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Pronunciation: [njˈuːkli͡əɹ ˈɑːmz] (IPA)

Nuclear arms, also known as nuclear weapons, are destructive devices that use nuclear reactions as their source of explosive energy. The global community has been attempting to limit the spread of these weapons for decades, and as such, a variety of synonyms have been used to describe them. These include atomic bombs, thermonuclear weapons, nukes, WMDs (weapons of mass destruction), and nuclear warheads. While the specific types of weapons may vary, their destructive potential remains the same. The use of any of these weapons would have catastrophic consequences, making it vital for countries to maintain diplomatic efforts to reduce their acquisition and use.

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Famous quotes with Nuclear arms

  • If you go on with this nuclear arms race, all you are going to do is make the rubble bounce.
    Winston Churchill
  • Instead of starting a new nuclear arms race, now is the time to reclaim our Nation's position of leadership on nuclear nonproliferation efforts.
    Dianne Feinstein
  • If Iran becomes a nuclear weapon state it is the end of non-proliferation as we know it. If Iran gets a nuclear weapon you are likely to see Saudi, Egypt and other countries follow suit and we will bequeath to the next generation a nuclear arms race in the world's most unstable region.
    Liam Fox
  • It is of the greatest importance that people and governments in many more countries than ours should realize that it is more dangerous to have access to nuclear arms than not to possess them.
    Alva Myrdal
  • But scientists on both sides of the iron curtain played a very significant role in maintaining the momentum of the nuclear arms race throughout the four decades of the Cold War.
    Joseph Rotblat

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