THE DEBATE ON NUCLEAR PACIFISM: Bertrand Russell on "Unilateralism."

Russell, Bertrand
March 1961
New Republic;3/6/61, Vol. 144 Issue 10, p13
Presents a case for neutralism in Great Britain foreign policy in reaction to the article "Nuclear Pacifism," by Robert W. Tucker which appeared in the February 6, 1961 issue of "The New Republic." Assessment on the value and liability of the presence of U.S. nuclear weapons in Great Britain within the context of North Atlantic Treaty Organization; Reason for the failure of the Soviet Union and the U.S. to agree on a specific disarmament treaty; Explanation on the role that neutral powers such as India can play in persuading the U.S. and the Soviet Union to agree on a disarmament treaty; Virtue and practical value of pacifism in the advent of nuclear warfare.


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