Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

'35 to 40 nations' able to produce nuclear weapons

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Latest Breaking News Donate to DU
 
Whoa_Nelly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-01-03 10:19 AM
Original message
'35 to 40 nations' able to produce nuclear weapons
'35 to 40 nations' able to produce nuclear weapons

UN agency chief highlights need to reinforce Non-Proliferation Treaty as countries and terrorist groups harbour nuclear ambitions

PARIS - Up to 40 countries are believed to be capable of manufacturing nuclear weapons, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Mohamed ElBaradei has told a leading French newspaper.

That fact alone underlined the need to reinforce and update the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, he said.

<snip>
Should any one of them decide to break its commitment to the Non-Proliferation Treaty, experts believe it could produce a weapon in just a few months.

'We are already on the verge of catastrophe with North Korea,' Dr ElBaradei said.

more...
http://straitstimes.asia1.com.sg/world/story/0,4386,217...
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
Name removed Donating Member (0 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-01-03 10:36 AM
Response to Original message
1. Deleted message
Message removed by moderator. Click here to review the message board rules.
 
bvar22 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-01-03 10:41 AM
Response to Reply #1
2. Removed
Edited on Sat Nov-01-03 10:46 AM by bvar22
*
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Maple Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-01-03 10:42 AM
Response to Original message
3. Well the knowledge
couldn't remain secret forever. That's why friendship and not belligerance are so important.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
bpilgrim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-01-03 10:47 AM
Response to Reply #3
6. thats what Einstein said...
there are no more secrets and we had better learn to change our ways of conflict resolution or we are all done. :nuke:

I do not know what weapons will be used in WWIII, but I am certian that
in WWIV, sticks and stones will be the weapons of choice. -Einstein

peace
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
alexwcovington Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-01-03 10:43 AM
Response to Original message
4. Yup.
But not all of them want them.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Maple Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-01-03 10:45 AM
Response to Reply #4
5. They usually all
want trade or aid tho...so they are reachable and teachable.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
Barrett808 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-01-03 11:32 AM
Response to Original message
7. Pre-emptively invade each one
Capabilities of Mass Destruction, ya know.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
DU AdBot (1000+ posts) Click to send private message to this author Click to view 
this author's profile Click to add 
this author to your buddy list Click to add 
this author to your Ignore list Thu Jul 24th 2014, 06:42 AM
Response to Original message
Advertisements [?]
 Top

Home » Discuss » Latest Breaking News Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC