INF Treaty talks between Russia and the U.S. fail at summit

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January
31

The United States and Russia announced Thursday that they had failed to reconcile their differences over a Cold War-era nuclear pact, something some experts warn could spark a new arms race in Europe. The U.S. accuses Russia of violating the …

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China preparing for World War III, warns US senator

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January
31

Republican Senator James Inhofe of Oklahoma has said what many fear: China’s military build-up in the South China Sea looks as though it is “preparing for World War III”. His blunt statement came during a Senate hearing yesterday discussing the …

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Warren, Smith introduce bill to bar US from using nuclear weapons first

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January
31

Two key Democratic lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday that would ensure the U.S. does not fire nuclear weapons first in a potential future war. House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a 2020 presidential hopeful and Senate …

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US Report to Congress on Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons

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January
30

The following is the Jan. 17, 2019 Congressional Research Service report, Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons. From the report: Recent debates about U.S. nuclear weapons have questioned what role weapons with shorter ranges and lower yields can play in addressing emerging threats …

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China, Russia Building Super-EMP Bombs for ‘Blackout Warfare’

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January
29

Several nations, including China and Russia, are building powerful nuclear bombs designed to produce super-electromagnetic pulse (EMP) waves capable of devastating all electronics—from computers to electric grids—for hundreds of miles, according to a newly-released congressional study… “Nuclear EMP attack is …

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In Trump’s World, Nukes Are Self-Defense

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January
29

Facing the reality of a nuclear North Korea, worsening relations with ostensible ally South Korea, and an unpredictable partner in Washington, Japan’s government is ramping up its military defenses, shedding many of its postwar taboos. Could the ban on nuclear …

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The Future of War

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January
28

Take a Predator drone. This is a semi-autonomous weapon. It can fly itself much of the time. However, there is still a soldier, typically in a container in Nevada, in over all control. And importantly, it is still a soldier …

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Could U.S. Warships in Taiwan Strait Trigger an EMP Attack?

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January
28

As far back as 1996, the communist Chinese government knew that the United States was vulnerable to a nuclear Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) set off in the atmosphere above the country. An article published by the Peoples’ Liberation Army (PLA) — …

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Putin and the Apocalypse

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January
27

At the end of last year, President Vladimir Putin announced that Russia had completed final testing of an “invincible” new hypersonic nuclear-capable missile, the Avangard, calling it “the best New Year’s gift” for his country. With Putin seeming to up …

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