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The AK-47: the gun of choice for revolutionaries around the world?

The AK-47: the gun of choice for revolutionaries around the world?

Posted by hi29 at May 08, 2014 05:05 PM |

What has the development of the AK-47 meant for war and violence around the world? Dr Jon Moran from the Department of Politics and International Relations examines the development of this pivotal weapon, and what its use has meant throughout history.

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The nuclear bomb: destroyers of planets?

The nuclear bomb: destroyers of planets?

Posted by arj13 at Sep 10, 2013 11:55 AM |

The nuclear bomb was first demonstrated at a test site in the New Mexico desert in July 1945, and was first used in battle a month later by the United States against targets in Japan. Since this time, nuclear weapons have not been used in war – leading to the establishment of a ‘nuclear taboo’ - although several thousand nuclear tests have taken place around the globe.

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