military nuclear power

military nuclear power

A nation which has nuclear weapons and the capability for their employment.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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But the diplomatic track is a narrow one and Kim has shown no particular enthusiasm for it himself, insisting he plans on becoming the world's greatest military nuclear power. Trump's brinkmanship here doesn't seem to be helping, and now tensions with Iran threaten to start a new front in the many wars still roiling the broader Middle East.
"I believe also that the expectation that Iran will become a military nuclear power will be enough in itself to spark a nuclear arms race in the Middle East, the most volatile region on earth," said Netanyahu.
In 1957, the SM-1, the first military nuclear power plant, was dedicated at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
does not want Iran to become a military nuclear power or gain regional predominance; above all, the Americans do not want another Middle East war.
"We all agree that the Iranians are determined to turn into a military nuclear power and we all share the declaration that we are determined to prevent Iran from turning nuclear and all options are on the table," he said.
The new Egypt will have to follow".Eventually, the world would have to confront the "nightmare" of "nuclear material ending up in the hands of terrorist groups".Barak noted that the west shares Israel's fears."We all agree that the Iranians are determined to turn into a military nuclear power and we all share the declaration that we are determined to prevent Iran from turning nuclear and all options are on the table," he said.
History has shown that military nuclear power was a deterrent rather than offensive weaponry.
Regarding the Iranian possession of a military nuclear power, Prince Muqrin called for searching for new strategies that guarantee regional security in the gulf region, through mechanisms designed to stop interference in the internal affairs of other countries, respect the sovereignty of states, and refrain from the threat of force in international and regional relations.
It is clear that Russia and China are not convinced that Iran has quickly moved towards building military nuclear force, and they believe that even in the United States there are those who wonder whether Iran really is so far ahead or whether it is maneuvering and pretending to have become a peaceful nuclear power able to quickly turn into a military nuclear power. Thus the two are walking the path of verifying the facts first, at the technical level and at the hands of the IAEA, and consider that such a situation should be discussed then, after the facts have been verified.
Security Council-appointed inspectors--not IAEA inspectors--who revealed that Saddam Hussein's Iraq sought military nuclear power.
"This ends the dispute over whether Iran is developing military nuclear power or not, and therefore world powers need to draw conclusions.
The author has for many years pointed to the fatal link between civil and military nuclear power, and an entire chapter is devoted to this issue.

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