Reducing the risks of nuclear war to humanity March 4, 2022

Ira Helfand, MD, PSR; Patricia Lewis; and Andy Haines | The Lancet

The threat of nuclear weapons ratchets up tensions and increases the anxiety and stress that every soldier, resistance fighter, civilian, and politician is experiencing. This threat is also likely to affect analysis and decision making by all parties to the conflict in regard to the potentially far-reaching impacts of decisions. Indeed, history has shown us the risks that these types of situations can pose.

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