Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: International humanitarian law and nuclear weapons

In 1996, the International Court of Justice issued an opinion that the use of nuclear weapons is scarcely
reconcilable with international humanitarian law and concluded that nations have an obligation to pursue
good-faith negotiations leading to disarmament. Not only does international law preclude the use of nuclear weapons, but it also precludes threats to use nuclear weapons.

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