Tagarchief: Nuclear disarmament

Enter Timmermans: Will the Dutch finally get rid of nuclear weapons?

Wilbert van der Zeijden’s article ‘Enter Timmermans – Will the Dutch finally get rid of nuclear weapons?’ is published by NATO Watch today. In his article Wilbert van der Zeijden refers to Mr. Frans Timmermans, the new Dutch Minister of … Lees verder

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The Good Faith Issue

Nuclear disarmament. The phrase alone can trigger reluctance, skepticism or a ‘not in my lifetime’-attitude in any civil servant or politician. Like actors who believe that saying Macbeth within a theatre causes bad luck and therefore refer to Shakespeare’s play … Lees verder

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How can the new political landscape in The Netherlands affect the Dutch position on the tactical nukes on its soil?

The past months we’d been hopefully and anxiously looking forward to the outcome of the September 12 parliamentary elections. For months, the conservative leftwing Socialist Party (SP) was leading the polls, fighting for the position of the biggest party with … Lees verder

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International Day Against Nuclear Testing

By Susi Snyder August 29th marks the international day against nuclear testing. Today is a chance to remember all of those who have suffered during the race to build, perfect, and demonstrate the audacious megalomaniacal ability to destroy every living … Lees verder

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Article in ‘Nato Watch Observatory’

In an article in the ‘Nato Watch Observatory’ Wilbert van der Zeijden writes that the call for an end to the deployment of US tactical nuclear weapons is growing louder. The April 12 parliamentary hearing clearly showed that a growing number … Lees verder

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Greek Appeal for a denuclearized Middle East

[By: Susi Snyder] Three Greek organisations have released an appeal to denuclearize the Middle East. The Middle East is the most highly volatile region on earth. A region of intense militarisation that absorbs almost 30% of global arms exports. A … Lees verder

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Why is nuclear diplomacy different? Let me tell you…

[By: Susi Snyder] Across the globe the majority of people want a nuclear weapons free world.  The big question is how to get there, and when?  Finding a convergence in very diverse views is part of nuclear diplomacy. Nuclear weapons … Lees verder

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