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unilateralism


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Literally ‘one‐sidedness’, although unilateralists protested vigorously in the 1980s when opponents so translated it. A British movement against domestic involvement with nuclear weapons. All unilateralists have opposed British nuclear weapons, arguing inter alia that they are unnecessary for national security, positively destabilizing to international security, a bar on progress in disarmament, or immoral.

The most important unilateralist organization has been the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND).

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