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The aging Runit Dome, which stores radioactive waste from Cold War-era bomb tests in the Marshall Islands, is threatened by storms and rising sea level.
The threat comes on the heels of Trump's decision to pull the U.S. from a Cold War-era nuclear deal with Russia.
Russian official Sergei Ryabkov said the Trump administration was using the Cold War-era pact to “blackmail” the Kremlin.
Believe me, folks, it’s going to be anything but pretty.
The Pentagon plans for a perpetual three-front “Long War” against China and Russia.
Moscow is kicking out American diplomats in a tit-for-tat response to the U.S. reaction to the poisoning of a former Russian spy in the U.K.
Russia’s actions pose an existential threat. It's time we act like it.
Nuclear brinksmanship, threats of nuclear war, and similar uses of nuclear weapons to intimidate hold the potential for catastrophe.
Maintenance of the shelter system, which once entailed federal funding to stock shelters with food and water, ended decades ago.
Seven years before Navy SEALs killed him, Osama bin Laden revealed al Qaeda’s strategy against the United States. Al Qaeda
"We have avoided nuclear war not through prudent leadership but good fortune," said Beatrice Fihn, at the award ceremony in Oslo.
The sirens' reactivation comes as North Korea fired a missile on Tuesday.
The enemy of our enemy is still a war criminal.
Cross-posted from TomDispatch.com Once upon a time, long ago in another universe, the end of the world was left in the hands
Policymakers should reconsider Washington’s current strategy, which needlessly risks the lives, wealth and security of Americans.