The United States and Russia have agreed to discuss the control of nuclear weapons, reports Barry Sheppard, but the expansion of NATO and US imperialist interests may block any meaningful outcome.
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The use of any nuclear weapons would be greatly destabilising and could result in the Doomsday Clock reaching midnight for humanity, writes Barry Sheppard.
Nuclear weapons need never have been built. Our world could have been free from the “frozen tableau of terror” of 9500 nuclear warheads capable of destroying the world 100 times over, as Peter Watson comprehensively shows in Fallout: Conspiracy, Cover-Up and the Deceitful Case for the Atom Bomb.