Questioning "mutual assured destruction," Charles Kupperman called nuclear conflict "in large part a physics problem."
"People are wondering why the president would threaten them with nuclear war, when he let Vladimir Putin practically run his fingers through his hair?"
Trump has lashed out at evidence North Korea has already gone back on its promise to stop developing nuclear weapons
There’s no question that the person who brought us to the brink of war was Trump, not Kim.
Putin has often used militaristic rhetoric to mobilize support and buttress his narrative that Russia is under siege from the West.
He hadn't been in office three months when he went to Prague, capital of the Czech Republic, and delivered remarks on the world's nuclear dilemma. They proved to be of a sort that might normally have come from an antinuclear activist, not the president of the United States.
For many years now I have been enjoying the writings of Steve Berry. I became a fan with his first book, THE TEMPLAR LEGACY, and my admiration has continued through to his latest novel THE 14th COLONY.
The visualization features 2,153 nuclear detonations that have taken place.
The loss of those cities would be far more devastating to the US than the first 20. What would happen if the 20 biggest cities
The scary thing is that this could still happen today.
By R. Jeffrey Smith and Douglas Birch April 9, 2013 This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity
In its inability to signal a true commitment to nuclear disarmament, virtual deterrence is hardly ideal. But it sounds like a step in the right direction, right? Wrong.
All too often, the better part of optimism is denial; in the case of the Los Alamos National Lab project, it's on the part of the federal government about the dangers and the eye-popping cost of work proposed.
In a cruel joke at a time of supposed disarmament, the CMRR promises to be the most expensive construction project in the history of Los Alamos.
The light shining on the safety of nuclear energy as a result of the Japanese nuclear crisis has been of such powerful wattage that it's even flushing safety issues with nuclear weapons labs and manufacturing facilities out of hiding.
"The Great Atomic Power" was first recorded in 1952, the year that the hydrogen bomb was first tested. The song may have provided some comfort for those listeners aware that the nuclear arms race was at its height.