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A Description of Life-Ending Nuclear War

Nuclear Threat Escalating Beyond Political Rhetoric

Asia's Coming Nuclear Nightmare Nuclearisation of the Indian Ocean

China, India, And Pakistan: Growing Nuclear Capabilities With No End in Sight

India and Pakistan Locked in a Nuclear Naval Arms Race

Does Pakistan Have a Sea-Based Second-Strike Capability?

Tactical Nuclear Weapons In Europe


A Description of Life-Ending Nuclear War


By Stephen Lendman


Think nuclear war is nothing to worry about. Think again!

Nuclear incineration is no way to go. On February 26, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS) headlined "What would happen if an 800-kiloton nuclear warhead detonated above midtown Manhattan?"

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Nuclear Threat Escalating Beyond Political Rhetoric

By Thalif Deen

As a new cold war between the United States and Russia picks up steam, the nuclear threat is in danger of escalating – perhaps far beyond political rhetoric.

Randy Riddel, a former senior political affairs officer with the U.N. Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) told IPS he pities the general public.

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Asia's Coming Nuclear Nightmare Nuclearisation of the Indian Ocean

By David Brewster

While the world focuses on the dangers that a nuclear-armed Iran could present in the Middle East, a potentially more dangerous and unstable nuclear proliferation is occurring in the Indian Ocean.

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China, India, And Pakistan: Growing Nuclear Capabilities With No End in Sight

IBC World News

Unlike India and Pakistan, China is formally a nuclear weapon state under the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). China is also a major nuclear power possessing advanced, repeatedly tested, and diverse nuclear weapons designs, diverse delivery systems, and a centralized command and control network that is intended to ensure that the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party can exercise effective command of the country’s nuclear weaponry.

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India and Pakistan Locked in a Nuclear Naval Arms Race

By Franz-Stefan Gady

A while back, I reported on the murky details surrounding Pakistan’s sea-based nuclear deterrent. Much of it remains a mystery, including its future submarine force.

Conversely, the Indian Navy still does not have a capable ballistic missile with which to arm the INS Arihant – New Delhi’s only ballistic missile submarine (which only began sea trials in December). India’s submarine fleet is also experiencing difficulties in maintaining its readiness rate, which has dropped below 40 percent.

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Does Pakistan Have a Sea-Based Second-Strike Capability?

By Franz-Stefan Gady

Back in 2012, Pakistan announced the creation of a Naval Strategic Force Command and hinted that the country now possessed a sea-based second nuclear strike capability.

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Tactical Nuclear Weapons In Europe

By The Danish Pugwash Group

The danger of nuclear war is very great today, especially because of the Ukraine crisis and the danger of accidents. We would like to suggest that, in exchange for withdrawal of U.S. Nuclear weapons from Europe, the Russian government might be persuaded to eliminate its tactical nuclear weapons directed against Europe.

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