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    • Vittorio Antonio
    • 21.02.13 | 01:28 (IST)

    The arms race never ended following WWII. It is also a big business making a lot of people very rich and at the same time endangering the lives of millions. If you think gun control is a big problem in the U.S. think about the proliferation of WMDs of all kinds with the inevitable consequence of some of these weapons falling into the hands of terrorists. It is conceivable that WWI and WWII could have been avoided if heads of state had brains where brains should be located. WWIII has the same inevitability as previous wars because heads of state are not any wiser. People around the world should demand the end of nuclear weapons of all kinds and the sooner the better.

    from the article: U.S. think tank: Iran nuke unlikely to start Mideast arms race
    First published 17:00 20.02.13 | Last updated 17:00 20.02.13
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