nuclear weapons

Fear in Kashmir as authorities advise what to do in the event of a nuclear explosion

Guidelines were published on Monday in the Greater Kashmir daily warning people about the do’s and don’ts in the case of a nuclear bomb explosion.  These guidelines also found on the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Defence, Home Guard and State…

The real ‘End of the World’: 1000+ nuclear warheads launchable in minutes or less

With just hours to go before the 21st of December arrives in the author’s home country of Australia, one of the first places on the planet to see if the Mayan doomsday prophecy will be proven true or false, John…

The Middle East without Weapons of Mass Destruction, Civil Society Input

In the NPT 2010 conference resolutions was a call for a Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Conference in 2012.  The government of Finland volunteered to host it but sadly it never took place.  Before it was cancelled though civil…

Breaking the Nuclear Chain – the Webinar

Thursday 29 November 2012 the first session of the Webinar was held focusing on “Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Weapon Tests”. The first speaker, Dr Rebecca Johnson, Director of the Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy and Co-Chair of the International Campaign…

Scotland – In or Out of NATO?

With Scotland in the process of organising a referendum on its status in or out of the United Kingdom, the question of what to with the UK’s nuclear weapons based in Faslane are an issue of great interest to the…

Belgian Peace activists hinder departure of F16 airplanes to NATO nuclear weapons exercise

As of 7:30 AM peace activists are using non-violent means to try and stop the departure of F16 airplanes from the base in Kleine Brogel. Starting today, Belgian pilots are training for the deployment of nuclear weapons together with their…

‘Of Bombs and Comics’

By Uri Avnery*, TRANSCEND – My first reaction to Binyamin Netanyahu’s exhibition of comics at the UN General Assembly was shame. Shame that the supreme elected representative of my country would stoop to such a primitive rhetorical device, bordering on…

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