Nuclear Roulette from Hiroshima to the Cuban Missile Crisis

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January
19

The development and the deployment of nuclear weapons are usually based on the assumption that they enhance national security. But, in fact, as Gambling with Armageddon, Martin Sherwin’s powerful study of nuclear policy convincingly demonstrates, nuclear weapons move nations toward …

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How to shelter from a nuclear explosion

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January
17

There is no good place to be when a nuclear bomb goes off. Anything too close is instantly vaporized, and radiation can pose a serious health threat even at a distance. In between, there is another danger: the blast wave …

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North Korea has 80-90 nuclear weapons, Seoul researchers warn

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January
14

North Korea has 80 to 90 nuclear weapons and is targeting a stockpile of 300, according to a new analysis by a South Korean state-run think tank. In a report issued Thursday, the Seoul-based Korea Institute for Defense Analysis estimated …

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South Korea Now Openly Discussing Arming Itself With Nuclear Weapons

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January
13

South Korea’s president has said that his country might build nuclear weapons in response to the continuing buildup of similar weapons in North Korea. This is the most explicit announcement so far from Seoul that it’s actively considering nuclear weapons, …

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