Killer robots

We urgently need to slam the brakes on automated violence. Noel Sharkey dispels some myths about the newest arms race. Illustrations by Simon Kneebone.

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NI 507 - Humans vs robots - November, 2017
Gaza, February 2007.

Universalizing environmental and human rights

As UN special rapporteur on the right to a healthy environment presents his report today, Doug Weir explains why this is especially important in armed conflict.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016

Letter from Bangui

Peacekeeping without peacebuilding is doomed to fail, says Ruby Diamonde.

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NI 479 - Democracy in the digital era - January, 2015
The charm fades

The charm fades

Pakistani physicist Pervez Hoodbhoy explores his country’s rocky relationship with nukes.

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Resist!

Anti-nuke action across the world

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Survivor: Nagasaki bomb victim Sumiteru Taniguchi looks at a photo of himself taken in 1945. His horrific burns have required 17 operations.

Nuclear weapons: a history

From the Manhattan Project and Hiroshima, to the Cold War, North Korea and beyond, nuclear fission has changed everything.

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Speaking truth to power: a protester makes her point before being bundled out of a US Senate hearing on the Iraq war.

Talking warheads

What are the West’s weapons actually for? asks Paul Rogers.

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Road block: the Spanish group covered themselves in paint before blockading the base.

Trident tested

Activist Angie Zelter celebrates a year-long blockade of Britain’s weapons of mass destruction.

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Whoops!

Wayward warheads, mid-air collisions and dangerous detonations.

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Nuclear weapons - the facts

There are over 27,000 nuclear weapons in the world. Thousands are deployed on land, at sea and in the air, posing the constant threat of nuclear war and radioactive contamination.

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The bomb stops here

With nuclear weapons multiplying again, now is the time to seize the moment and ban them, argues Jess Worth.

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Humans vs robots November, 2017
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Democracy in the digital era January, 2015
Dropping the bomb June, 2008
Dropping the bomb June, 2008
Dropping the bomb June, 2008
Dropping the bomb June, 2008
Dropping the bomb June, 2008
Dropping the bomb June, 2008
Dropping the bomb June, 2008
Dropping the bomb June, 2008
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