How Cyber Ops Increase the Risk of Accidental Nuclear War

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April
22

The risk of the United States and China going to war, leading to a nuclear exchange, is growing by the day. Cyber operations by either or both countries increase the risk significantly, as each side is tempted to use cyber …

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Why U.S. Bombers Might Have to Go Back on Nuclear Alert

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April
22

The head of the U.S. Strategic Command will ask bombers to go back on nuclear alert status if the Pentagon doesn’t replace the Minuteman-III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Adm. Charles Richard made the comments during a discussion of the nuclear …

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Reducing U.S. Reliance on Nuclear Weapons While Others Do Not

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April
20

The Biden administration recently directed the U.S. Departments of Defense and State, among others, to create U.S. policy that will “…reduce the role of nuclear weapons in our national security strategy…”[1] The directive does not detail how the United States …

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NATO Keeps Wary Eye on Russia’s Military Buildup in the Arctic

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April
19

Not all countries regret global warming. Take Russia for example: the country is actively pitching its Northern Sea Route, poised to connect Europe with Asia, as a viable alternative to the Suez Canal for maritime commerce. However, satellite imagery is …

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As NATO Meets, Ukraine Says Russia Could Store Nuclear Weapons in Crimea

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April
19

Ukraine’s defence minister accused Russia on Wednesday of preparing to potentially store nuclear weapons in Crimea and warned that Moscow could attack Ukraine to ensure water supplies for the annexed peninsula. Andrii Taran, speaking just before an emergency NATO meeting …

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