nuclear warfare


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nuclear warfare

Warfare involving the employment of nuclear weapons. See also postattack period; transattack period.
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The US could find many pretexts to normalize its "low-yield" nuclear warfare.
Fr Arrupe, died on February 5th 1991, leaving the Society, the Church and the world a rich legacy: a faith which is rooted in justice, which reaches out to all; to take a stand against nuclear warfare (any war); to embrace the poor and the excluded, particularly the refugees.
Released in 1984, The Terminator tapped into timely concerns about nuclear warfare to explore a bleak future in which machines have rebelled against mankind and rendered our species almost obsolete.
This alarming projection of a post-proliferation world calls for a review of Jewish legal and ethical perspectives on nuclear warfare and deterrence.
Can Obama convince his fellow citizens to launch nuclear warfare to defend even friendly Arab states when no U.
Ofek, who served in IDF Military Intelligence and the Mossad, is an expert on nuclear warfare.
Radiation hardening is the act of making electronic components and systems resistant to damage or malfunctions caused by ionizing radiation such as those encountered in outer space, high-altitude flights, around nuclear reactors, particle accelerators, during nuclear accidents or nuclear warfare.
Not long after issuing chilling threats of nuclear warfare against the West the pariah state has now gone on a charm offensive to attract tourists.
This type of warfare is distinct from nuclear warfare and chemical warfare.
They also marched a black coffin on the campus public walkway, representing a funeral for those they say died from working at the old nuclear parts plant and for the potential deaths that could come as a result of nuclear warfare.
The lessons from this dark chapter of history are, however, not a part of today's global readings, except come August 6 and 9 when the world briefly remembers the dead and shudders at the horrors of nuclear warfare.
The last chapter called 'A Perilous New Age' brings nuclear warfare up to date via the Cuban crisis, the ending of the Cold War and the war in Iraq.

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