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David And Goliath In Our Time

H Patricia Hynes Portside
anti-nukes demonstration Currently the US has no coherent foreign policy on nuclear weapons and no climate policy. We are also benighted by a press and politicians for whom nuclear weapons seem to be a non-issue, gauging by primary and presidential debates.

Why Should Trump―or Anyone―Be Able to Launch a Nuclear War?

Lawrence Wittner History News Network
Ultimately the only long-term solution to the problem of national leaders launching a nuclear war is to get rid of the weapons. This was the justification for the nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT) of 1968, which constituted a bargain between two groups of nations. Under its provisions, non-nuclear countries agreed not to develop nuclear weapons, while nuclear-armed countries agreed to dispose of theirs.
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