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The U.N.’s Delusional Declaration on Nuclear Weapons

The United Nations Security Council at U.N. Headquarters in New York City, February 28, 2020. (Carlo Allegri/Reuters) A statement on nuclear-weapon restraint isn’t historic if those who agree to it don’t intend to honor it. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE E arlier this month, the five permanent members of the U.N. Security…
January 18, 2022
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Which countries have nuclear weapons?

The five permanent member states of the UN Security Council have pledged to work together to achieve “a world without nuclear weapons”.  In what The Guardian described as a “rare joint pledge to reduce the risk of such a conflict ever starting”, China, Russia, Britain, the US and France agreed that “a nuclear…
January 10, 2022
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North Korea angers neighbours with new missile test

North Korea has fired a suspected ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast, in its first such launch since October. The missile landed in water between the Korean peninsula and Japan, bringing condemnation from Seoul and Tokyo. The United Nations (UN) prohibits North Korea from ballistic and nuclear…
January 6, 2022