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The US military needs to realize that magic bullets don't win wars

Business Insider 06 Dec 2021
Nuclear weapons are different from other tools of war ... With the exceptions of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the existence of nuclear weapons in the US arsenal has been based on deterrence, an approach to war that Austin seems to embrace.Hiroshima after the atomic bombing of August 6, 1945 ... In ordinary war, the winner is usually the side that is stronger.
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Reflections on inter-Korean peace

Korea Times 06 Dec 2021
After Joe Biden was elected as the President of the United States, some predicted that North Korea would conduct additional nuclear tests or long-range ballistic missile tests to influence U.S ... Although Pyongyang has fired short-range missiles, it has still maintained its nuclear and ICBM moratorium.
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Thirty years on, arms control has left the agenda | Commentary

Orlando Sentinel 06 Dec 2021
... phrase describing the balance of nuclear terror ... Just a one-time “tactical” use of a nuclear weapon would completely transform the world.
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Doyle McManus: Nobody said making a nuclear deal with Iran would be easy

Finger Lakes Times 06 Dec 2021
Diplomats from Iran, the United States and five other powers gathered in Vienna last week to try to revive President Barack Obama's 2015 deal limiting Tehran's nuclear activities ... Iran initially complied, closing nuclear facilities and limiting uranium enrichment ... Accept an Iran with the ability to assemble a nuclear weapon or go to war.
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U.S. and NATO play with fire in their latest anti-Russia campaign

People's World 06 Dec 2021
as a beacon of democracy also opened up the country to the sale and use of food grown in contaminated regions near the Chernobyl nuclear reactor that had infamously melted down back in 1986 ... Nuclear missiles have been placed in Germany, only ten minutes away from Moscow if launched—another violation of agreements made at the end of the Cold War.
photo: AP / Noah Berger, John Locher, Jorge Saenz
This combination of 2020-2021 photos shows a burning tree in Sequoia National Forest, Calif.; Nathan Fabre, whose home and boat were destroyed by Hurricane Ida in Lafitte, La.; and the cracked, dry bottom of the Cerro Lagoon during an extended drought in Limpio, Paraguay.
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What Is the Environmental Cost of War?

Interesting Engineering 06 Dec 2021
War is one of the most destructive activities our species has ever devised ... Since we are on the subject of war and environmental impact, we would be remiss to not briefly discuss nuclear weapons. While nuclear weapons have only been used twice in war, they are some of the most destructive and potentially cataclysmic things humans have ever devised.
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Urgent Call for Lifting Sanctions on Iran

GlobalResearch 06 Dec 2021
As state officials from the UK, France, Germany, China and Russia are currently meeting with the Iranian delegation in Vienna for a new round of negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program, we the undersigned note and demand the following. ... Stopping the threats of war.
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Europe's 'Cuban Missile Crisis'

Russia Today 06 Dec 2021
The bipolar era of the Cold War ... During the bipolar era of the Cold War, this was considered an uncontroversial reality and the point of departure for initiatives to ease tensions ... On the contrary, the US demonstrated it was prepared to start a nuclear war in 1962 to prevent Cuba from exercising its sovereign right to host Soviet missiles.
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Japan’s military begins nine-day live-fire exercise

Taipei Times 06 Dec 2021
There is also domestic wariness about nuclear weapons. Japan, the only nation to have atomic bombs dropped on it in war, possesses no nuclear deterrent, unlike other top global militaries, and relies on the so-called US nuclear umbrella ... Japan was disarmed after its World War II ...
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The NATOstan Clown Show

Information Clearing House 06 Dec 2021
The neocon-neoliberal axis is itching for a war – but has no idea how to sell it to an immensely fractured public opinion ... if it wanted to it still has no means to fight a war with Russia.” ... be ready to fight a full scale hot war in Europe – which could become nuclear in a flash.
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Japan’s military, among world’s strongest, looks to build

Asahi News 06 Dec 2021
There’s also domestic wariness over nuclear weapons. Japan, the only nation to have atomic bombs dropped on it in war, possesses no nuclear deterrent, unlike other top global militaries, and relies on the so-called U.S. nuclear umbrella ... But a month after the Korean War began in 1950, U.S.
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Japan's military, among world's strongest, looks to build

Journal Review 06 Dec 2021
There's also domestic wariness over nuclear weapons. Japan, the only nation to have atomic bombs dropped on it in war, possesses no nuclear deterrent, unlike other top global militaries, and relies on the so-called U.S. nuclear umbrella ... But a month after the Korean War began in 1950, U.S.
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Leaders of officially pacifist Japan want to expand military, already one of the world’s strongest

The Los Angeles Times 06 Dec 2021
Japan, despite an officially pacifist constitution written when memories of its World War II rampage were still fresh, boasts a military that puts all but a few nations to shame ... Japan, the only nation to have atomic bombs dropped on it in war, possesses no nuclear deterrent, unlike other top global militaries, and relies on the so-called U.S.
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TV tonight: the makers of Killing Eve are back with grisly crime thriller Ragdoll

The Observer 06 Dec 2021
Loved, hated and impossible to ignore – the atom changed our world.” So begins this exploration of our relationship with atomic power – once a great hope for energy demands – from the second world war, across several high-profile nuclear disasters.
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