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A Primer on Analyzing Nuclear Competitions

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July
17

While identifying the challenges of nuclear competition — between the United States and Russia on the one hand, and the United States and China on the other — is a crucial first step for making strategic assessments, these strategy documents …

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Climate change isn’t our only existential threat

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July
15

America confronts a long list of critical problems and they all require urgent attention. But among them, two issues stand out: catastrophic climate change and nuclear war are unique in the threat they pose to the very survival of human …

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What Would the U.S. Do if Russia Attacked with Nuclear Weapons?

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July
10

Red lights start flashing in rapid succession, space-based infrared sensors detect a heat signature, somebody calls the President…and in what may seem like a matter of seconds, the US launches an immediate, massive counterattack. F-35s, B-2 bombers, nuclear-armed Navy submarines, …

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Ex-IAEA Official: Iran 6-8 Months Away From Nuke

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June
11

Olli Heinonen, who headed the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) security team and served as the organizations’ deputy director general, on Wednesday morning told Army Radio that Israelis on the whole are not aware of the severity of the Iranian …

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U.S. Air Force B-2 Stealth Bomber to Get New Nuclear Weapon This Year

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June
11

New weapons and technologies arming the Air Force’s stealthy B-2 bombers are expected to bring “massive firepower to even the most heavily-defended targets,” according to an official service acquisition report. Specific adjustments, as outlined by the report, include the expected …

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Will ‘wonder weapons’ defend us in an EMP attack?

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June
3

The Gravely’s Gatling gun — crucial to defend the ship from cruise missiles and other threats — uses electronically fired bullets to achieve its necessarily high rate of fire. , the ship’s radar must be turned off while the gun …

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DIA: China Doubling Nuclear Warhead Arsenal

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May
31

China is rapidly expanding its nuclear forces with new missiles, submarines, and bombers and will double its warhead stockpile in the coming decade, the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency said this week. DIA director Army Lt. Gen. Robert P. …

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