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The Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons - About

The Peace Doves game and related reading are based on the Nobel Peace Prizes in 1959, 1962, 1974, 1982, 1985, 1990, 1995 and 2005, which were awarded to people and organisations working for nuclear disarmament.

Peace Doves Game

First published: June 2003
Estimated play time: 10 min.
Plug in requirements: Flash 6  »
Sound: Yes
High Score: No
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- Which eight countries possess nuclear weapons?
- What is the Non-Proliferation Treaty?
- Which five states are the "Nuclear Weapons States" allowed to have nuclear weapons according to the Non-proliferation Treaty of 1970?
- How many nuclear warheads are there approximately in the world?
- Which country possesses the most number of nuclear warheads?
- Are there any nuclear warheads in space?
- What's the difference between a tactical and strategical nuclear warhead?

Several people and organisations have received the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts concerning nuclear weapons disarmament. In this game your mission is to use the worldwide symbol of peace, the white dove, to disarm the world of nuclear weapons! You have eight "Peace Doves, each able to disarm one of the eight countries possessing nuclear weapons.

For instructions on how to play the game, click on the HELP button found at the bottom of the game window.

Reading: "The Development and Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons"

- The Birth of the Atomic Age
- The Spread of Nuclear Weapons 1945-1968
- Preventing the Spread of Nuclear Weapons
- Other Non-Proliferation Agreements
- The Illegal Nuclear Weapons States
- Nuclear Weapons and the Nobel Prize

Read "The Development and Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons" »

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