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Chinese President Xi Jinping calls for world without nuclear weapons.
Chinese President Xi Jinping called for a world without nuclear weapons at the UN on Wednesday and urged a multilateral system based on equality among nations large and small. "Nuclear weapons should be completely prohibited and destroyed over time to make the world free of nuclear weapons,"
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Great 15-minute Ted Talk from Ploughshare Fund's Erika Gregory on ending the stranglehold of the nuclear weapons threat.
Today nine nations collectively control more than 15,000 nuclear weapons, each hundreds of times more powerful than those dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. We don't need more nuclear weapons; we need a new generation to face the unfinished challenge of disarmament started decades ago. Nuclear reformer Erika Gregory calls on today's rising leaders — those born in a time without Cold War fears and duck-and-cover training — to pursue an ambitious g...
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Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists lays out exactly what should be in a long-over-due nuclear weapons ban treaty.
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ATOM Project Ambassador and victim of Soviet-era nuclear weapons testing in what is now independent Kazakhstan urges his country to continue its efforts toward a nuclear-weapons-free world.
ASTANA – Thinking of New Year’s resolutions, everyone sets goals to become better, faster, larger and one-year wiser. The ATOM Project’s Honorary Ambassador Karipbek Kuyukov is no exception. In a recent interview with The Astana Times, the renowned painter, activist and strong-willed man, whose character has been moulded by terrible life consequences, shared his thoughts…
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Let's hope he take a more reasonable view in office ...
Donald Trump calls for the US to "greatly strengthen and expand" its nuclear arsenal.
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North Korea can now fire but not control a nuclear missile. So what happens when North Korea does learn to target its missiles? And what happens when that technology becomes easier to master and the next rogue nation develops the same?
Senior Pentagon official says threat is what "keeps me awake at night," but Kim Jong Un's missile program still has key flaw
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It's time to take nuclear weapons off high-alert.
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American President-elect Donald J. Trump called President Nursultan Nazarbayev to congratulate Kazakhstan on 25 years of independence. There is still some uncertainty about what was actually said d…
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"We will outmatch them at every pass. And outlast them all," the president-elect is quoted as saying.
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Some of Germany’s prominent voices are musing about the options of a German or non-NATO European nuclear deterrent should a Trump administration roll back U.S. commitments to the alliance.
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Former Ambassador of the UK to the EEC Lord Hannay of Chiswick examines from a European perspective prospects for nuclear disarmament and non- proliferation in the Trump era.
Lord Hannay, former British Ambassador to the UN and EU warns that following the election of Donald Trump as US president we are entering a period of uncertainty, and in no policy field is uncertainty more high risk than that of nuclear weapons.
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