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    The Control of Nuclear Weapons

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    This 5 page paper provides an overview of ideas about nuclear power and foreign policy. Several ideologies are explored. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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    good policy, but one that is not completely set in stone nor all encompassing. In fact, the subject is quite intricate and contains a variety of opinions, and while the  voices concerning dangers of nuclear war have been quelled, as the cold war has in fact ended, there are some who have never forgotten and warn that there is a  current threat to the world. There are basically two sides to the issue which is the camp that wants complete disarmament and then there are a variety of opinions  that call for varying degrees of control. Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) for example is a group that focuses on goals of achieving a sustainable environment, as well as the  elimination of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, as well as reducing violence and its causes (Duskin 44). That is quite an admiral goal, but many think it impossible. While the  organization concerns itself with general health and medical issues, the group also works to protest the creation and use of nuclear weapons (44). PSR members try to educate the public  about the medical consequences of nuclear war (44). During the time of the Clinton administration, a number of prominent PSR physicians assumed positions within the government (44). This group does  not take the issue lightly. Being physicians they know that the consequences of nuclear war result in radiation which is toxic to the environment and the consequences of nuking a  country with loads of biological and chemical weaponry can also be quite injurious to the world. The ramifications of such an act are not completely known. Further, the group likely  has weighed the threat of other weapons and still supports a total ban on all nuclear devices. That said, there are different points of view. There are various camps which 

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