Nuclear Abolition News and Analysis

Obama to Bolster Nuclear Disarmament at U.N.

Nuclear Abolition News | IPS
By Thalif Deen

UNITED NATIONS (IPS) - When U.S. President Barack Obama presides over a meeting of world leaders in the Security Council on Sep. 24, he will provide a high profile political platform for two of the most sensitive issues at the United Nations: nuclear non- proliferation and nuclear disarmament.
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Hurdles Aplenty Before Nuclear Deal Goes Commercial

Nuclear Abolition News | IPS
By Ranjit Devraj

NEW DELHI (IPS) - As U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton began talks with Indian officials in New Delhi on Monday to take a forward a civilian nuclear cooperation agreement, signed by the previous Bush administration, it was apparent that there were many roadblocks to be cleared before deals worth an estimated 10 billion dollars are signed. JAPANESE

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N-Britain Goes Uselessly to Sea

Nuclear Abolition News | IPS
By Sanjay Suri

LONDON (IPS) - Too early yet to call it a victory for anti-nuclear lobbyists, but the British government decision last week to put off an upgrade of its Trident nuclear system is at least denial of immediate victory to those who want newer nuclear weapons.
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Fine-Tuning the Cold War

Nuclear Abolition News | IPS
Analysis by Jerrold Kessel and Pierre Klochendler

JERUSALEM (IPS) - Ambiguity - is it the watchword for all involved in the issue over whether Iran goes nuclear, especially in light of the ongoing political uncertainties that engulf the Islamic Republic? JAPANESE

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Anti-Nuclear Japanese To Lead Atomic Agency

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By Baher Kamal

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VIENNA (IDN) - Japan, the sole country that has been suffering, for over half a century now, the abject consequences of the United States' nuclear bombs during the II World War, will soon be leading international efforts towards a world free of nuclear weapons.

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NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT MORE URGENT THAN EVER

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By Mikhail Gorbachev *

 

Nobel Laureate M. Gorbachev at a conference - of the World Political Forum on 'Overcoming Nuclear Dangers' - in April 2009 in Rome, with Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini and former U.S. Secretary of State George P. Schultz. ARABIC | JAPANESE

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France Ambiguous on Nuclear Disarmament

Nuclear Abolition News | IPS
By Alecia D. McKenzie


PARIS (IPS) - As the international war of words over nuclear programmes heats up, with North Korea threatening to strengthen its "nuclear deterrence" against the United States, countries such as France are taking a position that some analysts describe as ambiguous and hypocritical.
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Germany Has No Nuclear Weapons, Just Shares Them

Nuclear Abolition News | IDN
By Wolfgang Kerler
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BERLIN - Most Germans support nuclear abolition, but the country may still not give up its policy of nuclear sharing. JAPANESE

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Opposition to ‘Nuclearism’ Builds Up

Nuclear Abolition News | IPS

By Ranjit Devraj


NEW DELHI (IPS) - As India follows up on the historic civilian nuclear agreement it signed last year with the United States by drawing up hard commercial deals, opposition to ‘nuclearism’ is building up among activist groups. JAPANESE

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Nuclear Weapons on an Empty Stomach?

Nuclear Abolition News | IDN
By Thalif Deen


SEOUL | NEW YORK (IDN) - The stories emanating from the hermetically-sealed North Korea are the stuff of diplomatic legends. Described as one of the world's most closed societies, North Korea has always remained a political enigma. JAPANESE

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Deadlock Ends On Way To Nuclear Abolition

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By Jaya Ramachandran
IDN-InDepth NewsAnalysis

GENEVA (IDN) - A nuclear free world is far from within reach yet. But there is reason to rejoice: after 12 years of stalemate, the Conference on Disarmament adopted by consensus May 29 a document that contains a work plan for 2009 in run up to the crucial nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) review conference next year.

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