Everyone has wondered, from time to time, whether or not they would survive a nuclear war. But as disasters about which to
By leading through example, President Obama and the Senate would be demonstrating political strength while opening the door for the other remaining states to ratify. In the end, ratification of the Comprehensive Test-Ban Treaty would demonstrate the United States' commitment to global leadership and strategic foresight. Ultimately, ratification would bolster US national security and make its citizens safer.
Why do we have them? Why for that matter do any of those nations have them? Why are some nations keen to spend fortunes on programmes developing these weapons - whilst their people go hungry? Because it means they are in that club - vanity.
The UK is currently at a crossroads: we can choose to become a world leader in disarmament, non-proliferation and the verification systems necessary to realise the eradication of nuclear weapons worldwide, or we can choose to contribute to global insecurity, nuclear proliferation, and increase the risk of nuclear terrorism through the modernising of our nuclear arsenal.
North Korea's bellicose nuclear rhetoric has put sharply into the focus how some states are able to put world peace and security at risk and, as a result of their recent actions, this issue has moved to the top of the international agenda.
North Korea has sparked alarm around the world by testing a nuclear bomb. The reclusive communist state has confirmed it
Wednesday 12 December marked the first successful attempt by North Korea to launch a rocket into space. Calling it a triumph for the year old Administration of Kim Jong - Un, North Korean officials such as Kim Ki-nam have stated that the rocket launch was a Satellite and it's launch was an "independent right" that should not be condemned by the international community.
Foreign office minister Alistair Burt has warned that "miscalculations" about the extent of Iran's nuclear programme are
Foreign Secretary William Hague has warned of the “deeply alarming” implications of Iran developing nuclear weapons. Speaking
Iran is ready to discuss its nuclear programme with world powers, according to the country's president. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad