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Nuclear Deterrence

Nuclear Risks

11th August – Nuclear Risks

Bringing nuclear risks back into popular imagination ‘Little Boy’ was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. This was followed three days later by the dropping of ‘Fat Man’ on Nagasaki. The two nuclear bombs vaporised around 150,000 people who were going about their morning business; 130,000 others succumbed to burns, radiation sickness, and other …

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Nuclear Deterrence

7th August – Nuclear Deterrence

Taking nuclear vulnerabilities seriously While Hiroshima and Nagasaki have been the last two cities to be destroyed by nuclear weapons, we cannot be sure that they will be the last. Since 1945, the United States, the Soviet Union/Russia, the United Kingdom, France, China, Israel, India, Pakistan, and North Korea have armed themselves with nuclear weapons …

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