Time to Pull US Nuclear Weapons Out of Turkey

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May
17

Storing nuclear weapons close to trouble is a bad idea, and giving Ankara a shared finger on the nuclear trigger is rapidly losing its charm. Amid the recent self-congratulatory celebrations of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s 70th anniversary, there was …

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Nuclear Weapons Are Getting Less Predictable, and More Dangerous

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May
16

On Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met his counterpart, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, to discuss, among many things, the prospect of a new, comprehensive nuclear-weapons treaty with Russia and China. At the same time, the Pentagon is …

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Russia Warns U.S. is Preparing to Use Nuclear Weapons in Europe

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May
14

“[The U.S. is] preparing to use nuclear weapons in Europe with the involvement of non-nuclear states,” Vladimir Yermakov, the head of the Foreign Ministry’s department of arms control and nonproliferation, was quoted as saying on Tuesday. “Sadly, some countries dependent …

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335 Million Dead: If America Launched an All-Out Nuclear War

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May
13

A major draw of U.S. nuclear weapons to Soviet cities would have also been the presence of local airports, which would have functioned as dispersal airfields for nuclear-armed bombers. On the other hand, the Soviet attack would largely hit ICBM …

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Institute’s ‘Junk Science’ Report Misses on EMP Threat

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May
8

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) represents itself as independent, but is funded by the electric power industry… EPRI’s latest report dismissing the threat from nuclear electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack “High-Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse and the Bulk Power System” repackages false …

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The EMP Executive Order — Where Were Bush and Obama?

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May
7

Alarmingly, in the military doctrines of potential adversaries, nuclear EMP attack is considered a dimension of cyber warfare, because EMP is not directly injurious to people, only to electronics… Yet EMP, like a super-energetic radio wave that can destroy all …

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Why You Should Fear China’s Nuclear Weapons

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May
7

In 2006, China said that it was “progressively improving its force structure” of both nuclear and conventional missiles. This is exactly what has happened. This expansion of Chinese nuclear capability has occurred despite the fact that the U.S. drastically reduced …

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Is The Pentagon Exaggerating Russian Tactical Nuclear Weapons?

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May
7

Washington is buzzing with warnings that Russia is increasing its number of non-strategic nuclear weapons. The Trump administration’s Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) is clear and unequivocal: “Russia’s non-strategic nuclear weapons modernization is increasing the total number of such weapons in …

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China won’t join talks on trilateral nuclear disarmament deal: FM

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May
6

China will not participate in negotiations on any trilateral nuclear disarmament agreement, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Monday. The United States recently raised the possibility of reaching a trilateral arms control deal with Russia and China, according to media reports. …

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