War and Weapons of Mass Destruction Facts and Figures

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Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty?
Signed 1968 then extended 1995 by 189 member states
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Non-signatories to NPT?
India, Israel, Pakistan, South Sudan; North Korea withdrew; Taiwan is not a signatory but abiding by the NPT
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Treaty pillars?
Non proliferation; disarmament; peaceful use of nuclear energy
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5 Nuclear weapon states under NPT?
France, Britain, US, China and Russia
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International Atomic Energy Agency?
The IAEA was established on 29 July 1957 to help nations develop nuclear energy for peaceful purposes
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Non NPT Nuclear weapon states?
India, Pakistan and Israel. North Korea and Iran are developing them.
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Previous nuclear states?
Egypt had been developing; Libya under Qadaffi; South Africa
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Asymmetrical war examples?
Vietnam (1964-75); Iraq (2003); Afghanistan (2001); Kosovo (1998-9)
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First Intifada?
1987-1993 Palestinians were seen fighting Israelis with only stones, sticks and Molotov Cocktails as opposed to the machine guns etc.of the Israeli army
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Suicide bombings?
90% of all suicide attacks occurred in Iraq, Israel, Afghanistan, Pakistan or Sri Lanka between 1981 and 2006; 1,200 overall
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Peak suicide bombings in Afghanistan?
106 in 2007
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Total expenses for Iraq and Afghanistan (so-far)
$3.2-4 trillion for the USA alone
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Non-signatories to NPT?

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India, Israel, Pakistan, South Sudan; North Korea withdrew; Taiwan is not a signatory but abiding by the NPT

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