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Introduction to Missile Defense

Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) in many different variants is an ever-recurring idea of American politicians since the late 1950s, when the Soviet Union launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile.
(Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile - ICBM). Intercontinental ballistic missiles, which can carry nuclear warheads and other weapons of mass destruction, are capable of hitting the territories of states separated by oceans or continents in a matter of tens of minutes. Anti-missile systems will be designed to shoot down ballistic missiles during their short flight and thus protect against the attack of these missiles.

K.O. to the Atomic Bomb

One of the biggest special actions of the Norwegian resistance fighters was the attack on the Vemork factory, which produced heavy water.

North Korea and its nuclear carriers

North Korea has started harassing weapons several times. This time, however, she went a little too far. In addition to declaring combat readiness to the rocket troops, it re-entered a state of war with its southern neighbors. In addition, the North Korean military received permission to strike the United States. But what options does Kim Jong-un and his army actually have?

Nuclear weapons - an essential part of world politics?

In today's world, atomic energy materializes in two forms. In nuclear reactors, it is used to generate electricity and is therefore an indispensable alternative source, but it is also associated with the existence of nuclear weapons. In nuclear debates and disputes in world politics, it is first and foremost the issue of the nuclear arsenal that divides its actors into two hostile camps. On the one hand, there are non-nuclear states and international organizations fighting for the end of nuclear proliferation and complete disarmament, and on the other hand, they are resisted by the illegally expanding club of states with nuclear arsenals.

Nuclear weapons - an essential part of world politics? Conclusion

Conclusion I believe that the global elimination of nuclear weapons is possible only on a theoretical level. Adoption of various international treaties, support for politically engaged groupings, the struggle to take into account the immorality of nuclear weapons, or the realization of the no longer functioning principle of deterrence as one of the strongest arguments in maintaining nuclear weapons in state military arsenals, , but the practical application is already lagging significantly behind. Moreover, even if there is a positive response and the much-anticipated practice, it is either a unilateral step, as in the case of Brazil or South Africa, or involving only a handful of countries, excluding the world's largest players, as in the Non-Nuclear-Free Zones.

Nuclear weapons - an essential part of world politics? I.

I) The possible reality of world politics as a sphere without atomic weapons Although no more than seventy years have passed since the construction of the nuclear bomb, we nevertheless call the present a period of the "second nuclear age". However, the stage when nuclear weapons are a living issue in international relations was clearly preceded by a long period when the nuclear threat did not exist. A return to a world without nuclear weapons is, according to some, possible. Even because of their inhumanity and possible damage to their natural wealth, he should be the aforementioned necessity. The next chapter will deal with the advocates of these ideas and show their practical implementation.

Nuclear weapons - an essential part of world politics? II.

The views and actions of global policy makers are largely driven by the security threats they face. However, nuclear weapons are currently one of the main security challenges for the international community. It follows that they are and will be a necessary part of world politics until they are completely eliminated. In addition, global nuclear disarmament is preceded by the task of halting the proliferation of nuclear weapons. In the following chapter, we will point out the factors that make complete demilitarization very unlikely.

Nuclear weapons - an essential part of world politics? III.

Alternative instruments of international politics In world politics, there are a whole range of instruments that make it possible to influence its events. International actors resort to the use of the given instruments, and thus to the manifestation of their power, in an effort to achieve the fulfillment of their intentions and ideas. However, just as the situation within the states and in their external relations is constantly changing, whether, for example, it is declining or the relevance of individual non-governmental actors increases, so do the sources of power change. While in the past the authoritative indicator of strength may have been the population of the state, its geographical conditions, economic performance, the army or diplomacy, in today's information world it may be economic and technological maturity and ensuring the flow of information.

Nuclear weapons - an essential part of world politics? Introduction

In today's world, atomic energy materializes in two forms. In nuclear reactors, it is used to generate electricity and is therefore an indispensable alternative source, but it is also associated with the existence of nuclear weapons. In nuclear debates and disputes in world politics, it is first and foremost the issue of the nuclear arsenal that divides its actors into two hostile camps. On the one hand, there are non-nuclear states and international organizations fighting for the end of nuclear proliferation and complete disarmament, and on the other hand, they are resisted by the illegally expanding club of states with nuclear arsenals.

Nuclear weapons in the strategic relationship between India and Pakistan

India-Pakistan relations and conflicts are extremely important internationally. This is a region where there is currently the most real risk of the possibility of a war between two nuclear powers. The following study aims to explore the nuclear weapons of Pakistan and India and to compare their development, deployment options and nuclear doctrines in a broader strategic context.

Pakistan's path to nuclear weapons I.

A state of emergency has recently been declared in Pakistan. Once again, the world is addressing the issue of what will happen to Pakistan's nuclear arsenal. Where did the path of its origin lead?

Stockpiles of nuclear weapons

Currently, 31,000 nuclear missiles are directly deployed or stored in eight countries: China, France, India, Israel, Pakistan, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States. Of this number, 13,000 are deployed and 4,600 are on call, ready for immediate launch within minutes of notification. The combined explosive charge gives these weapons a force of 5,000 mega-tons, which is 200,000 times more than the bombs used on Hiroshima.

The last Soviet atomic spy declassified?

On Friday, November 2, 2007, the Russian presidency announced that Vladimir Putin had posthumously awarded the title of Russian hero George Kovalsky, the only Soviet intelligence officer who had infiltrated the Manhattan Project during World War II. All the other Soviet atomic spies were American, British and German communists. In this way, he declassified the illegal "Dmitry Delmar", about which Vladimir Lot wrote in 2002 in the book GRU i atomnaja bomba (GRU and the atomic bomb). Even five years ago, "Delmar" did not want to reveal his identity.
On Monday, November 12, 2007, the New York Times published details of the spy.

Zhukov's nuclear exercise

In Tockij training space of Souther Ural military district is a memorial plaque with the inscription: “In September 1954, tactical manoeuvres of the troops under the leadership of Marshal of the Soviet union G.K. Zhukov took place on the territory of the training area. On any military firing range exercises are carried out almost continuously, but to a memory of just this one there is the framed commemorative plate.

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