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It’s Not Enough to Declare “No First Use”

It’s Not Enough to Declare “No First Use”

On January 30, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and House Armed Services Chair Adam Smith introduced a bill declaring that, “It is the policy of the United States to not use nuclear weapons first.” This is a good thing, but standing alone is likely to have little impact on the...

Renew Nuclear Arms Control, Don’t Destroy It

Renew Nuclear Arms Control, Don’t Destroy It

By Andrew Lichterman* and John Burroughs*. NEW YORK, Jan 2 2019 (IPS) - A hard-earned lesson of the Cold War is that arms control reduces the risk of nuclear war by limiting dangerous deployments and, even more important, by creating channels of communication and...

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The Cold War ended more than two decades ago, but there are still 16,000 nuclear weapons on the planet. Most of them belong to the United States and Russia. The United Kingdom, China, France, India, Pakistan, Israel, and now, North Korea, collectively have fewer than 1000. Abolition 2000 is a global network committed to ridding the world of nuclear weapons, and the terrible danger they pose for life on our fragile planet.
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Yasmeen Silva from Beyond the Bomb counting the nuclear weapons money in New York. Over $500 billion in mock money was counted and moved to climate action, peace and sustainable development. http://www.nuclearweaponsmoney.org/news/over-500-billion-of-nuke-money-counted-and-shifted-to-sdgs/
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Peace volunteers in London count £5.2billion and move it from nuclear weapons to trees Nov 9, 2019 On Saturday October 26, peace volunteers took six hours to count out 10,400 notes of £500,000 each, a total of £5.2billion, outside the Ministry of Defence in Horse Guards Avenue, London, and ‘rea...

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