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The Nuclear Challenge

The Nuclear Challenge

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Origins: All of the quotes listed above are substantially correct reproductions of words uttered by various Democratic leaders regarding Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's acquisition or possession of weapons of mass destruction. One is simply that there is much more money available for studying how to wage nuclear war - for example, how to make smaller nuclear weapons or more accurate missile guidance systems - than for studying the human consequences of nuclear war.

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An Untaken Road: Strategy, Technology, and the Hidden

An Untaken Road: Strategy, Technology, and the Hidden

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This compilation of recently declassified documents, the vast majority of them published here either for the first time or in less excised form, details the nuclear weapons policies of the Nixon and Ford administrations - a critical period in the nuclear age that is vital for understanding the developments of subsequent years. Although these weapons are not a direct threat to the United States, they still pose a major threat to world security. More than 95% of the world's nuclear weapons are in the US and Russian inventory.

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Great Debate: Theories of Nuclear Strategy

Great Debate: Theories of Nuclear Strategy

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Nuclear War and Demographers’ Projections. Ali Akbar Salehi, head of Iran's nuclear program, told the official Al Alam news channel Saturday that Iran had agreed to redesign the Arak plant, about 150 miles southwest of Tehran, to produce far less plutonium, a key ingredient in nuclear weapons. One can find all over the internet, in many libraries and elsewhere all kinds of information about the structure and design of nuclear weapons: There really is very little mystery about the subject, despite the generalized fear associated with such weapons.

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The Strangelove Legacy: Children, Parents and Teachers in

The Strangelove Legacy: Children, Parents and Teachers in

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The leader of a country that launches a preventive or pre�emptive strike courts condemnation by his own people, by the world�s people, and by history. Nuclear weapons delivery —the technology and systems used to bring a nuclear weapon to its target—is an important aspect of nuclear weapons relating both to nuclear weapon design and nuclear strategy. An attacker is deterred even if he believes only that the attacked may retaliate. Reagan did not expect to make much progress with the existing Soviet leadership, but thought the United States should lay out for the future a program that extended beyond arms negoti­ations.

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Atomic Anxiety: Deterrence, Taboo and the Non-Use of U.S.

Atomic Anxiety: Deterrence, Taboo and the Non-Use of U.S.

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We have a lot of internal documents now, some interesting ones from the Nixon years. We should ask what our interests in regional peace and stability require in particular instances. In one important way nuclear weapons do change the relations of nations. Nuclear weapons, responsibly used, make wars hard to start. �Nations that have nuclear weapons have strong incentives to use them responsibly. S. step tentatively away from the brink, the threat of nuclear warfare remains.

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Nuclear Arguments: Understanding the Strategic Nuclear Arms

Nuclear Arguments: Understanding the Strategic Nuclear Arms

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UNSCOM estimated that by 1991, Iraq could have produced between 50 and 100 tons of VX gas. There have been a number of potential nuclear disasters. In practice, other interests have proved to be more pressing. In late August and into September, Kissinger feared that Nixons mental resolve for a resolute stance on the war was wavering, and he took steps to urge him to approve what was being referred to as the November Optiona savage, decisive blow against North Vietnam to end the war. According to recently released White House tapes, on April 25, a few weeks before he ordered a major escalation of the war, Kissinger presented him with a series of escalation options, including attacking North Vietnamese power plants and docks.

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The Crusader: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of Communism

The Crusader: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of Communism

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On Friday, Defense Secretary Hagel told reporters at the Pentagon, “The internal and external reviews I ordered show that a consistent lack of investment and support for our nuclear forces over far too many years has left us with too little margin to cope with mounting stresses.” To address this, Hagel announced a boost in funding for the Pentagon’s nuclear projects of 10% per year over the next five years, or an addition of almost $8 billion between 2016 and 2020 to the present $15 billion annual maintenance for our nuclear arsenal ( RT.com ).

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Iranian Weapons of Mass Destruction: The Birth of a Regional

Iranian Weapons of Mass Destruction: The Birth of a Regional

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The United States was the first nation to develop a nuclear weapon and is the only state to deploy nuclear weapon against another country. There are 5,113 nuclear weapons in the US right now, Mother Jones reports. Published reports suggest that American intelligence agencies and Israel’s intelligence service are in agreement: Iran suspended its nuclear weapons development program in 2003. In these earlier firestorms only those who left their bomb shelters had any chance of surviving.

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Thinking About Nuclear Weapons: Principles, Problems,

Thinking About Nuclear Weapons: Principles, Problems,

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Resentful, nationalistic and violent, it wants to rewrite the Western norms that underpin the status quo. The problem with this is that when you do the geometry of the shot, you assume two things: The target is pointed exactly away from the inbound missile bearing. This presumes some kind of learning curve. Strikingly, the long border between East and West Europe�drawn where borders earlier proved unstable�has been free even of skirmishes in all of the years since the Second World War.

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Air Force System Safety Handbook - Costs, Objectives, Policy

Air Force System Safety Handbook - Costs, Objectives, Policy

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But, though it may be heresy to say so, the world can live with a nuclear Iran or North Korea, as it has lived now for 45 years with a nuclear China, a country once viewed as the ultimate rogue. The latter hinges upon the partnership between America�s Big Five and Britain�s defence industry under the trans-Atlantic bridge agreement. See more on Israeli nuclear weapons and its numerous "Samson Option" threats by Israeli leaders and their supporters.

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