nuclear warfare

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Related to Atomic war: Nuclear warfare, Nuclear attack

nuclear warfare

Warfare involving the employment of nuclear weapons. See also postattack period; transattack period.
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Appreciating the policy of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif with reference to Kashmir, Saleem Gilani termed same as bold and called upon India to give away harsh stance and adopt realistic attitude to save South Asia from atomic war.
A large array of photos from the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum attracted a large number of visitors while the seminar highlighted the pitfalls of the atomic war for the world and specially for the subcontinent nations.
Both Pakistan and India carry atomic weapons and any further imbalance will put these countries on the verge of an atomic war.
This act cascaded into a major diplomatic crisis, the Berlin Airlift, and increased worries over a potential atomic war.
Atomic war fears were represented in comics (including Bradbury's classic 'There Will Come Soft Rains', about an all-automated house which continues its functions after humans are dead from atomic warfare), military forces began to achieve representation in the comic world, and the conversion of MAD to a comic format gained new enthusiasts.
London, June 12 ( ANI ): A cyber war globally could cause destruction on the scale of an atomic war and lead to the death of millions, an online expert has warned.
In reference to a study in 1956 that concluded that an atomic war would result in the deaths of millions of Americans and the collapse of society, Eisenhower said, "We might ultimately have to go back to bows and arrows" (p.
So they cowered in the one and ninepennies as they watched a world turned to wasteland by atomic war and thought.
No single training event had been attended since the 1950s when a different charge nurse had taken part in a course on the role of nursing in the event of an atomic war.
Stamped SECRET and titled The Strategic Importance Of Ireland To The UK In Times Of War, it was drawn up in preparation for a feared outbreak of atomic war between the Soviets and the Western world.
Mr Bennett is concerned about the atomic war heads that resulted from the Cold War.
The statements by Indian army's high command regarding possible atomic war