What happens to the Space Force after the Trump administration?

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December
15

President Trump has a penchant for grandiose promises that go unfulfilled. So when he announced a plan to establish a Space Force, there was some skepticism. Then-Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), ranking member on a Senate committee that deals with aviation …

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Could Vast Bunkers Really Save Russia From a Nuclear War?

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December
13

According to Russia’s Ministry of Emergency Situations, in the event of a nuclear attack on Moscow, there is space in underground facilities for all of the population. While this is a very bold claim, Moscow is famous for the massive …

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Ray: US Needs to Balance Nuclear Upgrades, Arms Control

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December
13

China’s nascent identity as a nuclear power and Russia’s nuclear modernization plan underscore the continued need for America’s nuclear triad, the head of Air Force Global Strike Command said Dec. 10. “There’s a myth out there that nukes are less …

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Air Defense: Aegis/SM-3 Cancels ICBM

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December
12

In November 2020 a U.S. Navy destroyer used a SM-3 Block IIA anti-missile missile to intercept an air-launched ICBM type target over the Pacific. This new version of the SM-3 anti-missile missile was developed jointly by the U.S. and Japan. …

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How Russia worked to undermine UN bioweapons investigations

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December
11

This past October, while much of the world’s focus was on the raging coronavirus pandemic and the US presidential election, Russian diplomats introduced a highly controversial resolution to the General Assembly of the United Nations, one that would have weakened …

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Nuclear risks are growing, and there’s only one real solution

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December
10

No country has made military use of a nuclear bomb since the United States dropped the second one, on Nagasaki. “One of humanity’s remarkable achievements,” the conservative columnist George Will called it. But do we imagine that this pause will …

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The dangerous dance of dealing with a nuclear North Korea

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December
10

Resolving the nuclear issue with North Korea is a priority national security issue for the United States. After 26 years of negotiations, North Korea reportedly has between 20 and 60 nuclear weapons, and is capable of mating them to missiles …

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