China Now Understands What a Nuclear Rivalry Looks Like

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February
16

The prospect of nuclear war doesn’t get much attention these days outside of think tanks, intelligence agencies, and generals’ quarters. The world’s Cold War nuclear nightmare faded with the collapse of the Soviet Union three decades ago. The notion that …

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Experts: North Korea May Be Ready for ICBM Deployment

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February
12

Experts say an undeclared North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile base near China, detected via satellite imagery, indicates that Pyongyang has expanded its locations from which it can deploy long-range missiles to attack the U.S. mainland. North Korea has diversified the …

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Ukraine and the Threat of Nuclear War

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February
9

As the crisis in Ukraine deepens, it is appropriate to consider what the actual consequences of war there might be. An armed conventional conflict in Ukraine would be a terrible humanitarian disaster. Last week, US government officials estimated that the …

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US gunning for nuclear edge in military satellite race

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February
8

The United States seeks to deploy nuclear fission engines in its military satellites , making them more maneuverable, speedier and able to evade anti-satellite weapons. Nuclear propulsion would give satellites effective maneuver warfare capabilities in space, increasing their flexibility for …

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N.Korea grows nuclear program, profits from cyberattacks — UN report

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February
6

North Korea continued to develop its nuclear and ballistic missile programs during the past year and cyberattacks on cryptocurrency exchanges were an important revenue source for Pyongyang, according to an excerpt of a confidential United Nations report seen on Saturday …

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Exclusive: Ukraine Crisis Could Lead to Nuclear War Under New Strategy

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February
4

Three thousand American troops are headed to Europe, with thousands more on stand-by in response to the Kremlin’s threats against Ukraine. President Joe Biden is pondering further actions—and as U.S.-Russia tensions rise, a new American nuclear war plan, previously unknown, …

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