September 26, Stanislav Petrov Day, is as good a time as any to celebrate the ordinary officers who took a stand when it counted to prevent hundreds of millions of deaths. And it’s a good a time as any to remember that as long as the US and Russia retain...
The Trump administration’s new nuclear strategy includes a provision that is truly bonkers, an idea that could actually increase the probability of a nuclear war. . Join us for a free forum exploring the implications.
This – precisely this – was what alarmed us most about the prospect of Donald Trump becoming president: that he was sufficiently reckless, impulsive and stupid to bring the world to the brink of nuclear war.
As Trump faces down North Korea, it’s alarming to think that most of the world’s nuclear warheads are now in the hands of men who are prepared to use them
Arguing the lasting benefits of slavery and genocide would get most people shunned from polite society, but the atomic attacks are rarely discussed without first acknowledging their overall benefits.