Putin’s Nuclear Threats Are a Wake-Up Call for the World

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March
15

He threatened any country that interfered in his invasion of Ukraine with “consequences greater than any you have faced in history.” He placed his nuclear forces on high alert and held exercises with them. And then he proclaimed that Western …

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Why New Technology Is Making Nuclear Arms Control Harder

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March
15

The risks associated with nuclear weapons are rising once again, the heads of three U.S. intelligence agencies told lawmakers last week, as Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine intensified. It wasn’t supposed to be this way. At the end of the …

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How likely is it that Russia will launch a nuclear attack?

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March
12

Vladimir Putin put Russia’s strategic nuclear weapons forces on high alert on Sunday, prompting fears over what could happen next in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. The Russian president blamed “unfriendly actions in the economic sphere”, a reference to …

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Vladimir Putin’s Nuclear Weapons Already Transformed the Ukraine War

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March
12

Vladimir Putin’s nuclear weapons have no military utility in the Ukraine war—yet they’ve already transformed the battlefield. At midnight on Monday, February 27, Russian armed forces carried out President Putin’s order and placed their nuclear forces into a “special service …

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‘Limited’ Tactical Nuclear Weapons Would Be Catastrophic

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March
10

Since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin has given orders to increase the alert level of Russia’s nuclear forces and has made veiled nuclear threats. The blatant aggression against Ukraine has shocked Europe and the world. …

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U.S. Intelligence Officials Say Nuclear Threat ‘Is Increasing

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March
9

On February 27, day four of his war on Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered Russia’s military to put its nuclear weapons on “special alert,” given what he called “aggressive statements” from NATO nations. His “special alert” announcement came a …

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Nuclear reactors in a war zone: A new type of weapon?

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March
8

As the tragedy in Ukraine unfolds before the world with each day darker than the next, Russian saber rattling with nuclear weapons is only a part of the nuclear concern. Reported increases in radiation levels at Chernobyl and fires at …

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Report to Congress on Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons

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March
8

Recent debates about U.S. nuclear weapons have questioned what role weapons with shorter ranges and lower yields can play in addressing emerging threats in Europe and Asia. These weapons, often referred to as nonstrategic nuclear weapons, have not been limited …

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