How Not to Blunder Into a Nuclear War

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June
10

Current U.S. strategic doctrine is dangerously misguided, so much so that it actually makes nuclear war more likely. That’s the conclusion of an essential new book by former Secretary of Defense William Perry and Tom Collina, the Director of Policy …

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U.S. Air Force Is Getting Ready To Receive New Nuclear Weapons

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June
8

Now the command is in the beginning of a modernization effort costing tens of billions of dollars. New B-21 stealth bombers are slated to supplant the B-1s and B-2s starting in the mid-2020s. The Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent rocket, a replacement …

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Putin signs Russia’s nuclear deterrent policy

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June
2

President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday endorsed Russia’s nuclear deterrent policy which allows him to use atomic weapons in response to a conventional strike targeting the nation’s critical government and military infrastructure. By including a non-nuclear attack as a possible trigger …

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India Has Lots of Nuclear Weapons

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June
2

“India is estimated to have produced enough military plutonium for 150 to 200 nuclear warheads, but has likely produced only 130 to 140,” according to Hans Kristensen and Matt Korda of the Nuclear Information Project at the Federation of American …

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Russia’s Arctic Empire

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June
1

Moscow sent a spectacular message last month to the world’s other Arctic powers: Russia is determined to dominate the region. Russian transport aircraft, breaking the record for the highest altitude jump ever, parachuted a group of their Spetsnaz (Special Forces) …

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