Huron County prepared for nuclear war in 1962

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February
28

For 45 years, during the Cold War, the world was terrorized by the threat of nuclear war. With tensions reaching a boiling point between the United States and the Soviet Union over Berlin, Vietnam, and Cuba, the year 1962 was …

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Defense Officials Outline Hypersonics Development Strategy

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February
28

The Defense Department has identified hypersonics as one of the highest priority modernization areas, as Russia and China develop their own capable systems. Hypersonic systems are able to travel on extended flights within the upper atmosphere — 80,000 to 200,000 …

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Gorbachev urges Putin, Biden to aim for deeper curbs on nuclear weapons

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February
27

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev on Saturday urged Russia’s Vladimir Putin and new US President Joe Biden to push for deeper restrictions on nuclear weapons. Tensions soared between the two nations under previous US leader Donald Trump, fuelled by allegations …

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No Way Out: Why Nuclear Modernization Is Necessary

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February
27

Last week I participated in an online panel about modernizing the U.S. strategic arsenal sponsored by the Advanced Nuclear Weapons Alliance. ANWA, as it is called, is one of the few think tanks in Washington that focuses on the enduring …

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Signs Iran’s nuclear weapons program never halted

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February
25

Samples collected by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) at two Iranian sites where Tehran has not reported any nuclear activity showed traces of radioactivity. Although the IAEA refrained from naming the sites in its quarterly report of June 5, …

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Nuclear Warfare or Cyber Warfare: Which Is the Bigger Threat?

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February
24

A strategist provides the decision-maker with at least three options: the most likely option, the least likely option and the most dangerous option. This methodology applies to all strategists, regardless of their discipline—national security, diplomacy, economics, health care, home affairs. …

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