Nuclear weapons have such destructive power that they could virtually wipe out life on earth. Yet there is much hypocrisy surrounding nuclear policy. They should be eliminated completely if humanity is to be saved but the major nuclear powers are rank hypocrites. They refuse to comply.
Most people in the world are opposed to nuclear weapons as was evident from the vote in the UN General Assembly last month but the main culprits—the US and Zionist Israel—insist on maintaining their monopoly.
Donald Trump and his minions are threatening the world with nuclear weapons while they accuse North Korean leaders of being ‘irrational’!
Donald Trump has announced an increase of $54 billion in US military spending taking its total to $654 billion. That is more than the combined military budget of the next 10 countries.
I was shocked to read details about the effect of depleted uranium (DU) on people, especially children, in Iraq (Crescent International, July 2015). The increase in cancer rates in Iraq from 40 per 100,000 in 1991 to at least 1,600 per 100,000 in 2005 is truly alarming. “This is an increase of 4,000% over a 25-year period,” as your report points out. Not surprisingly, there is seldom any mention of these facts in the Western corporate media.
The NPT was opened for signatures in 1968. Initially, the US, Soviet Union, Britain and 59 other countries signed the treaty...
The New Nuclear Danger: George W. Bush’s Military-Industrial Complex by Dr Helen Caldicott. Pub: The New Press, New York, 2004. Pp: 304. Pbk: US$17.95.