Besides, the atomic topic of the day centered on the Cold War and our possible, if not probable, annihilation by Soviet nukes.
We would move our nukes closer to Ukraine, probably on battleships.
As indeed it now turns out was the case with nukes and the Cold War.
The Soviets stopped setting off nukes at Nova Zembla after that, owing to international pressure.
But in Southern California, some residents are apparently ready to pull out their tattered old “No nukes” shirts.
For the Iranians, all issues of contention must be put on the table: sanctions, trade, nukes, Israel, Iraq, Afghanistan.
Specifically, Mr. Obama, you said your policy on Iranian nukes was “prevention,” not “containment” or “deterrence.”
Countries with nukes mostly think that no one else should enter the club.
Yes, Israel will bear the greatest risks in a war now or a war if Iran has nukes.
When I interviewed him in 1998, he was keener to talk about Iranian nukes than checkpoints in the West Bank.
A nuclear device or facility; nuclear weapon; nuclear power plant (1959+)