Archive for December, 2016

North Korea’s Nuclear Hopes Have Surged, Defector Says

North Korea’s Nuclear Hopes Have Surged, Defector Says

A senior North Korean official who defected to the South told reporters on Tuesday that the North viewed 2017 as the best time to advance its nuclear program because...

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World War Three, By Mistake

World War Three, By Mistake

On June 3, 1980, at about two-thirty in the morning, computers at the National Military Command Center, beneath the Pentagon, at the headquarters of the North American...

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Reagan must be spinning in grave over Trump nuke bluster <p style='font size:14px'>By Will Bunch</p>

Reagan must be spinning in grave over Trump nuke bluster

By Will Bunch

Ever notice President Obama’s hair — and how gray it’s gotten over the last eight years? It’s not because he joined the Gray Hair Club for...

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Trump’s Nuclear Weapons Tweet, Translated and Explained

Trump’s Nuclear Weapons Tweet, Translated and Explained

The last time the United States declared its nuclear weapons policy, in 2010, it required a year of deliberation and a fussed-over 64-page report to set it out....

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No one can stop President Trump from using nuclear weapons <p style='font size:14px'>By Alex Wellerstein</p>

No one can stop President Trump from using nuclear weapons

By Alex Wellerstein

Sometime in the next few weeks, Donald Trump will be briefed on the procedures for how to activate the U.S. nuclear arsenal, if he hasn’t already learned about...

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