By Andrew Osborn Reuters February 25, 2019 MOSCOW - Russian state television has listed U.S. military facilities that Moscow would target in the event of a nuclear strike, and said that a hypersonic missile Russia is developing would be able to hit them in less than five minutes. The targets included the Pentagon and the presidential retreat … Continue reading Boy, that “Russian Collusion” sure does work wonders! After Putin’s warning, Russian TV lists nuclear targets in U.S.
by CHARLES PIERSON CounterPunch FEBRUARY 20, 2019 https://youtu.be/x1GvW3CuhMI On Tuesday, the House Oversight and Reform Committee revealed that based on the testimony of “multiple” whistleblowers, the Trump Administration has been attempting to rush through a transfer of “highly sensitive U.S. nuclear technology” to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia without Congressional approval in violation of federal … Continue reading When Saudi Arabia Gets the Bomb
BY FRIDA BERRIGAN NATION FEBRUARY 19, 2019 Twenty-five years in prison. That is the possible fate of seven Catholic anti-nuclear activists awaiting trial for their action on April 4, 2018, at the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base in St. Mary’s, Georgia—the largest base of its kind in the world. The Kings Bay 7 chose to act on … Continue reading 25 Years in Jail for Protecting the Planet?
Read or download the new Congressional Research as PDF here: Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons Doomsday Redux It's so dangerous precisely because it is intended to be used on the battlefield. By James Carroll TomDispatch Feb 12, 2019 W76 "Low Yield" Trident Warhead Last month, the National Nuclear Security Administration (formerly the Atomic Energy Commission) announced that the first … Continue reading The Most Dangerous Weapon Ever Rolls Off the Nuclear Assembly Line
by John Walsh Antiwar.com Jan 18, 2019 “From a technical point of view, he [director Stanley Kubrick] anticipated many things. … Since that time, little has changed, honestly. The only difference is that modern weapons systems have become more sophisticated, more complex. But this idea of a retaliatory strike and the inability to manage these systems, yes, … Continue reading Dismantling the Doomsday Machines
Russia and the Liberals by ANDREW LEVINE CounterPunch Jan 4, 2019 Hillary Clinton and the people around her did not revive the Cold War on their own, but they did play a significant role. As a general rule, HRC’s initiatives turn out badly. As First Lady, she set the cause of health care reform back … Continue reading Commies & the Americans
Up to 16 nuclear power plants for civilian purposes? Really? By Leonard Hyman and Bill Tilles for Wolf Street Last week, the NY Times ran a front-page story on Saudi Arabia’s efforts to purchase nuclear fuel enrichment capabilities and as many as 16 nuclear power generating plants from the US. The principal concern expressed here … Continue reading What’s Behind the US-Saudi Nuclear Mega-Deal?