nuclear stability

nuclear stability

[′nü·klē·ər stə′bil·əd·ē]
(nuclear physics)
The ability of an isotope to resist decay or fission.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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As the United States has opted out of the consequential Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty with Russia, the future of nuclear stability in the world is in question again.
The Iran deal has so far brought more nuclear stability than nuclear turbulence to the region.
The AJK president said the world today faces numerous challenges, like, the war on terror, issues of nuclear stability and non-proliferation, climate change, economic disparity and the rise of ethnic nationalism.
Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhary talking about the nuclear order and its impact on nuclear stability said that the Grand Bargain in NPT has not been honored by the possessor of the nuclear weapon states (NPT NWS).
Strategic Stability is a complex term associated with the nuclear weapon most often engross various other stabilities in its core but is tantamount to Nuclear Stability. The word Strategic is allied with the Stability to convey the nuance of Stability bring forth by Strategic Weapons.
Ninth and more abstract, a case can be made for the arrival of cognitive deterrence as an umbrella term to refer to present and future challenges to nuclear stability and security.
American nuclear advances threaten to start a new arms race and change the logic of mutually assured destruction, which has undergirded nuclear stability since the 1950s.
Director South Asia at Atlantic Council Bharat Gopalaswamy said that though worst assumptions of western think tanks about Pakistan and India proved to be overblown, but it remained a fact that both countries have to deal with same set of challenges relating to nuclear stability, safety and security.
In simple words, had India become a member of the NSG without having signed the NPT, it would have no constraints in diverting nuclear material obtained from nuclear suppliers to military use, which would have had a far-reaching impact on strategic and nuclear stability in the region.
counter-space; Chinese counterspace; cyberwar; and nuclear stability. RAND's analysts use an array of models to assess the outcome of conflict in each mission area, highlighting the changing balance over time in "stoplight" charts that convey U.S.
Pakistan's focus is on trade, investment, energy, technology, education and agriculture to facilitate economic growth and social welfare, with a continuous affirmation of nuclear stability and safety.
"As responsible nuclear state, Pakistan will remain actively engaged with the international community on nuclear stability and security issues," the NCA resolved.