A NUCLEAR SECRET DELIVERS A LESSON IN PEACE
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A NUCLEAR SECRET DELIVERS A LESSON IN PEACE

South Africa was the first country to dismantle its nuclear weapons – weapons that the world did not know it had. Historian Dr Anna-Mart van Wyk has tracked her country’s journey from international pariah to role model.As the world expert on the political history of the South African apartheid regime’s secret nuclear weapons program, Monash South Africa’s Dr Anna-Mart van Wyk has become familiar with government and defence force archives in both South Africa and the US. The documents she has tirelessly tracked down and studied have cast new light on the politics behind the program, which remained hidden through the 1980s until it was voluntarily – but still secretly – dismantled in 1990. Confirmation that the program ever existed only came in 1993 when then-President F.

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A NUCLEAR SECRET DELIVERS A LESSON IN PEACE