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Finger on the Button: "First Use" and US Nuclear Weapons

Do you wait till the prospect of obliteration is upon you? Or initiate, blithely, a nuclear holocaust upon your enemy as a matter of what is termed “first use” by the nuclear weapon high priests? Neither prospect is particularly attractive, for each assumes the unthinkable made possible, madness made real.

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Deployment of US B61 Nuclear Bombs in Europe, Turkey Militarily Pointless

Derek Johnson, executive director of Global Zero, an international group campaigning for the elimination of nuclear weapons, stated that the fate of the B61s stored in Turkey at the Incirlik Air Base could be made uncertain in the event of a protracted civil conflict in Turkey.

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End the First-Use Policy for Nuclear Weapons

Throughout the nuclear age, presidents have allowed their senior commanders to plan for the first use of nuclear weapons. Contingency plans were drawn to initiate first strikes to repel an invasion of Europe by the Soviet Union, defeat China and North Korea, take out chemical and biological weapons and conduct other missions.

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Karachi Rides Around Bomb to Eliminate nuclear weapons

On August 9, 1945, the face of the world changed forever. That was the day an atomic bomb was dropped over the Japanese city of Nagasaki, killing up to 80,000 people and ruining the lives of million of others, as well as future generations.

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Sound Byte: 'Nuclear catastrophe still a very real possibility'

On August 9, 1945, the face of the world changed forever. That was the day an atomic bomb was dropped over the Japanese city of Nagasaki, killing up to 80,000 people and ruining the lives of million of others, as well as future generations.

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