The US and the ROK Will Now Consider Deterring North Korea’s Use of Nuclear Weapons

The US and the ROK Will Now Consider Deterring North Korea’s Use of Nuclear Weapons

From reading the previous article, one could get the impression that, against the background of North Korea’s unprecedented missile activity and the likelihood of a seventh nuclear test by Pyongyang, there are growing calls in the US for an end to Pyongyang through sanctions, a pre-emptive strike or the deployment of nuclear weapons on the…

Are North and South Korea Rushing Blindly Towards the Danger Line?

Are North and South Korea Rushing Blindly Towards the Danger Line?

The events we all can see unfolding on the Korean peninsula at the moment are a good example of the “security dilemma,” in which a country upgrades its military potential to protect itself from its neighbor, but that neighbor sees its actions as an act of aggression and upgrades its own military, thus triggering an…

Analyzing Russia’s Accusation That Pakistan & Ukraine Are Cooperating on Nuclear Weapons

Analyzing Russia’s Accusation That Pakistan & Ukraine Are Cooperating on Nuclear Weapons

The only reason why Russia would risk scuttling the food and fuel negotiations that it’s been holding with Pakistan for a while already by directly sharing these very dramatic allegations about that country’s US-backed post-modern coup regime’s nuclear proliferation intentions via a high-ranking and influential policymaker instead of indirectly introducing these claims into the global…

Russia’s ‘Dirty Bomb’ Scare

Russia’s ‘Dirty Bomb’ Scare

In the span of a few hours on Sunday, the senior-most Russian defense authorities — Minister of Defense Sergei Shoigu and General Gennady Gerasimov — called their counterparts in the U.S., U.K., France, and Turkey, with the same message — Ukraine is preparing to detonate a so-called “dirty bomb”— high explosive-wrapped radiological material, designed to…

Tactical Nuclear Fantasists

Tactical Nuclear Fantasists

Bogeyman politics tends to be flatly unimaginative.  The image of the nuclear-mad Russian President, counting his diminishing options, has caught the imagination of press and propaganda outlets across the West.  Will Mad Vlad go the distance and deploy a nuclear weapon in Ukraine? Certainly, his rhetoric suggests the possibility.  Vladimir Putin has promised to “make…