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US President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama plan to issue a joint statement calling for a world without nuclear weapons when they hold talks overnight, reports said.
In the statement, tentatively entitled the US-Japan joint initiative for a nuclear-free world, they would welcome rising international momentum toward arms reduction and non-proliferation, the Yomiuri daily newspaper said today.
Originally posted by tezzajw
Here's the chance for the Nobel Peace Prize winner to show some real leadership.
Originally posted by wdkirk
reply to post by tezzajw
Well, if it were my country, I would make sure of what Iranian interests were in the US and sieze them before I started a war with them. I'm not talking about the people, just the property of Iranian Business so that any business of theirs does not get conducted on US soil.
Originally posted by starwarsisreal
I believe that will be wrong because without nuclear weapons Russia and China can invade the US without problems
Originally posted by HotSauce
reply to post by Dermo
Well you better inform the Russians and Chinese that they are peaceful because they keep investing in new weapons.
Can we all expect that Obama will announce, tomorrow, that he will be dismantling the US stockpile of weapons? No? Why not?
At least Obama's made another headline about some quasi move for peace.
Originally posted by sdcigarpig
Lets look at this from a different point of view. A nuclear missile is like the bullet of a gun, there is the missile part, that is the shell and then the bullet. The last time we saw a reduction in the number of nuclear weapons was between the US and the Soviet Union, in an attempted to reduce down the numbers. Ok, I am all for reducing down the numbers, however, here is the trillion dollar question, what do you do with the part that goes boom, the radioactive material that is so toxic, that the dust could kill by breathing it in. How do you guarantee the security of such and how do you dispose of it all? Then there is the lill problem of how do you stop another country who wants a nuclear weapon from getting such? As it has been shown, with the down fall of the Soviet Union, there has been several nuclear weapons that either went missing, or the housing has degraded. As much as it is nice to say get rid of them, no one has come up with how to get rid of the nuclear materials.