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a competition between nations to have the most powerful armaments

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This arms race will be at least as expensive as the arms race we had during the Cold War, which is a lot of money.
Budish and coauthors demonstrate that this arms race is the result of exchanges' use of "continuous-limit-order-book" design (that is, orders are taken continuously and placed when the asset reaches the order's stipulated price).
The CSTO leaders asked to note the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and repeated their devotion to their good-will liabilities to hold discussions on proper steps to stop the arms race in the recent future.
pushes ahead with AI weapon development, a global arms race is virtually
The feeling is that our colleagues from NATO countries are pushing us into an arms race," RIA news agency quoted Russian Deputy Defence Minister Anatoly Antonov as saying on the sidelines of the arms fair.
How could Russia accept that an arms race was beyond the pale, except if the purpose was to create and encourage a mini Cold War?
The ministry expressed its concern that the expansion of US defense missile systems in South Korea could spark an arms race in Asia and complicate negotiations with North Korea in regard to its nuclear capabilities.
Minister for Kashmir Affairs said Pakistan is a peaceful country and oppose arms race in the region.
These weapons have evolved as the result of biological arms races lasting millions of years.
bishops have accelerated their opposition to the arms race and spoken out strongly on conscientious objection and the Vietnam War.
Meanwhile, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had announced that Russia is not planning any arms race, but the country will be "well-protected" with means he did not specify.
2 ( ANI ): The outgoing High Commissioner of Pakistan to India, Salman Bashir on Monday said that Pakistan does not believe in a nuclear arms race or any arms race with India or any other nation, and added that strategic restraint is the answer
Churchill's Bomb: How the United States Overtook Britain in the First Nuclear Arms Race comes from a science historian who reveals how the British began research into nuclear physics man years before Americans and Germans realized the importance and applications of such studies.
The problem is that competing at this level requires attracting the best high school athletes, which in turn requires being competitive in what everybody acknowledges is an arms race.
and Siracusa (human security and international diplomacy, Melbourne Institute of Technology) present in two volumes a global history of the nuclear arms race since World War II.