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A report just published by the British American Security Information Council analyses on-going developments in the nuclear weapons of all the nuclear-weapon countries apart from the United Kingdom. The report shows that nuclear-weapon powers are steadily improving the quality of their weapons.
 
 
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Frank Barnaby, a nuclear physicist, worked at the: Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, Aldermaston (1951-57); University College, London

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