nuclear potential


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nuclear potential

[′nü·klē·ər pə′ten·chəl]
(nuclear physics)
The potential energy of a nuclear particle as a function of its position in the field of a nucleus or of another nuclear particle.
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Its nuclear potential is exclusively for the rationale of prevention of belligerence and defence of sovereignty.
Pakistan is a hindrance and a military solution or covert war is not advisable owing to Pakistan's existing military capability and nuclear potential.
Over Pakistan's relation with the China and Iran, he said there was no rivalry between China and the US on the issue of increasing PakChina trade or bilateral relations, adding that international community is involved in the case of Iran which has nuclear potential and Iran will
But what if Iran believes it has enough nuclear potential and the time has come for a strategic pause in its nuclear program?
In contrast, in the West Bank it's much more difficult to control the nuclear potential.
How can we take seriously this idea about cuts in strategic nuclear potential while the United States is developing its potential to intercept this strategic potential?
Israel has repeatedly warned that it would not permit the transfer of advanced weapons or chemical agents from Syria's arsenal to Hizbullah or to any other militant groups, while also cautioning against Iran's nuclear potential.
Manmohan Singh today said that like all other countries which have nuclear power or access to nuclear power, Iran too has the right to use its nuclear potential for peaceful purposes.
Hoping for the best results from talks in Istanbul and Almaty must be set against technical data indicating that, unless its activities change quickly, Iran's nuclear potential will be much stronger by, say, August of this year, a consequence of talks failing to stop Iran's increased technical sophistication and mounting stockpiles of enriched material.
For decades the country has pursued ties with countries that have nuclear potential, such as Iran.
This was felt more acutely by Islamabad after Washington signed a comprehensive civil nuclear deal with New Delhi some years ago, raising fears that India could divert part of its expanded nuclear potential to military use.
And granted: I've broken my silence because I'm sick of the West's hypocrisy; and I hope too that many may be freed from their silence, may demand that those responsible for the open danger we face renounce the use of force, may insist that the governments of both Iran and Israel allow an international authority free and open inspection of the nuclear potential and capability of both.