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Nuclear war: the threat that never went away

In the first of a series of articles covering nuclear issues, Declan Butler looks at the nuclear non-proliferation treaty and finds that there has never been a better climate for negotiation.

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Butler, D. Nuclear war: the threat that never went away. Nature 451, 114–115 (2008).

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