The New Nuclear Threat

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August
19

The cold war ended peacefully, and the deployed nuclear arsenals of the US and Russia have been reduced by nearly 90 percent, but we are not safer today—quite the reverse. After decades of building just enough weapons to deter attack, …

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It’s 2020 And We Need To Talk About Nuclear Warheads

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August
14

Some people consider them a vestige of a bygone era. Something that went away with the collapse of the Soviet Union or the introduction of total American, geopolitcal hegemony. But they haven’t gone anywhere and in some ways, may have …

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Why America Is Modernizing Its Nuclear Weapons Forces

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August
13

The Commander of the U.S. Military’s Nuclear Weapons force could not have been clearer when he flatly stated that, “we didn’t start an arms race.” “I don’t understand the criticism that we are starting an arms race. Fifteen years ago …

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China’s growing nuclear strength worries the Pentagon

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August
3

It’s no big secret that the United States’ strategic deterrent will be tested in ways that it hasn’t been before over the coming years. Specifically, China’s burgeoning military growth, on land, on the sea, and in the air is a …

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Russia conducts space-based anti-satellite weapons test

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August
3

U.S. Space Command has evidence that Russia conducted a non-destructive test of a space-based anti-satellite weapon. On July 15, Russia injected a new object into orbit from Cosmos 2543, currently Satellite Catalog Number 45915 in Space-Track.org. Russia released this object …

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A New Nuclear Model Could Upend How Countries Count Bombs

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August
1

Nuclear analysts from the U.S. and Russia settled on a new method to account for atomic weapons that may shrink estimates on the size of North Korea’s arsenal and could be used to aid future disarmament. Accounting for nuclear material …

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