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Boris Johnson Steps in It

Boris Johnson Steps in It

The government of the United Kingdom (UK) has come under a fully-justified barrage of criticism for its recent announcement regarding changes to its nuclear weapons stance. In what follows, we will place this policy shift in context, so as to underscore the need not...

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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Abolition 2000Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 at 4:19am
PNND NZ members displaying nuclear weapons money which should instead be used for climate protection, public health, the UN and sustainable devlopment. @NZparliament with Phil Twyford MP (Minister for Disarmament and Arms Control), Louisa Wall MP (Head of the NZ Group of the Inter-Parliamentary Union), Golriz Ghahraman MP (not shown in photo), Ibrahim Omer MP, Matt Robson (former Minister for Disarmament and Arms Control) and Alyn Ware (PNND Global Coordinator).
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Abolition 2000Monday, April 5th, 2021 at 7:59am
"Move the money from war to peace," says Heidi Meinzolt
International Board Member of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). Germany and an endorser of the Appeal for a Nuclear Weapon Free World https://www.unfoldzero.org/protect-people-and-the-planet-appeal-for-a-nuclear-weapon-free-world

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