Nuclear Weapons Must Be Safe from Cyber Threats

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June
8

To keep costs down, one of our national laboratories used $5.00 off-the-shelf capacitors for a nuclear warhead modernization program. But tests later revealed the parts did not meet the high standards and reliability requirements for nuclear weapons components. A Department …

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N. Korea fires ballistic missiles as nuclear test threat looms

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June
5

North Korea fired multiple ballistic missiles on Sunday in an exercise that adds to its record pace of launches for the year, and as the U.S. warned Pyongyang may soon conduct its first nuclear weapons test since 2017. Multiple missiles …

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Can the World Avoid Catastrophe at the Cyber-Nuclear Nexus?

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June
5

Anxieties about the dangers inherent in nuclear weapons were the defining feature of the Cold War era. On the negative side, the entire period was characterized by acute fears that the superpower tension would escalate into a nuclear exchange, existential …

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Could China Use Nuclear Weapons in War Over Taiwan?

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June
2

In May, a group of experts, including former U.S. officials and sitting members of Congress, conducted an hours-long war game to simulate a potential U.S.-China battle over Taiwan in five years’ time. The exercise—common in the Pentagon and at research …

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Russia Holds Nuclear Drills as Biden Sends Rockets to Ukraine

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June
1

Russia is holding nuclear drills in the Ivanovo province, northeast of Mosco, Russian sources reported. Interfax, an independent Russian news agency, cited the Russian Ministry of Defense as confirming the drills were being held by nuclear forces on Russian soil. …

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We Have No Nuclear Strategy

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June
1

Americans have had a long respite from thinking about nuclear war. The Cold War ended more than 30 years ago, when the Soviet Union was dismantled and replaced by the Russian Federation and more than a dozen other countries. China …

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