*  Israel and weapons of mass destruction - Wikipedia
Israel neither confirms nor denies possessing nuclear weapons. It is believed that Israel had possessed an operational nuclear ... Israel is believed to manufacture its nuclear weapons at the Negev Nuclear Research Center. Nuclear weapons delivery mechanisms ... Israel is widely believed to possess weapons of mass destruction, and to be one of four nuclear-armed countries not recognized ... Israel is also reported to possess a wide range of different systems, including neutron bombs, tactical nuclear weapons, and ...
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*  Israel Defense Forces - Wikipedia
... possibly possessing between 80 and 400 nuclear weapons, with delivery systems forming a nuclear triad, of plane launched- ... It is thought Israel possesses between one hundred and four hundred nuclear warheads. It is believed that Jericho ... Israel is known to have developed nuclear weapons. Israel does not officially acknowledge its nuclear weapons program. ... The Israel Defense Forces are believed to have had an operational nuclear weapons capability since 1967, ...
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*  Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons - Wikipedia
Four other states are known or believed to possess nuclear weapons: India, Pakistan, and North Korea have openly tested and ... Several NPT signatories have given up nuclear weapons or nuclear weapons programs. South Africa undertook a nuclear weapons ... Nuclear armament Nuclear warfare Nuclear-weapon-free zone Multi-country zones African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty (Treaty ... the NPT non-nuclear-weapon states agree never to acquire nuclear weapons and the NPT nuclear-weapon states in exchange agree to ...
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*  Negev Nuclear Research Center - Wikipedia
... the purpose of the reactor is believed to be the production of nuclear materials that may be used in Israel's nuclear weapons. ... IAEA safeguards Israel and weapons of mass destruction Nuclear weapons and Israel Nuclear proliferation Soreq Nuclear Research ... By 1969 the U.S. believed that Israel might have a nuclear weapon, and terminated inspections that year. The Dimona reactor was ... The full-scale production of nuclear warheads is believed to have commenced by 1966, with the Israel Defense Forces believed to ...
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*  Israel's WMD:s - Radio Islam
It is widely believed to possess a tactical nuclear capability, including small nuclear landmines, and strategic nuclear ... which it believes has 185). In February 2000, Knesset member Issam Mahoul said Israel had '200 to 300' nuclear weapons; in ... estimate between 400 and 500 thermonuclear and nuclear weapons. What Dimona is to Israel's nuclear programme, the Israeli ... at least 100 nuclear weapons, but probably not significantly more than 200'; the Stockholm International Peace Research ...
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*  Israeli Weapons of Mass Destruction: a Threat to Peace Nuclear Weapons
Although dwarfed by the nuclear arsenals of the U.S. and Russia, each possessing over 10,000 nuclear weapons, Israel ... Whoever believes that Israel will ever sign the UN Convention prohibiting the proliferation of nuclear weapons... is day ... Israeli Weapons of Mass Destruction: a Threat to Peace Nuclear Weapons. by John Steinbach, DC Iraq Coalition, March 2002 Centre ... Possessing chemical and biological weapons, an extremely sophisticated nuclear arsenal, and an aggressive strategy for their ...
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*  Japanese nuclear weapon program - Wikipedia
For this reason Japan is often said to be a "screwdriver's turn" away from possessing nuclear weapons, or to possess a "bomb in ... some sources believe that it was not weapons-grade material and was intended for use as a catalyst in the production of ... History of nuclear weapons Japan and weapons of mass destruction Japan's non-nuclear weapons policy Nuclear latency Demetriou, ... Prime Minister Keiz┼Ź Obuchi reiterated Japan's non-nuclear weapon principles and said that Japan would not possess a nuclear ...
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*  Nuclear-free zone - Wikipedia
... holding nuclear weapons shall not be manufactured in, possessed by, or allowed entry into Japan. These tenets, known as the ... While the United States does not maintain nuclear bases within its military installations on the Home Islands, it is believed ... A nuclear-free zone is an area in which nuclear weapons (see nuclear-weapon-free zone) and nuclear power plants are banned. The ... and Hiroshima Non-nuclear future Nuclear-Free Future Award Nuclear testing Nuclear weapons and the United States Nuclear-Weapon ...
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*  Taiwan and weapons of mass destruction - Wikipedia
There is no evidence of Taiwan possessing any chemical, biological or nuclear weapons, although it has pursued nuclear weapons ... U.S. intelligence believed that the Republic of China also had designed devices suitable for nuclear testing. A secret program ... There is no evidence that the ROC possesses any nuclear weapons or any programs to produce them, although it does have the ... a nuclear weapons program began under the auspices of the Institute of Nuclear Energy Research (INER) at the Chungshan ...
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*  History of nuclear weapons - Wikipedia
Israel is widely believed to possess an arsenal of up to several hundred nuclear warheads, but this has never been officially ... book International Day against Nuclear Tests Japanese nuclear weapon program List of nuclear weapons List of nuclear weapons ... Nuclear Weapons Archive - includes the nuclear weapon histories of many countries NDRC Nuclear Notebook: Nuclear pursuits - " ... "False Alarms on the Nuclear Front". Retrieved 1 October 2013. Nuclear Weapons - France Nuclear Forces. "Chinese Nuclear Tests ...
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*  Types of Nuclear Weapons: CTBTO Preparatory Commission
Other types of nuclear weapons not believed to be currently deployed include neutron bombs; and cobalt bombs. ... According to the Nuclear Threat Initiative, Israel may possess boosted and possibly even thermonuclear weapons, but it has ... Yet nuclear weapon States went on to develop far more destructive weapons that dwarf the power of these simple fission weapons ... Though decades of arms control agreements have slowly reduced the size of their arsenals, nuclear weapon States still possess ...
  https://www.ctbto.org/nuclear-testing/types-of-nuclear-weapons/
*  Samson Option - Wikipedia
Nevertheless, as early as 1976, the CIA believed that Israel possessed 10 to 20 nuclear weapons. By 2002 it was estimated that ... against enemy nuclear and non-nuclear assets because "without such weapons, Israel, having to rely entirely upon non-nuclear ... wrote that since Gates admitted that Israel had nuclear weapons, any talk of Israel's nuclear weapons in Israel can lead to " ... doctrine Israel and weapons of mass destruction Massive retaliation No first use Nuclear weapons and Israel Pre-emptive nuclear ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samson_Option
*  The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment | by Peter Beinart | The New York Review of Books
But the dilemmas you face when you possess dozens or hundreds of nuclear weapons, and your adversary, however despicable, may ... Many of Israel's founders believed that with statehood, Jews would rightly be judged on the way they treated the non-Jews ... In 2004, in an effort to prevent weapons smuggling from Egypt, Israeli tanks and bulldozers demolished hundreds of houses in ... Even more tellingly, Reform, Conservative, and unaffiliated Jews tended to believe that average Palestinians wanted peace, but ...
  http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2010/06/10/failure-american-jewish-establishment/
*  Japan's Plutonium Reprocessing Dilemma | Arms Control Association
Soon after the Hiroshima and Nagasaki attacks, Japan decided not to develop or to possess nuclear weapons. In 1955 it adopted ... Japanese officials seem to have believed that gradual disarmament would not endanger the U.S. nuclear deterrent as long as U.S ... P]eaceful uses of nuclear energy by a non-nuclear-weapon state that carries out nuclear activities with the confidence of the ... Further, they claim that a non-nuclear-weapon state that wants nuclear weapons will simply choose not to rely on international ...
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*  Nuclear Weapons - China Nuclear Forces
The PRC possesses these capabilities already. Assessing the extent to which design information losses accelerated the PRC's ... Of the ten test shots that followed by 29 September 1969, six are believed to have been related to thermonuclear development. ... Nuclear Stockpile. References. *Nuclear Weapons Systems in China, DEB-49-84 24 April 1984, Defense Estimative Brief *China's ... China committed itself to continue nuclear weapons development to break "the superpowers' monopoly on nuclear weapons," to ...
  https://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/world/china/nuke.htm
*  Are the Russians more prepared for Nuclear war?, page 8
... especaially the capabilitys of the strategic nuclear weapons the fleet possessed because it ensured damage no matter what they ... Well i do believe that the Raptor is obsolete against direct energy weapons as it's simply too expensive lacking at this time ... or from conventional weapons to nuclear weapons. This new type of weapons differs from previous types in that the near-Earth ... Nuclear weapons are obsolete. Check out this baby. Its called the HAARP. The HAARP can deliver a very large amount of energy, ...
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*  List of nuclear whistleblowers - Wikipedia
It is estimated that there may be around 200 nuclear weapons in possession of Israel's nuclear weapons program. Vanunu ... The two companies did not inform their employees that they did not believe complaints reported to SAFETEAM had any legal ... Along with this concern, the engineer was not confident that the manager possessed the qualifications to be a manager. Although ... often nuclear engineers, who have identified safety concerns about nuclear power and nuclear weapons production. In 1976 ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_nuclear_whistleblowers
*  Syria and weapons of mass destruction - Wikipedia
On 6 September 2007, Israel bombed an officially unidentified site in Syria which it believed had been a nuclear reactor under ... On 23 July 2012 Syria implicitly confirmed it possessed a stockpile of chemical weapons which it says are reserved for national ... stockpiling and allegedly use by Syria of weapons of mass destruction, which include chemical weapons and nuclear weapons. On ... Syria Special Weapons Guide at globalsecurity.org Syria Profile at Nuclear Threat Initiative Weapons of mass destruction portal ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syria_and_weapons_of_mass_destruction
*  Nuclear arms race - Wikipedia
In 1952, the United Kingdom became the third nation to possess nuclear weapons when it detonated an atomic bomb in Operation ... as they believed that there were agreements regarding post-war sharing of nuclear technology, and led to Britain developing its ... Nuclear warfare Essentials of Post-Cold War Deterrence Deterrence theory Nuclear disarmament Historical nuclear weapons ... This caused the Soviets to cease helping China develop nuclear weapons. However, China continued developing nuclear weapons ...
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*  India-Pakistan Conflict Hub
An added dimension emerged in 1987 when Pakistan publicly admitted that it possessed nuclear weapons capability, matching ... Pakistan believes that international pressure would result in a ceasefire after a maximum of three weeks of conflict, which ... There is a need to institutionalize nuclear CBMs and establish nuclear risk reduction centers on the lines of the ones ... Pakistan does not possess the relative strength necessary for adoption of an offensive posture against India. On the other hand ...
  https://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/war/indo-pak.htm
*  Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons - Wikipedia
Article 3 requires parties that do not possess nuclear weapons to maintain their existing IAEA safeguards and, if they have not ... Proponents of the ban treaty believe that it will help "stigmatize" nuclear weapons, and serve as a "catalyst" for elimination ... and view a nuclear-weapon-ban treaty as one option for achieving this objective. Nuclear weapons - unlike chemical weapons, ... The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, or the Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty, is the first legally binding international ...
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*  Nuclear escalation - Wikipedia
NATO had a good foundation of Nuclear weapons provided by the U.S and a small amount via Britain. They possessed 1,081 155mm ... These doubts within the smaller NATO countries would come to fruition when France quit believing in the past NATO ideology that ... nuclear and non-nuclear, within a conflict. Nuclear warfare Nuclear weapons debate Sheehan, Michael (1983). The Arms Race. New ... warfare to the use of tactical Nuclear weapons and then the possibility of going further and using intermediate nuclear weapons ...
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*  Door to Two-State Solution 'May Be Closing Before Our Eyes', Warns United Nations Political Chief, Urging Renewed Efforts to...
He noted that Israel possessed nuclear weapons, and continued its refusal to participate in the coming conference on the ... "No one who believed in peace could ever accept it. It is a non-starter. You have a duty to stand up and say that the so-called ... He strongly supported the establishment of a nuclear-weapons-free zone, and called on Israel to accede to the Treaty on the Non ... Efforts and initiatives in the region could also include the establishment of the nuclear-weapon-free zone in the Middle East, ...
  http://www.un.org/press/en/2012/sc10790.doc.htm
*  China and weapons of mass destruction - Wikipedia
The People's Republic of China has developed and possesses weapons of mass destruction, including chemical and nuclear weapons ... While he did not expect to be able to match the large American nuclear arsenal, Mao believed that even a few bombs would ... "China undertakes not to use or threaten to use nuclear weapons against non-nuclear-weapon States or nuclear-weapon-free zones ... future and that China would not use or threaten to use nuclear weapons against any non-nuclear-weapon states or nuclear-weapon- ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/China_and_weapons_of_mass_destruction
*  The Pentagon Strangles Our Economy: Why the U.S. Has Gone Broke | Alternet
Nuclear weapons were not just America's secret weapon, but also its secret economic weapon. As of 2006, we still had 9,960 of ... the peak year of its nuclear stockpile, the U.S. possessed some 32,500 deliverable atomic and hydrogen bombs, none of which, ... It was believed that the U.S. could afford both a massive military establishment and a high standard of living, and that it ... Nuclear weapons furnish a striking illustration of these anomalies. Between the 1940s and 1996, the U.S. spent at least $5.8 ...
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