Search: Nuclear Disarmament,Nuclear weapons (5 materials)

North Korea, Iran, and Prospects for Nuclear-Weapon-Free World. RIAC Hosts a Webinar on Nuclear Non-Proliferation

... problematic. The expert also noted that in the Russian Federation the overwhelming majority of citizens do not consider the process of nuclear disarmament from a positive point of view, as the loss of a nuclear shield will lead to a reduction in the military potential ... ... used by Russian opponents. Among the majority of Russian politicians, especially in both houses of Parliament, the idea that nuclear weapons are necessary is also dominating. The expert said that states should keep parity on nuclear weapons, stop negotiating ...


Russia Reduces 204 Nuclear Deployed Warheads between March and September 2017

... or 6 for SS-19 “Stiletto”, whose service after repeated life extension programs also obviously approaches its end. A grand ceremony for any of these events could have become a vivid symbol of Russia's peaceful foreign policy and a commitment to nuclear disarmament, but the obvious problems with the development of the new heavy SS-30 “Sarmat” ICBM and the negative trail in the SS-N-32 “Bulava” SLBM program may have led to a negative reaction within Russia. For American partners everything ...


The World Must Pursue Calculated Disarmament

Recently, more than 120 countries have backed the first-ever treaty to eliminate the nuclear weapons around the globe, despite a boycott by all nuclear-armed nations. By ratifying the treaty, each state party undertakes not to; develop, test, produce, manufacture, otherwise acquire, possess or stockpile nuclear weapons or other nuclear ...


Are Nuclear Weapons Useful? A Response to Mikhail Troitskiy

... influence,” if the General Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee himself urged the abandonment of the use of nuclear weapons for political purposes? Incidentally, the Reagan administration did not think much of Gorbachev's initiatives on global nuclear disarmament and tried to duck the issue. Nuclear weapons are designed to solve two tasks. Their military task is to destroy the strategic potential of the opponent by carrying out countervalue, counterforce or decapitation attacks. Their military-political task is to prevent military aggression ...


Why Nuclear weapons are strategically useless? Response to Alexei Fenenko

... of course important considerations for both sides in terms of maintaining bilateral nuclear parity. However, even more importantly, Moscow and Washington publicly presented their agreements as proof of their honest adherence to general and complete nuclear disarmament pursuant to Article VI of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). Both the USSR/Russia and the United States have traditionally been preoccupied with fulfilling their obligations under the NTP and sought to limit the possibilities for non-nuclear states to criticise Moscow and Washington for their ...


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