The UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons reached the required 50 states parties for its entry into force, and it will become law on January 22, 2021. This will have an impact even on nations not yet party to the treaty.
The U.S. government keeping nuclear weapons in Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, and Turkey, is not supported by the people of those nations, and is arguably already illegal under the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.
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A Vancouver MP’s last-minute withdrawal from a recent webinar on Canada’s nuclear arms policy highlights Liberal hypocrisy. The government says it wants to rid the world of nuclear weapons but refuses to take a minimal step to protect humanity from the serious threat.
Perhaps more than any other international issue, the Canadian government’s response to the move to abolish nuclear weapons highlights the gap between what the Liberals say and do on the world stage.
Flash! Nuclear bombs and warheads have just joined landmines, germ and chemical bombs and fragmentation bombs as illegal weapons under international law, as on Oct. 24 a 50th nation, the Central American country of Honduras, ratified and signed a UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
Peter Kuznick answered the following questions from Sputnik radio and agreed to let World BEYOND War publish the text.
At the military airport of Ghedi (Brescia), there are works in progress to build the main operational base of the Italian Air Force F-35A fighters armed with nuclear bombs.
The United States is increasingly using the northern areas of Norway and the surrounding sea areas as a “marching area” towards Russia. Recently, we have seen a significant escalation of US / NATO activities in the High North.
Public criticism of the US nuclear weapons deployed in Germany bloomed into a vigorous nationwide debate this past spring and summer focused on the controversial scheme known diplomatically as “nuclear sharing” or “nuclear participation.”
Nuclear Hell: Listen to the podcast. Nuclear Hell began 75 years ago with the dropping of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It continues to this day, with the ongoing threat of nuclear detonation. This week, we honor the
An Open Letter to Prime Minister of Poland, Mateusz Moraviecki, Foreign Minister of Poland, Jacek Czaputowicz and Defence Minister of Poland, Antoni Macierewicz By John Hallam, May 22, 2020 Dear Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and Defence Minister of Poland, Dear
By Alexandra Brzozowski, January 21, 2019 From EURACTIV It’s one of Belgium’s worst kept secrets. Lawmakers on Thursday (16 January) narrowly rejected a resolution asking for the removal of US nuclear weapons stationed in the country and joining the UN Treaty