Dragons, nuclear weapons, and Game of Thrones

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April
15

On the surface, Game of Thrones is merely another cable television series with the requisite battles, backstabbing court intrigue, and scantily clad (or unclad) characters. But it has deeper meanings with a surprising number of lessons about peace and security …

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Why President Trump’s Executive Order on EMP Preparedness Is Huge

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April
2

The Executive Order on Coordinating National Resilience to Electromagnetic Threats mandates that the White House take charge of national EMP preparedness… Traditionally, cabinet departments – including DOE and DHS – have a long history of playing down the seriousness of …

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Russia’s New Nuclear Missiles Squeeze Response Time

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April
1

Russia in particular is teasing terrifying new missiles that—if they work—could bypass the U.S.’s elaborate system of ground- and satellite-based defenses. “The Russians really hate missile defense,” says Jeffrey Lewis, a nuclear policy expert and professor at the Middlebury Institute …

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