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Comforter or threat?

OSLO (SE): The awarding of the Nobel Prize for Peace to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) in Oslo on December 12 has re-sparked a seven-decades-old debate over whether such weapons of mass destruction are a threat to humanity or a protective shield to comfort in the face of other threats.
 
At least 122 nations believe that they are a threat, as demonstrated by a vote in the United Nations (UN) earlier this year that proposed the UN Treaty on the Banning of Nuclear Weapons.
 

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