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I’ve studied nuclear war for 35 years — you should be worried. | Brian Toon | TEDxMileHigh

TEDx Talks Published on Feb 1, 2018 For the first time in decades, it’s hard to ignore the threat of nuclear war. But as long as you’re far from the blast, you’re safe, right? Wrong. In this sobering talk, atmospheric … Continue reading

Does Trump’s nuclear plan increase the chance of conflict?

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Noam Chomsky on Donald Trump and the prospect of nuclear war

ABC News (Australia) Published on Feb 7, 2018 American intellectual and public figure Noam Chomksy is well-known for his articulate criticisms of US politics, foreign interference, and the global economy. Professor Chomsky is a long-time professor of linguistics and philosophy … Continue reading

Mattis defends President’s nuclear policy

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Rise of other world powers spurs plans for new US nuclear missile

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Head of Nobel Peace Prize-Winning Group: Trump’s Nuclear Policy “Puts Us on Path Tow ard Nuclear War”

Undoing the New Deal: Eisenhower Builds an Arsenal of Nuclear Weapons and a Cabinet of Millionaires

TheRealNews Published on Jan 29, 2018 Historian Peter Kuznick says that in spite of his famous warning, Eisenhower can be called the father of the industrial-military complex; when he takes office, the U.S. has a 1,000 nuclear weapons, when he … Continue reading

India’s Nuclear Safeguards: Not Fit for Purpose | Belfer Center for Scienc e and International Affairs

John Carlson | January 2018 Currently, the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is considering India’s application for membership. In this context NSG members are reportedly discussing membership criteria for states not party to the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT), including a requirement … Continue reading

VICE on HBO Season 2: Playing with Nuclear Fire and No Man Left Behind (Episode 10)

VICE Published on Feb 20, 2015 Three years after the Tohoku earthquake in Japan, citizens and the international community are left wondering if Japan really does have the situation in Fukushima under control. Then, Ryan Duffy talks with veterans from … Continue reading

NYT: Pentagon Proposes Widening Permissible Use of Nuclear Weapons

Jan 17, 2018 The New York Times reports that the Pentagon is proposing widening the permissible use of nuclear weapons to include responding to cyberattacks and other non-nuclear attacks to U.S. infrastructure. The Pentagon has already outlined this expanded nuclear … Continue reading