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  • September 6, 2007 - Israel launched an air strike in northeastern Syria. On October 13, American officials confirmed that the site was a partially built nuclear reactor.
  • September 14, 1954 - The Soviet Union conducts nuclear test at the Totskoye test range in which it purposely exposes some 45,000 military troops to the explosion and radioactive fallout, in order to examine their performance in a mock battle.
  • September 20, 1945 - The U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff embrace "first strike" atomic warfare policy.
  • September 20, 2012 - Israel rejects invitation to take part in a conference aimed at establishing a Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone scheduled to take place in Finland in late 2012.
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