's Party (PPP) co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari.
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Panetta: Trump would be 'an erratic finger on our nuclear weapons'

Washington Examiner (blog) - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
PHILADELPHIA - Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta accused GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump of asking the Russians to "engage in hacking or intelligence against the United States to affect our election," and he gave Hillary Clinton the credit ...
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Legacy watch: Obama said to weigh nuclear weapons policy shift

World Tribune - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
From his first days in office nearly eight years ago, Barack Obama has been a consistent advocate for the ultimate and complete abolition of nuclear weapons, including U.S. nuclear forces. President Barack Obama speaks at the Nuclear Security Summit in ...
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Nuclear Weapons in Turkey are Destabilizing, But Not For the Reason You Think

War on the Rocks - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Following the failed coup attempt in Turkey last week, concerns have been raised about the safety and security of American nuclear weapons stored at Incirlik Air Force base. People have wondered if the United States still needs to store nuclear weapons ...
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Should the US Pull Its Nuclear Weapons From Turkey?

New York Times - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
U.S. nuclear weapons stationed in Turkey are under the control of U.S. military forces, so they would be defended by ferociously well-trained and well-equipped American troops.
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How a stockpile of America's nuclear weapons got tangled up in a Middle East crisis

Los Angeles Times - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
A little more than 100 miles from the territory held by the violent extremist group Islamic State, there is a little piece of Americana.

Obama's Proposed Revision of US Nuclear Policy Could Cripple Our Security - ‎17 hours ago‎
The first striking problem is that non-nuclear weapons, for example, biological and chemical, can cause as many fatalities as nuclear weapons. The United States needs to deter such attacks just as it needs to deter nuclear attacks. Both Russia and ...
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WW3 Scenario: Vladimir Putin Arms Anti-NATO Force With Nuclear Weapons

Morning News USA - ‎2 hours ago‎
Wherever they may be, Russia wants NATO to know that it is ready to meet the alliance with force, if necessary. With NATO moving more troops closer to Russia's borders, Russia has recently announced that it has amassed its own forces to counter NATO.
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North Korea denies its nuclear weapons pose threat to UK - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
A spokesman for the North Korean foreign ministry told the state-run Korea Central News Agency, "It is illogical that the DPRK's nuclear weapons pose a threat to the UK. "It is a pity that the UK makes an excuse for the building of [nuclear submarines ...

Monks' prayer walk to Hanford is effort to end nuclear weapons

HeraldNet - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
TRI-CITIES - Buddhist monks are set to lead an annual prayer walk to the Hanford nuclear reservation as part of an effort to bring an end to nuclear weapons. The Tri-City Herald reported that the monks will head to the southern gate of the nuclear ...
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Facing North Korea's Nuclear Reality

STRATFOR - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Once a means to exact political and economic concessions, North Korea's nuclear weapons program has become a cornerstone of its national security policy.

In a nuclear war…

Military Embedded Systems (blog) - ‎7 hours ago‎
Ten countries have attained the ability to wage nuclear war. South Africa built six nuclear weapons starting in 1979, but dismantled them in 1990 and left the nuclear club.
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Nuclear weapons mess: we're all in it together but don't know how to get out alive

Washington Post - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Shortly after 4 a.m. on July 28, 2012, an 82-year-old Catholic nun, a Vietnam veteran and a housepainter cut holes in several security fences surrounding a government facility in Oak Ridge, Tenn.
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US, New Zealand End Rift Over Nuclear-Weapons Policies

Wall Street Journal - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
CANBERRA, Australia—The U.S. will send a Navy warship to visit New Zealand for the first time in more than three decades, ending a long-running disagreement with South Pacific country over nuclear-weapons policies, as rising security jitters in Asia ...