Nuclear Weapons

A nuclear weapon (also called an atom bomb, nuke, atomic bomb, nuclear warhead, A-bomb, or nuclear bomb) is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb). Both bomb types release large quantities of energy from relatively small amounts of matter. The first test of a fission ("atomic") bomb released an amount of energy approximately equal to 20,000 tons of TNT (84 TJ). The first thermonuclear ("hydrogen") bomb test released energy approximately equal to 10 million tons of TNT (42 PJ). Nuclear bombs …

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Wilson Center Canada · 12 May 2022 Korean

2022년과 그 이후 도전과제 대응을 위한 한미동맹 로드맵

MfgdXSPDbkJg. cfr.org/backgrounder/north-korea-nuclear-weapons- 12. Victor Cha,Katrin Fraser Katz, J. Stephen https://csis-website-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/ (North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons and Missile s3fs-public/publication/220309_Cha_NorthKorea_ https://www.cfr.org/backgrounder/north-korea-nuclear-weapons-missile-tests-military-capabilities https://www https://www.cfr.org/backgrounder/north-korea-nuclear-weapons-missile-tests-military-capabilities https://www https://www.cfr.org/backgrounder/north-korea-nuclear-weapons-missile-tests-military-capabilities https://beyondparallel


Wilson Center Canada · 11 May 2022 English

A BLUEPRINT FOR SOUTH KOREA AND THE UNITED STATES TO ADDRESS THE CHALLENGES OF THE 2020s AND BEYOND

neighboring countries to initiate their own nuclear weapons programs, thereby seriously undermining regional Korean collapse) than on removing North Korea’s nuclear weapons. For this reason, in working with China, it agenda for weapons modernization, and free of nuclear weapons. However, a stall in including hypersonic missiles administration and ballistic missiles, and tactical nuclear weapons. Kim also the Moon Jae-in administration were outbreak in West Africa in 2014 and SARS in nuclear weapons, and a collapsing economy. 2003. A CSIS Korea


PICES · 9 May 2022 English

The Oyashio transport off Hokkaido decreased remarkably during the past decades (1993– 2011), caused by the frequent appearance of clockwise warm eddies originating in the Kuroshio, and the decrease was …

originated via global fallout as a result of nuclear weapons testing held during the 1950s and 1980s (Aakrog


Mulroney Institute of Government · 5 May 2022 English

For example, Reagan’s fondness and respect for Mulroney helps to explain why, when Mulroney was trailing in the polls in the lead up to the 1988 federal election, the president …

called upon the scientific community to render nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete. The goal of SDI, as


Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy · 23 April 2022 English

Nuclear energy is undoubtedly one of the most EQPUGSWGPVKCN KPXGPVKQPUQHOQFGTPJKUVQT[9JKNG VJG VGEJPQNQI[JCUFGXGNQRGF UKIPKƂECPVN[ UKPEG VJG oUYGCTGUVKNNNGCTPKPIQPYC[UVQOCMGVJGVGEJPQNQI[OQTGGHƂEKGPVCPFNGUUFCPIGTQWU6JKUDTKGH YKNNDGDTQMGPFQYPCUHQNNQYUƂTUVN[KVYKNNIQQXGTVJGHWPEVKQPCNKVKGUQHPWENGCTRQYGTRNCPVUCPFGEQPQO- ics of nuclear plants, followed by the state of nuclear energy around the …

massive amount of energy, which is what makes nuclear weapons so devastating. (WUKQPQPVJGQVJGTJCPFKUVJG former US President Donald Trump also conducted nuclear weapons tests (India, Pa- by passing Congress to enable help scientists understand and simulate how nuclear weapons can detonate, fueling controversy. Elsewhere ina-rattled-by-calls-for-japan-to-host-us-nuclear-weapons https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/mar ina-rattled-by-calls-for-japan-to-host-us-nuclear-weapons Nuclear energy, with essentially no direct


C.D. Howe Institute · 31 March 2022 English

Trusted Policy Intelligence Page 2 Verbatim The extent to which long-held judgements have On the latter point, Vladimir Putin has articulated been shell-shocked by this event is attested to by …

military policy (Major and for giving up its nuclear weapons (the Budapest Mölling, 2022). Memorandum5) to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.” United Nations Treaty Collection


Wilson Center Canada · 28 March 2022 English

By statute, the Wilson Center Board of Trustees includes several ex officio members – the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Secretary of Education, the …

foreign policy history, the global history of nuclear weapons proliferation, the history of regional security


RI · 28 March 2022 English

controversial International Court of Justice (ICJ) exception to the illegality of the threat or use of nuclear weapons under international humanitarian law when the very existence of the state is at risk. [...] (also

extreme economic sanctions have involved a nuclear weapons state. And what if these extraordinary sanctions to the illegality of the threat or use of nuclear weapons under international humanitarian law when the This new language on the potential use of nuclear weapons raises the stakes to what Putin views as an states potentially reassess their need for nuclear weapons to protect them from attack. We can and we


Wilson Center Canada · 22 March 2022 English

The article is divided into three parts: the first section focuses on the origin of the debate during the Johnson years; the second offers the background and context of Colby’s …

proliferation. The continued proliferation of nuclear weapons is one of the most pressing security issues of experts on the international history of nuclear weapons;  the NPIHP Fellowship Program for advanced Restriction Changing Soviet Policies toward China’s Nuclear Weapons Program 1954–60 Zhihua Shen and Yafeng Xia National Congress and Apartheid South Africa’s Nuclear Weapons Program Jo-Ansie van Wyk and Anna-Mart van


Liu Institute for Global Issues · 8 March 2022 English

reprocessing technology called PUREX, which has been used by many countries to produce plutonium for nuclear weapons.1 5.

management of nuclear wastes, while making nuclear weapons proliferation easier. 4. The challenge with by many countries to produce plutonium for nuclear weapons.1 5. The proliferation risk stems from the


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