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 …

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SIA · 11 August 2022 English

Let us suggest that he or she fell asleep in the early years of the millennium, the Y2K bug well behind us and the belief that the new Century would …

further, and NATO was seeking a new role. Nuclear weapons were being subjected to greater international invasion, but Russia holds both the energy and nuclear weapons cards and may yet persuade European nations


CIGI · 28 July 2022 English

He began teaching Canadian of the international trade, investment and foreign policy, first to graduate students at development regimes; the emergence of a the University of Toronto, and then through …

American positions. as Canadian acceptance of nuclear weapons NATO, Canadian diplomats, having always for no American retaliation without harm to US Nuclear Weapons financial interests (Thakur and Cunningham about national security than the advent of nuclear weapons, and, More recent experience is less hopeful the dilemma and survived politically. So too nuclear weapons and acquired warheads from did Canada. the during the 2021 limited grasp of the role of nuclear weapons federal election, the leader of the Opposition


CFPPR · 28 July 2022 English

on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. [...] Regardless, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists once featured Frances Crowe for her activism in peace movements against nuclear weapons and nuclear energy.6 emphasise the need to protect humanity from the threat of nuclear weapons. [...] In identifying the source of the problem as the need to ban nuclear weapons due to their humanitarian consequences, the movement powers (China, France, the US, Russia and the UK) under the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) and the UN have been targeted specifically. [...] Victims of nuclear tests also spoke to

Under-Recognised Contributions to the International Anti-Nuclear Weapons Movement Lili Chin University of Malaya Geetha international anti-nuclear weapons movement have disseminated the dangers of nuclear weapons, tied to Japanese needed evidence of the humanitarian impacts of nuclear weapons. These actors include survivors of the atomic to eyewitness testimonies on the impacts of nuclear weapons and their efforts leading to major milestones led to the 2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Non-state Japanese contributions were, unfortunately


CER · 27 July 2022 English

Russia is also offering large financial incentives to teachers from impoverished Russian regions to move to Ukraine to teach the Russian language and the official version of Russian history to …

Services Institute suggested that Russian nuclear weapons were “unlikely to be used in Ukraine, except Kremlin moving from rhetorical threats to use nuclear weapons to practical preparations for their use. If lications/commentary/russias-nonstrategic-nuclear-weapons-and-its-views-limited-nuclear-war https://www



MP-IDSA · 22 July 2022 English

During the conversation, the two senior diplomats also Tehran Times, July 5, 2022 discussed the ways to promote cooperation Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has once between the two countries, including …

them to adhere by the spirit and terms of the nuclear weapons have no room in Tehran's internationally-endorsed internationally-endorsed agreement, military doctrine. Nuclear weapons have no officially called the Joint Comprehensive with both countries saying they Never Get Nuclear Weapons' will use “all elements of national power” long-range attack weapon system that can achieving nuclear weapons. be launched against a variety of targets up modern warfare arena challenges,” Rafael get-nuclear-weapons/00000181-f364-daef- said in a statement. The


MP-IDSA · 21 July 2022 English

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp, China's aerospace social media "Our Space," and the science and technology communication center of China Association for Science and Technology all posted explanations on …

way to raise the threshold for the use of nuclear weapons, and so far just the US and China are capable


MP-IDSA · 21 July 2022 English

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp, China's aerospace social media "Our Space," and the science and technology communication center of China Association for Science and Technology all posted explanations on …

way to raise the threshold for the use of nuclear weapons, and so far just the US and China are capable


ISIS Malaysia · 20 July 2022 English

It reflected the strategic pulse of the Asia-Pacific region that The roundtable also saw the participation of key remains in the throes of multi-spectrum major diplomats from the region. [...] …

considering the ongoing observations of a appeal of nuclear weapons and encouraging both possible arms race and reminded that nuclear weapons are weapons, raising the risk of conflicts going nuclear. weapons of mass destruction powers talk past each other, as Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) and the opposed to with each other. and further exacerbate the changing role of nuclear weapons, socialise NWS active in the region to the the cause. creating a growing link between nuclear weapons However, he raised concerns over the growing


Council on Geostrategy · 20 July 2022 English

● To deepen relations in the y ears ahead, the g overnments o f Britain and Ukraine s hould pursue the following options: ○ Diplomatic options: ■ Build o n …

Ukraine began plans to d ismantle the strategic nuclear weapons i t had inherited f rom the Soviet Union. The ollowing their own decisions t o renounce nuclear weapons. During the post-Cold War era, most cooperation


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