Category Archives: 3. SWORDS & PLOUGHS

For a better future, humanity needs to divert effort from the technologies of death to the technologies of life.

Nuclear 2.0

Nuclear 2.0: why a green future needs nuclear power, by Mark Lynas Publication date: 9 July 2013 | ISBN: none. Available from Amazon as a Kindle single.

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Obama, Netanyahu and the Iranian Nuclear Bomb

Ten years ago, North Korea withdrew from the NPT, signaling its intention to develop nuclear weapons. It has now built and tested several nuclear bombs, has sophisticated missile technology, and could easily deliver a bomb to neighbouring South Korea. It … Continue reading

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Drones, drones everywhere

Juan Cole on his blog Informed Comment¬†writes: The American deployment of its thousands of drones or unmanned aircraft is one dimension of the breakdown of the rule of law. The US sends the spy craft over other countries without permission … Continue reading

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The End of War

The End of War by John Horgan Publication date: January 17, 2012 | ISBN-10: 1936365367 | ISBN-13: 978-1936365364 Author’s description War is a fact of human nature. As long as we exist, it exists. That’s how the argument goes. But … Continue reading

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Iran’s nuclear weapons…

…do not exist. Moreover, the Islamic Republic of Iran does not have, never has had, and never will have, a nuclear weapons program. Why do I believe this? Because:- 1. The leadership of this theocratic state have always been opposed … Continue reading

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Why does Iran want nuclear energy?

People are sometimes suspicious of Iran’s nuclear energy program, given that it is a large producer of oil and gas. ¬†Could it not just be a cover for a nuclear weapons program? In fact, there are a number of sound … Continue reading

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