The Marshall Islands is “the mouse that roared.” It is a small island country standing up to the nuclear-armed bullies of the world saying, “enough is enough.” It is in effect saying to the nuclear-armed countries, “Friends don’t let friends drive drunk (on the false power and prestige of nuclear weapons).” The Marshall Islands is acting with courage, compassion and commitment, taking risks for all humanity. It is seeking to restore global sanity and end the overarching threat of nuclear omnicide.
The Nuclear Zero Lawsuits filed by the Marshall Islands against the nine nuclear-armed “Goliaths” have the potential to awaken the public to the current status of nuclear weapons dangers. For the most part, the public appears ignorant of or apathetic to these dangers. Awakening the public may be an even more important function of the lawsuits than the legal rulings of the courts. [Read more]
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