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Global nuclear arsenal to grow for first time since Cold War: think-tank

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Any country that has nuclear weapons must be recognized as a terrorist country that threatens all humanity.

Go to Mars and nuke each other, leave the earth for those of us who truly want peace..

Japan, you are not like these pro-nuclear terrorists, that's why I love you so much..

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ahh. i should go to Mars soon.

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ok and so what?

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Forget MAD this is just plain old fashioned insanity. When the whole ball got rolling in 1945 the US military signed an invoice for about $100,000,000 when taking custody for the receipt of the core prior to the very first live atmospheric test of a nuclear device - which led to Oppenheimer waxing lyrical about becoming death. When asked about the quote he almost had tears in his eyes as he went into detail about the six armed hydra in the Bhagavad...

Now we have countries forking out hundred's of billions of dollars each of other people's money for a mutually assured destruction of every living thing on earth.

China with the largest population of all claims to be under developed with high levels of poverty yet able to spend tax dollars on this fool's errand as well as whole cities of high rise construction, in the middle of nowhere with no one to live in them or resources to complete the projects.

Russia has a crumbling economy decaying infrastructure and is run by a kleptocracy of so called oligarchs that have collectively seized all of the formerly state owned assets in deference to issuing public script for a share float on the businesses that could benefit the community as a whole while stockpiling thousands of nuclear warheads without a known target or specific enemy in mind, let own a working delivery method is just plain obscene, for a post Soviet federation who've done away with the expansionist doctrine of the former one party communist state that was the actual threat that led to the conflict in the first place.

The US military with unlimited fiscal support from their government who makes money by borrowing it spends those tax dollars on a mechanism designed to kill the people who pay the bills using the argument that it's in their defense.

And the European sector who claim to be leaders of environmental protection and all things ecological would obliterate all of that just to be on the bandwagon so long as it doesn't burn fossil fuels.

This is utter madness.

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TokyoLivingToday  03:15 pm JST

Any country that has nuclear weapons must be recognized as a terrorist country that threatens all humanity.

Unrealistic. However, I do believe that any country that has nuclear weapons and threatens to use them to get their way should indeed be designated as a terrorist, and sanctioned if not be removed from the UN.

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Ah, I thought the world's psychopaths had been quiet too long and here we go again although the U.S., as China has pointed out, may be dancing alone. Both China and Russia have enough capability to destroy the U.S. several times over and any 'arms race' is just adding to redundancy for them. The U.S. NEVER has enough weapons because the weapons makers own both the military and the government and are using the current U.S. fueled tragedy in Ukraine as momentum to stir up even more profits. But ALL countries are run by psychopaths so nothing can be ruled out and, especially, a false flag Nuclear attack by some country presumed [wink wink] to not have such weapons and thinks itself immune from complete annihilation and ready to pick up the pieces after the giants destroy each other, freeing them to then hit a couple of local competitors, in a war that might last just hours. DOOMSDAY! Intelligent life, huh? Nah, nobody here but us chickens, Boss! Really... primitive little dinosaur brains with delusions of grandeur...

"Japan, you are not like these pro-nuclear terrorists, that's why I love you so much.."

You haven't been paying attention to Abe Shinzo's bunch, have you? Or the recent push to further lower Nihon's standard of living in favor of massive weapons expenditures as has been in the media lately...

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Nuclear weapons are last century. Biological weapons are much more useful.

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nuclear weapons must be recognized as a terrorist country that threatens all humanity.

Indeed, Russia by its actions in Ukraine has shown it's currently the world's most extreme terrorist nation. It's militaries have used advance weaponry of all sorts to flatten the country while murdering thousands of innocent civilians, then claiming nukes could be used if it is challenged. Russia is currently the terrorist nation whose leaders have claimed it's possible it could do even worse things. Send Putin, and Lavrov, the oligarchs and their supporters to Uranus before they do any more damage to Earth and people who want to live in peace. The Russians and their roles in helping to maintain the fossil economy have done more than too much damage to life on Earth. Yes, whatabouters, I am well aware how much damage the US/UK/NATO nations that helped create and still remain actively involved in the fossil economy have done to the planet, and how many wars they have initiated and been engaged in. But today Russia under Putin's brand of national socialism is the pariah state.

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Unrealistic. However, I do believe that any country that has nuclear weapons and threatens to use them to get their way should indeed be designated as a terrorist, and sanctioned if not be removed from the UN.

Well, going by this logic the US should have been removed from the UN long time back, right.

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Just a simple reminder folks, japan is a screwdriver's turn away from having a nuke.

True story.

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The article completely ignores the hundreds of new ICBM silos the Chinese are building at three sites in their western desert regions along with two new reactors that appear to be optimized for producing plutonium.

https://www.armscontrol.org/act/2021-09/news/new-chinese-missile-silo-fields-discovered

https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2021/5/19/concerns-grow-over-china-nuclear-reactors-shrouded-in-my

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DT,I downloaded map of their silos in Tibet,with GPS coordinates

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Nature seems to have a kind of self-destruction apparatus to control the excessive increase of one group of creatures over others. 

The warring nature of human beings and nuclear arsenals may function as controllers to check the explosive population increase. Human beings are thus doomed to extinction by piling up nuclear weapons.

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Dinosaurs perished because of their enormous body sizes; likewise, humans may perish because of their superb intelligence. Time to consider how to sustain ever-lasting human life; this is no time to be fighting with each other.

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