重启核安全

维也纳—如今,经济萧条,传染病随时爆发,社会动乱频仍,而全世界仍有很多人把核冲突视为人类所面临的最大威胁,你也许会感到奇怪。

他们之所以如此,有很好的理由。想象一下, 50百万吨当量的核弹(类似于1961年10月引爆的沙皇炸弹(Tsar Bomba))能将900公里之外的窗户震碎,产生的蘑菇云可以达到平流层。

核不扩散条约(Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty,NPT)等全球协议以及冷战结束以来的总体友好氛围也许让你认为这种武器永远不会用于战争。但我们日益认识到,不要高兴得那么早。

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