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Heisenberg's War: The Secret History of the German Bomb

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Unlike other nations that concentrate on less expensive land- and air-based nuclear weapons, the British deterrent currently only has a submarine-based force. The British killed many of their swimming countrymen and forced the U-boats to submerge, drowning the rest. Therefore, at least in the area of central war (i.e., nuclear war involving the homelands of the major powers), there is little or no interest in examining technology with the same intensity that was necessary in the last two decades.
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Chinese Nuclear Strategy (Adelphi Papers)

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Dr Srbljak, a cardiologist at the ZTC in Kosovska Mitrovica and founder of the NGO “Angel of Mercy” which deals with data on the number of patients with malignancy in Kosovo, explained for the daily that “those who used the depleted uranium had to know what consequences it causes”. We say that a peace based on terror, a peace based upon threats of inflicting annihilation and genocide upon whole populations, is a peace that is morally corrupting.” 1999 Parliament of the World’s Religions.
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Nuclear Strategizing: Deterrence and Reality

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S.-Russian nuclear reductions, and underscored that any changes in NATO’s nuclear posture must be an Alliance decision. Some of these include cold war politics, credibility in the world, and bargaining barter. The CIA hoped for a success similar to the Guatemalan intervention of 1954. If the hull plate isn't thick enough, then the gas-expansion bubble pushes through to the other side, and you get a structural breach event (technically speaking, a "big hole") in the side of the space-cruiser.
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U.S. Assistance to North Korea

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There will be twelve such vessels, each carrying 16 ballistic missiles equipped with multiple warheads. He efforts converged with a propaganda campaign mounted by President Dwight D. Because the government did not segregate nuclear and non-nuclear costs for weapons systems capable of performing dual missions, accounting for the cost of these dual-capable systems presents a significant problem. Even Aldermaston, the UK's development facility, is part-managed by Lockheed-Martin Corporation while Devonport, the UK naval base in Plymouth, is part-managed by controversial US corporation Halliburton.
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Hitler's Uranium Club: The Secret Recordings at Farm Hall

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By the beginning of World War II the scientific community was well aware of the early German lead in this area of nuclear physics. Chinese forces are operating in Southeast Asia, Japan, the Philippines, and particularly Siberia, where there is an influx of Chinese settlers. 2040: Some areas that received fallout from strikes on nuclear power plants and above-ground nuclear waste storage facilities are still uninhabitable and will remain so for some time to come. It was on his watch as Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs that the unexpected Chinese attack across the Yalu river in November 1950 occurred.
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A Fiery Peace in a Cold War: Bernard Schriever and the

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Steven Aftergood, director of the Project on Government Secrecy at the Federation of American Scientists, said the clues lie in the Energy Department’s citation—in a document summarizing the facts behind Doyle’s unsuccessful appeal of his ill treatment—of a classification bulletin numbered “WPN-136.” Paul Pillar was so wary of writing about Israel's warheads directly that he referred to them as "kumquats" instead. In 1968, a US B-52 bomber carrying 4 nuclear weapons was lost over the North Atlantic.
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Saddam Hussein's Nuclear Vision: An Atomic Shield and Sword

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At 29 miles away from the center the heat would be so intense that all exposed skin, not protected by clothing, would suffer third degree burns. The energy of this radiation is so high that it can often penetrate buildings. He devoted only eight pages of his 735 page book on nuclear history to Vietnam. [10] The Joint Chiefs of Staff objected to proposals to send a small number of U. Some predict, however, that a limited war could potentially " escalate " into a full-scale nuclear war.
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Nonproliferation Norms: Why States Choose Nuclear Restraint

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This may actually be generally impossible when the enemy has more than one warship, so the ideal shape might actually be a reversed cone (a teardrop shape). Its chairman was David Lilienthal, an energetic, optimistic man who had successfully headed one of the most admired achievements of the New Deal, the Tennessee Valley Authority. Israel also has nuclear weapons but has not confirmed that fact publicly; North Korea has conducted nuclear test explosions but probably does not have a readily deliverable nuclear weapon; and South Africa formerly had a small arsenal.
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Complete Guide to the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) -

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A Russian mobile nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile launcher. Strategic nuclear weapons are targeted mostly at cities and at other nuclear weapons, and are generally designed to be dropped by bombers or launched on ballistic missiles; tactical nuclear weapons are delivered by smaller devices over shorter distances. I was laying in bed next to Joe who was snoring. During much of the cold war the two superpowers, anxious to avoid Armageddon, were willing to tolerate the status quo.
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Selected Works of General John Vessey, Joint Chiefs of Staff

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The war economy will not resolve the mounting tide of unemployment. Instead, it will be emphasized that Iran used chemical weapons in the Iran-Iraq war (conveniently omitting the fact that it was responding to chemical attacks by Iraq) and that it could use them again against U. No Constraints on Missile Defense and Conventional Strike: The Treaty does not contain any constraints on testing, development or deployment of current or planned U.
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