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What would a tactical nuke strike actually look like?

Political Fallout Some media reports that China is very much against the idea of using nuclear weapons. Other media reports that the US has threatened to enter the war with a conventional strike if ...
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What would a tactical nuke strike actually look like?

Tactical nuke attack would not unavidably lead to nuclear war. It is not a nuclear attack against any nuclear powers. It is a minor nuclear attack on a battlefield. Case is similar to the disuputed ...
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What would a tactical nuke strike actually look like?

First of all, how would a tactical nuclear strike would look like? I only see two possible options: demonstration: draw some actual 'red line' and launch a couple of nukes once it is crossed, sort ...
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What would a tactical nuke strike actually look like?

Disclaimer: There apparently is some terminology of "tactical nukes" and "strategic nukes" that can at times refer to their usage in warfare as well as to broad classes of nukes, ...
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What would a tactical nuke strike actually look like?

How would a tactical nuke strike actually look like? A true tactical use of nuclear weapons, according to Russian doctrine, would see a point on the Ukrainian front line hit with a low yield nuclear ...
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How is the Russian invasion of Ukraine different from what the USA has done multiple times in the past?

On 30 September 2022, Russia, amid an ongoing invasion of Ukraine, unilaterally declared its annexation of areas in and around four Ukrainian oblasts—Donetsk, Kherson, Luhansk and Zaporizhzhia. The ...
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What is Putin's stance on United States invading Syria and overthrowing the Assad regime?

On 12 October, Putin appealed to members of the American-led intervention in Syria to join the Russian military intervention in the Syrian Civil War, highlighting the legality of Russia's intervention ...
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How is the Russian invasion of Ukraine different from what the USA has done multiple times in the past?

But the USA has a history of invasions or wars which have also resulted in civilian deaths and violations of human rights. It's pretty much impossible to prevent civilian deaths in any major war. ...
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How is the Russian invasion of Ukraine different from what the USA has done multiple times in the past?

The lack of effort to even pretend it's something else? Like the U.S. lied about their reasons to go to war and create regime change, but they left a paper trail of going through the UN, establishing ...
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How is the Russian invasion of Ukraine different from what the USA has done multiple times in the past?

It was much longer ago. I think it was about 1887 when this mostly ended, and the world is much different today. USA was, indeed, taking the lands of Native Americans forcefully, making fake peace ...
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How is the Russian invasion of Ukraine different from what the USA has done multiple times in the past?

One of the most obvious differences as of 2024 is that Russia has formally annexed 4 Ukrainian regions, which they don't fully occupy yet. And Putin now insists there can be no peace unless Ukrainian ...
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How does the June 2024 Ukraine peace summit hope to achieve peace, if Russia is not invited?

The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs publishes a website about this summit, whose Q/A section writes: What led to Switzerland hosting the Summit on Peace in Ukraine? During President ...
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How does the June 2024 Ukraine peace summit hope to achieve peace, if Russia is not invited?

Providing an international stage to the Ukrainian President is also a public way of showing the Ukrainian people (and the world) how much the west supports them. Without the backing of the west, ...
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How does the June 2024 Ukraine peace summit hope to achieve peace, if Russia is not invited?

Ukraine has refrained from rejecting China’s efforts to assert itself as would-be peacemaker in Russia’s war against that country. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy welcomed some elements of the ...
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How does the June 2024 Ukraine peace summit hope to achieve peace, if Russia is not invited?

The summit is an attempt to show solidarity and support of Ukraine. Currently, there are no terms Ukraine and Russia would both accept. They aren't even close. Russia would rather fight than leave ...
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How does the June 2024 Ukraine peace summit hope to achieve peace, if Russia is not invited?

For peace (or at least absence of open war) it is not necessary for parties to agree. It is only necessary that they no longer see war as worthwhile. One item that might very well be discussed at a ...
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What makes the war in Ukraine exceptional?

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 marked a dramatic escalation of the eight-year-old conflict that began with Russia’s annexation of Crimea and signified a historic turning point for ...
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Does Germany have a strict definition of what a military target is as it allows Western-supplied weapons to strike military targets in Russia?

The basis of the report and the discussions about weapons use is a press release of the speaker of the German government from last Friday: Die Ukrainerinnen und Ukrainer kämpfen um ihr Land und ihre ...
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Is there any treaty that forbids the use of nuclear weapons in open air?

In short. Nukes tests prohibited by Treaty of 1963, called "Moscow Treaty". The Treaty prohibits tests in open air, cosmic and water sides. But not underground. And the US for example used ...
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Why do Polish people view Russia unfavorably?

This conflict had started since the time, when Ivan the 4th was dead(or poisoned), and after Russia tsar's generation had cutted. That time called The time of Troubles or Smuta literally "unclear&...
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Is there any treaty that forbids the use of nuclear weapons in open air?

Undoubtedly, since Russia is a signatory to the 1963 Partial Test Ban Treaty The Partial Test Ban Treaty (PTBT), formally known as the 1963 Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests in the Atmosphere, in ...
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Why do Polish people view Russia unfavorably?

Poles and Russians have historically been enemies because they shared a border and Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth fought Muscovy in many wars. They both also contested the Ukraine in the 17-18th ...
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Is there any treaty that forbids the use of nuclear weapons in open air?

There were attempts to have a ban on nuclear explosion tests. Unfortunately all 44 countries using nuclear technology have to ratify it and as of right now only 41 have signed and only 35 have ...
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Why has NATO ignored Russia moving Estonian buoys?

Who says NATO said nothing?. Estonia is a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said he spoke with Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, saying ...
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Why has NATO ignored Russia moving Estonian buoys?

The formal answer: Major NATO reactions would start if a member invokes either Article 4 or Article 5 of the NATO treaty. The member to do that in this case would likely be Estonia. As of 2024-05-24, ...
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What is Russia's exact position on the Turkish presence in Northern Syria?

The cooperation between Moscow and Ankara in Syria is a good basis for both countries to test their political trust and learn to listen to the concerns of the other side, which have so far been ...
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