Tag Archives: No First Use (NFU)

Ex-Defense Secretary Joins Forum on Nuclear Weapons Use via US News & World Report

[…] Former President Bill Clinton’s Secretary of Defense William Perry will join U.S. Sen. Ed Markey and U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, both Massachusetts Democrats, for the one-day event Saturday at the Cambridge, Massachusetts university. The forum is titled “Presidential First Use of … Continue reading

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If Trump doesn’t want a nuclear war with North Korea, a ‘No First Use’ pledge might work better than threats via The Washington Post

[…] Some analysts claim that MAD prevented nuclear war between the superpowers, although it did not prevent several non-nuclear proxy wars, supported by each side, elsewhere. The fact that none of the seven countries that have acquired nuclear weapons since … Continue reading

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BJP puts ‘no first use’ nuclear policy in doubt via Reuters India

(Reuters) – The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), widely tipped to form the next government, pledged on Monday to revise the country’s nuclear doctrine, whose central principle is that New Delhi would not be first to use atomic weapons in a … Continue reading

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The West Has No Mandate to Act As a Global Policeman via Reader Supported News

By Hans Blix, Guardian UK 31 August 13 […] While much evidence points to the guilt of the Assad regime, would not due process require that judgment and consideration of action take place in the UN security council and await … Continue reading

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