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    Nuclear Weapon Production Apocalypse Hunter Honeycutt Western Kentucky University Glasgow  Nuclear Weapon Production Apocalypse If the production of nuclear weaponry is not diminished, it will cause the end of everything. With the production of nuclear weapons increasing, it will only be a matter of time until a nuclear war breaks out. When a nuclear weapon is used, it has three killing modes. The first would be the impact, when the bomb first hits. The second would be the shockwave that extends

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    Exactly, how destructive are the infamous nuclear weapons? In 1945, powers were created with the purpose and intent to kill thousands of humans and animals, destroy buildings, geographic structures, and poison the very air we breathe. These powers, are Nuclear Weapons. The very first Nuclear Weapon that was used, was the A-Bomb, created and tested by the US to drop on Japanese Cities; specifically Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The difference between the A-Bomb and the modern day Hydrogen Bomb, is that

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    Nuclear Sharing:- Nuclear sharing is a concept of nuclear deterrence, which basically refers to the transfer of nuclear weapons from NWS (Nuclear Weapon States) to NNWS (Non-Nuclear Weapon States). This practice truly enforces the concept of a nuclear umbrella. The deadly B61 Bombs are located all across the European Continent due to NATO’s practice of nuclear sharing and its complex nuclear policy. (I) Nuclear Policy of NATO:- The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is one of the fundamental obstructions

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    Since they were first introduced during World War 2, nuclear weapons have been the strongest and most destructive weapons ever created and they continue to get more powerful. The first time the world saw these weapons in action were during the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. The bombs that were dropped on those two cities had the combined power of 36 kilotons of TNT (Starr 1). This pales in comparison to the largest nuclear weapon which was created just 16 years after the bombings of

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    discuss nuclear weapons technology and its impact on the Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons, also known as the NPT (Nonproliferation Treaty). The Treaty covers three main pillars: disarmament, nonproliferation, and peaceful uses of nuclear energy. It was signed in 1968 due to concern that the safety of the planet was at risk by having a high number of nuclear weapon states. After the United States bombed the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki using vastly destructive nuclear fission

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    actual firing of weapons represents a sufficient challenge to a nation’s security to constitute maximum peril.” These were the words spoken by President John F. Kennedy regarding the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. Kennedy 's words truly described the new world order ushering in and changing the way States would handle self-defense, no longer was the use of firing weapons the only threat against the security of a state but also nuclear weapons. The introduction of nuclear weapons tipped the balance

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    Exam 3 Nuclear weapons play a significant role in our understanding of international relations. As seen in the class lecture slides, states often embark on nuclear weapons programs to counterbalance the power of other states. This is particularly true for states such as China and Iran, who are trying to balance the power of the United States. States such as China, Russia, and the United States are all powerful international influences. This is partially due to the fact that they are a part of the

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    The use of nuclear weapons in todays society would cause wide spread destruction. Alongside physical blast and heat, intense and extremely harmful radiation is created within the detonation zone. Large amounts of radioactively contaminated material would be blown into the earth’s atmosphere, which then has the potential travel long distances and place human health far from ‘ground zero’ in critical danger. One nuclear weapon detonation in a densely populated area would be a humanitarian disaster;

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    Nuclear arms proved to be the central force behind the fears of a global war during the latter 20th century. However, with the collapse of the USSR, and the legacy of the Cold War leaving the United States as the sole superpower, the tensions of global nuclear war seem to have eased. Despite this, both the United States, and the successor state of its once powerful rival the Soviet Union, still possess in their arsenals the ability to destroy civilization two times over. Russian nuclear capabilities

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    familiar with the devastation of nuclear weapons and the enduring impact that they have on the lives of those who had suffered in the horrors of war or tragic accidents around the globe. Practical use of nuclear weapons may have been brought under a check, nonetheless, the proliferation of this dangerous technology is a concern that remains a factor for ‘strategic turbulence’ in our time. Transformation of crude nuclear technology and fissile material into weapons of mass destruction – somewhat true

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