*  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 ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel_and_weapons_of_mass_destruction
*  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 ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negev_Nuclear_Research_Center
*  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 ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_nuclear_weapon_program
*  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 ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taiwan_and_weapons_of_mass_destruction
*  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/
*  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
*  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/
*  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
*  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 ...
  https://www.armscontrol.org/act/2005_10/Oct-Japan
*  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, ...
  http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread237244/pg8
*  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 ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_on_the_Prohibition_of_Nuclear_Weapons
*  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 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 ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_escalation
*  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
*  Nuclear weapons and Israel - Wikipedia
Israel is widely believed to possess nuclear weapons, with an estimated arsenal of up to 400 warheads; which would make it the ... "Israel's Nuclear Weapons Program". Nuclear Weapon Archive. December 10, 1997. Retrieved October 7, 2007. "Israel's Nuclear ... Nuclear Files, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation Nuclear Stockpiles Current information on nuclear stockpiles in Israel at Nuclear ... "Nuclear Weapons". globalsecurity.org. "Nuclear Weapons". fas.org. Bronner, Ethan (October 13, 2010). "Vague, Opaque and ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_weapons_and_Israel
*  Scottish independence - Wikipedia
... an independent Scotland could address the removal of Trident nuclear weapons, an issue long-associated with the campaign for an ... Asquith believed that there was an iniquity in that the component parts of the United Kingdom could come together to act ... Scotland's population will possess full decision-making power in regard to the political affairs of its nation. First Minister ... It believes that a failure to become independent should lead to mass emigration elsewhere, or as put as a slogan "Independence ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scottish_independence
*  Thermonuclear weapon - Wikipedia
France is believed to have nuclear weapons of equal sophistication to the other major nuclear powers. France and China did not ... Israel is alleged to possess thermonuclear weapons of the Teller-Ulam design, but it is not known to have tested any nuclear ... "Engineering and Design of Nuclear Weapons" from Carey Sublette's Nuclear Weapons FAQ. Hansen, Chuck, U.S. nuclear weapons: The ... from Carey Sublette's Nuclear Weapons FAQ. "Engineering and Design of Nuclear Weapons" from Carey Sublette's Nuclear Weapons ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermonuclear_weapon
*  Italian nuclear weapons program - Wikipedia
Currently, Italy does not produce or possess nuclear weapons but takes part in the NATO nuclear sharing program. At the end of ... This time the American provided a dual-key system that led the Italian government to believe they had greater control over the ... Italy started hosting US nuclear weapons under NATO's nuclear sharing policy. The first nuclear weapons deployed were MGR-1 ... The Italian nuclear weapons program was an effort by Italy to develop nuclear weapons in the late 1960s and early 1970s. After ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italian_nuclear_weapons_program
*  Sud Aviation Vautour - Wikipedia
The Vautour IIB bomber could be used to carry and deploy nuclear weapons in addition to its conventional arsenal. The internal ... However, plans were modified; ultimately no Vautour IIAs would enter AdA service and around 30 were believed to be constructed ... also observing the type to possess the capability to launch attacks upon the majority of Egyptian targets while carrying a ... each aircraft was suitable for the carriage a single nuclear weapon. However, the shortcomings of the type in the bombing role ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sud_Aviation_Vautour
*  Korean People's Army - Wikipedia
It is widely believed to possess a stockpile of relatively simple nuclear weapons. The IAEA has met Ri Je Son, The Director ... 2006 North Korean nuclear test 2009 North Korean nuclear test 2013 North Korean nuclear test January 2016 North Korean nuclear ... some experts believe Pyongyang has between fifteen and twenty nuclear weapons, while U.S. intelligence believes the number to ... blinding laser weapons, and probably has a chemical weapons program and is likely to possess a stockpile of chemical weapons. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_People's_Army
*  Holy Sonnets - Wikipedia
... named the site of the first nuclear weapon test site "Trinity" after a phrase from Donne's Sonnet XIV. At the time of the ... Many of the poems are believed to have been written in 1609 and 1610, during a period of great personal distress and strife for ... This compilation is considered to possess "high extrinsic authority...undoubtedly standing very close to Donne's own papers." ... Historian Gregg Herken believes that Oppenheimer named the site in reference to Donne's poetry as a tribute to his deceased ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holy_Sonnets
*  Germany and weapons of mass destruction - Wikipedia
... to possess Nuclear, Biological or Chemical weapons. This was reiterated in domestic law by the War Weapons Control Act ( ... many countries believe this violates Articles I and II of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), where Germany has ... the treaty also banned nuclear weapons or nuclear weapon carriers to be stationed in the area, making it a permanent Nuclear- ... or otherwise acquire nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices ...". The U.S. insists its forces control the weapons ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germany_and_weapons_of_mass_destruction
*  Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma - Wikipedia
... seems of minor importance but at the time few people comprehended the potentially limitless destruction nuclear weapons possess ... They believed that the Labour Party, which was (and still is[update]) partly funded by affiliated trade unions, was unable and ... Mountbatten expressed his feelings towards the use of nuclear weapons in combat in his article "A Military Commander Surveys ... Military commanders did not understand the physics involved in a nuclear explosion. This became evident when Mountbatten had to ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Mountbatten,_1st_Earl_Mountbatten_of_Burma