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US presidents from George Bush senior down to Barack Obama, have each taken steps to ensure that the prospect of atomic warfare and the use of nuclear weapons has been reduced and removed as a focus of Pentagon thinking.
Some 72 years later, the United States seems farther than ever from a rejection of the idea that launching the atomic warfare on Japanese civilian populations was "an act of mercy.
She says the organization saw performance as the solution, the ideal weapon, for combating native fascism, unemployment, atomic warfare, and other serious social problems.
That is a future we can choose, a future in which Hiroshima and Nagasaki are known not as the dawn of atomic warfare but as the start of our own moral awakening.
Ayub Khan was a doughty and gutty personality who hankered to see his homeland, a leader, in the running atomic warfare.
The lethal possibilities of atomic warfare in the future are frightening.
A seminar on the devastations of atomic warfare and a photo exhibition of Pre and post-war Hiroshima were held at the Alhamra here on Thursday to mark the 70th anniversary of the bombing on Hiroshima.
Others worried about the precedent set by the bombing of Japan and what the future of atomic weaponry and atomic warfare could bring.
ALBERT Einstein wrote to America's President Roosevelt about the dangers of atomic warfare.
Transplant the tale of vengeance from the 19th century to a nearfuture dystopia ravaged by atomic warfare, throw in a score full of heavy-metal riffs and you're guaranteed a brooding and engaging tale and one being told at Glasgow's Webster Theatre.
Tests of sirens meant to warn citizens of impending attack, "duck and cover" exercises in schools, the building of bomb shelters: all such efforts presumed rational ways to plan for atomic warfare and to survive its catastrophic consequences.
Until the early 1990s, the Navy operated atomic warfare training academies on Treasure Island, using instruction materials and devices that included radioactive plutonium, cesium, tritium, cadmium, strontium, krypton and cobalt, CIR reports.