Nuclear Weapons Quotes


The dawn of the nuclear age was not a welcomed one. Most scientists and politicians knew that there was no turning back to a more innocent time. With a touch of a button, the world could quickly and irrevocably reduced to ashes by nuclear annihilation, as evidenced by the nearly cataclysmic Cuban Missile Crisis. Nuclear weapons quotes let us peek into the window to the other side, so we know the tremendous responsibility and the tremendous costs these weapons of mass destruction carry. And with luck, the sage words of politicians, scientists and philosophers will help us see the folly that any nuclear war is unwinnable, and perhaps even, barely survivable. Reference.com Definition of Nuclear Weapons
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"The timing doesn't look absolutely great. It's not a speech you give if you're trying to convince people not to acquire nuclear weapons." Francois Heisbourg
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"The West knows very well that we are not seeking to build nuclear weapons." Ayatollah Khamenei
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"China and the United States have supported our proposal and this gives hopes that the Iranian nuclear issue will be settled. We have some time, because according to expert conclusions, Iran will need another four or six years to create nuclear weapons." Vyacheslav Nikonov
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Conclusions    Iran    Nuclear Weapons    Proposal   

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"[Many of its recommendations] are consistent with DOE initiatives already under way to modernize the nuclear weapons complex and consolidate special nuclear material, ... Some of the more sweeping proposals could have significant budget impacts that will have to be assessed very carefully." Samuel Bodman
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Budget    Nuclear Weapons    Proposals   

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"They have missiles capable of hitting Japan as well as nuclear weapons that set their sights on Japan." Seiji Maehara
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Japan    Nuclear Weapons   

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"When the United States rejected this offer, the advocates of nuclear weapons in New Delhi steadily gained ground, and in 1998 India formally demonstrated its ability to deploy nuclear weapons." Selig Harrison
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India    Nuclear Weapons    United States   

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"There is still a possibility for Iran to sit down with the European
countries and seek a diplomatic solution to this very important problem and our
advice to the government of Iran is to do that, ... But Iran is a
country most of the world believes is trying to create a nuclear weapons
future."
Nicholas Burns
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Iran    Nuclear Weapons   

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"We must do everything possible to prepare for such a situation. But Israel is not spearheading any campaign [against Iran's suspected nuclear weapons ambitions]." Mr Sharon
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Ambition    Iran    Israel    Nuclear Weapons   

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"I don't think that anyone and certainly not peace or de-escalation is served when one trumpets to the world community employing nuclear weapons as an option." Guido Westerwelle
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Nuclear Weapons    Peace   

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"This round of talks has produced a noticeable step forward toward a nuclear weapons-free Korean peninsula," Fred Eckhard
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Dick Cheney

"We now know that Saddam [Hussein] has resumed his efforts to acquire nuclear weapons." Dick Cheney
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Nuclear Weapons    Saddam Hussein   

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"[Also on the tapes, Dean Rusk, Kennedy's secretary of state, counsels that the use of nuclear weapons would have to have support from America's allies.] I think we would be hard pressed to tell our own people why we are doing this with India when even the British won't do it or the Australians won't do it and the Canadians won't do it, ... We need to have those other flags flying on these joint enterprises." Dean Rusk
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Allies    Canadians    Dean    India    Nuclear Weapons    Secretary Of State   

Christiane Amanpour

"They have said they do not have any nuclear weapons-related activities, which means we have to do a lot of work," Christiane Amanpour
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"It's a telephone contact. We're not dropping nuclear weapons on them." Chris Consorte
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Ted Turner

"Stopping terrorists from acquiring nuclear weapons boils down to one top priority: stopping them from getting nuclear bomb-making materials," Ted Turner
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Nuclear Weapons    Terrorists   

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"The real alternatives to diplomacy are much worse: either rapid descent to a North Korea situation, with an unsupervised nuclear program leading inexorably to nuclear weapons and all their dangerously unpredictable regional consequences; or an Iraq-like preventive military strike, with even more alarming regional and global consequences." Gareth Evans
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Diplomacy    Iraq    Nuclear Weapons   

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"It's important that the world understands that this is not an Israeli issue, it's a world problem, and the world must stop Iran. At this time, we would hope that the Security Council of the United Nations would impose economic and political sanctions against Iran. Let's be clear: That country cannot, cannot have nuclear weapons." Arye Mekel
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Nuclear Weapons    Security Council    United Nations   

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"This is not an Israeli issue. It's a world problem, and the world must stop Iran. That country cannot have nuclear weapons." Arye Mekel
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