Nuclear Weapons

A nuclear weapon (also called an atom bomb, nuke, atomic bomb, nuclear warhead, A-bomb, or nuclear bomb) is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb). Both bomb types release large quantities of energy from relatively small amounts of matter. The first test of a fission ("atomic") bomb released an amount of energy approximately equal to 20,000 tons of TNT (84 TJ). The first thermonuclear ("hydrogen") bomb test released energy approximately equal to 10 million tons of TNT (42 PJ). Nuclear bombs …



The Conference Board · 30 March 2023 English

Interestingly, higher borrowing costs ranked 17th by CEOs in Europe, significantly lower than that in the US (ranked 4th). The low ranking is likely due to a combination of the …

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RSIS: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies · 28 March 2023 English

031 – 28 March 2023 The authors' views are their own and do not represent the official position of the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies of the S. [...] …

Indonesia shares similar concerns regarding nuclear weapons, promptly responding to the recent AUKUS joint the NPT (Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons) and IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency)

SIA: SAGE International Australia · 28 March 2023 English

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BESA: Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies · 28 March 2023 English

In the case of the current widespread public uproar regarding the government’s proposed reform of Israel’s judiciary, this information includes visual data, such as images of clashes between protesters and …

Nasrallah declared: “This Israel, which has nuclear weapons and the strongest air force in the region,

SOMO: Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations · 27 March 2023 English

This paper aims to inform civil society in an accessible way about fintech-associated risks and harmful practices – current and future. It intends to stimulate debates about how to urgently …

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ORF: Observer Research Foundation · 23 March 2023 English

Since its inception in 1945, the United Nations (UN) has worked to maintain global peace and security and, towards this goal, to enhance cooperation between member countries. The UN General …

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FPRI: Foreign Policy Research Institute · 22 March 2023 English

Editor's Note: This article expands upon ideas discussed in Lonnie Henley’s recent research report, Beyond the First Battle: Overcoming a Protracted Blockade of Taiwan . To read that report, please …

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ISC: International Studies Center · 21 March 2023

2 addition to the teaching of the arts, crafts, and toolkits of diplomacy, diplomatic academies may also seek to familiarise their students with the latest concepts, trends, and events in …

quite worryingly, a revision of stance towards nuclear weapons, non-proliferation, and disarmament in some

The South Centre · 21 March 2023

The covered issues include how the TRIPS Agreement can be interpreted to implement its flexibilities, the use of competition law to promote access to medicines, the role of cooperation in …

destruction, climate change, the proliferation of nuclear weapons and rising inequality. Global cooperation is

CFR: Council on Foreign Relations · 21 March 2023

the United Nations should address the human rights violations in North Korea or North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. [...] What are some of the tools and channels North Korea has used to engage with the

the impact of North Korea’s development of nuclear weapons on its global stature and image? How do states violations in North Korea or North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. Analytical Essay i. How did Kim Jong-un negotiate the following topics: sanctions, nuclear weapons, ballistic missiles, cyber theft, and human Sung-Chull and Cohen, Michael D. North Korea and Nuclear Weapons: Entering the New Era of Deterrence. Washington

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