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OPINION: Why Japan ought to support nuclear no-first-use

President Barack Obama is seriously considering ruling out the first use of U.S. nuclear weapons in times of crisis or conflict in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, or any other hot spot in the world.

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Global Zero: A Commitment To Global Safety

Nuclear weapons are not an outdated concern that belong in the 1960s. They continue to pose a threat as long as even one stays in existence. Every other issue that faces humanity will be completely irrelevant if humanity is destroyed by an easily preventable threat.

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What Exactly Would It Mean to Have Trump’s Finger on the Nuclear Button?

To a degree we haven’t seen, perhaps, since the candidacy of Senator Barry Goldwater in 1964, the question of Donald Trump’s temperament and judgment on matters of war and peace is stirring attention—and trepidation, particularly when the subject of nuclear weapons comes up.

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The Nuclear Codes Come With Big Challenges For Clinton Or Trump

Whatever your take on the presidential race, Tuesday’s primary results make it all but certain that, come January, President Obama will hand over the keys to the White House — and the nuclear codes — to Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. Here are some of the challenges they will inherit on day one.

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Nuclear Weapons: A Curse or Blessing?

I am writing to bring your kind attention to the issue of nuclear proliferation. With India and Pakistan two of the most hostile nuclear-armed states, we live in one of the most volatile nuclear neighbourhoods in the world and it is shocking how little this is talked about.

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