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Mikhail Gorbachev: U.S. Military an “Insurmountable Obstacle to a Nuclear-Free World”

By: Beware the Soviet shills such as Gorbachev and their lies while pushing a Perestroika Deception that Anatoly Golitsyn warned about. America being sold New Lies for Old continues to this very day: In a SPIEGEL interview, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev discusses morals and politics in the nuclear age, the crisis in Russian-American […]

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Concept of a Nuclear-Armed F-35C Divides Opinion

By: The US government may currently have no plans to carry nuclear weapons on the F-35C, the carrier-based variant of Lockheed Martin’s Joint Strike Fighter, but some in Washington are keen to revive the concept. They see as attractive the concept of carrier-based nuclear deterrence operations, particularly with an eye towards a 2017 review […]

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Helpful Tips for Nuking an Asteroid

By: “Did you see the movie Deep Impact?” Yes, I did, I tell David Morrison, the chief scientist for the Planetary Defense Team at NASA’s Ames Research Center. That’s the 1998 film where astronauts pilot a spacecraft carrying nuclear weapons into the center of a massive comet, destroying the threat moments before it hits […]

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What If Your Hometown Were Hit by the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb?

By: While the graying Hiroshima Generations who survived the atomic bomb attack seven decades ago are struggling to pass their memories to the younger generations, much of the world has allowed that fateful morning on Aug 6, 1945 to slip from their minds. About 66,000 people, mostly civilians, perished, according to a report prepared […]

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Former President APJ Abdul Kalam Is No More

By: Former President APJ Abdul Kalam was on Monday admitted to the intensive care unit of a hospital in Shillong after he suddenly fell ill during a function. Kalam, 84, was rushed to a hospital, M Kharkrang, Superintendent of Police Khasi Hills, said. This morning Kalam had tweeted, “Going to Shillong.. to take course […]

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How to Get a Nuclear Weapon

By: The United Nations has endorsed the Iran nuclear deal, a historic agreement in which Tehran agreed to international monitoring of its nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief from the US and Europe. Currently, nine nations are believed to possess nuclear weapons: The US, Russia, China, France, England, India, Pakistan, North Korea and […]

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Los Alamos Marks 70 Years Since Trinity Test Gave Us the Bomb

By: A stone marker at the edge of town greets visitors with the official Los Alamos slogan: “Where Discoveries Are Made!” This is a serene place these days. Children frolic by the pond in the center of the village. People sit at outdoor tables at the Starbucks across from the post office. On Thursday, […]

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America and Russia Test New Tactical Nuclear Missiles

By: Both Russia and the United States are scheduled to test new tactical nuclear missiles this month. According to the Russian state-owned Tass, Moscow is currently preparing to test its Iskander tactical missile systems. “Servicemen of a missile unit of the Southern Military District deployed in the Krasnodar Territory began preparations for drills and […]

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On the Brink of Nuclear War, and You Don’t See It Coming

By: he possibility of nuclear war has become frighteningly real and we don’t even know it because mainstream media is intentionally remiss. A major unreported story occurred recently, which illustrates the immediacy of an impending nuclear confrontation. Former Russian leader, and one time US media darling Mikhail Gorbachev, spoke somberly about the increasing crises […]

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The Privatization of Nuclear War

By: [youtube] With tensions growing in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, a new generation of nuclear weapons technology is making nuclear warfare a very real prospect. And with very little fanfare, the US is embarking on the privatization of nuclear war under a first-strike doctrine. “On August 6, 2003, on Hiroshima Day, […]

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Russia’s Nuclear Might Slashing U.S. Hopes of New American Century?

By: Washington is engaged in what a former Indian diplomat and a political analyst referred to as a “calibrated brinkmanship” in Europe so as “to dictate the terms of war and peace” in the region. To that end the United States is reportedly contemplating sending heavy weaponry, including battle tanks and infantry fighting vehicles, […]

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What Remains of the Manhattan Project

By: The symposium put on by the Atomic Heritage Foundation last week was really excellent — a really important event. The attendance was higher than I would have guessed. At least a dozen Manhattan Project veterans attended, and many children of Manhattan Project veterans (some of whom were born during the war) were there […]

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[Graphic News] A Look into World Nuclear Arms

By: As of the beginning of 2015, nine countries together possess about 15,850 nuclear weapons, with 4,300 deployed with operational forces, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said Tuesday. They are five members of the Nonproliferation Treaty – the U.S., Russia, China, the U.K. and France – plus four other nations that are not […]

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Dorothy McKibbin: The Manhattan Project’s Secret Weapon

By: Oppenheimer. Fermi. Feynman. Groves. When most people think (or read) about who was behind the American effort to make the atomic bomb, these are the names that often come to the fore. But there is one lady who tied all of the scientists, technicians, and other figures together during their time at Los […]

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Israel, Fearing Attack, Tests Effects of “Dirty Bomb”

By: Israel has carried out a series of tests in its southern desert to measure the effects on its population and environment of a so-called “dirty” bomb attack combining conventional explosives and radioactive material. The daily Haaretz, reporting Monday on the four-year experiment, said the research concluded that high-level radiation was measured at the […]

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Boom Times: 7 Real-Life Explosion Sites

By: Summer: the time of year when megaplexes all across the country are filled with images of fiery catastrophe and the sound of deafening thunder, as the movie industry delivers destruction on an ever-grander scale. Grandiose explosions on the big screen during blockbuster season tend to be quickly forgotten, but in the real world, […]

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