Nuclear expert cautions against unfamiliar new nuclear age

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April
23

High-tech advances in weapons technologies and a return of ‘great power nuclear politics’, risk the world ‘sleepwalking’ into a nuclear age vastly different from the established order of the Cold War, according to new research undertaken at the University of …

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Ukraine’s Nuclear Flashpoints

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April
20

Until very recently, the prospect of nuclear weapons use by a major nuclear power has appeared relatively remote, enabling other issues—terrorism, climate change, Covid—to dominate the global agenda. But that period of relative immunity to Armageddon has drawn to a …

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How to survive a tactical nuclear bomb? Defense experts explain

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April
20

There has been widespread discussion of Russia’s threat to use tactical nuclear weapons in its war on Ukraine. Russia is estimated to have thousands of tactical nuclear weapons—possibly the world’s largest stockpile—which could be deployed at any time. The use …

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Thermobaric Weapons in Ukraine

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April
15

Since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, there have been reported sightings of Russian thermobaric rocket launchers in Ukraine. According to Oksana Markarova, Ukraine’s ambassador to the United States, Russia have already put these rockets to use. However, …

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