China’s Great Leap in Space Warfare Creates Huge New Threat

China is building an array of high-technology space arms – anti-satellite missiles, lasers, GPS jammers and killer satellites – that Beijing says will give its military strategic advantage in a future conflict with the United States. The People’s Liberation Army now has the capability of attacking, destroying or disrupting the 500 US satellites circling the …

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Double Standards? Europe’s Five “Undeclared Nuclear Weapons States”. Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Turkey

Author’s Note This article was originally published by Global Research in February 2010 under the title:Europe’s Five “Undeclared Nuclear Weapons States” The media, politicians and scientists have remained silent. The focus was persistently on Iran’s non-existant nuclear weapons. And now the focus is on North Korea. Double Standards? All eyes on North Korea Amply documented, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, …

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How North Korea Outmaneuvered U.S.

Don’t look now, but North Korea has just won its latest diplomatic tussle with the United States. No matter how often Donald Trump promises to rain down “fire and fury” on the Democratic People’s Republic “the likes of which the world has never seen before,” it’s increasing clear that Kim Jong Un’s nuclear-deterrence policy is …

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Beating the Drum For a “Good” Nuclear War with North Korea

United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley has proven herself to be one of the most hawkish U.S. representatives to the UN, likely a reflection of the increasingly hawkish veer of the U.S. President Donald Trump, who had originally campaigned on anti-interventionism. On September 5th, following a nuclear weapon test conducted by North Korea a few days …

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The first soviet atomic bomb test, first lightning, Semipalatinsk test site area, Aug. 29, 1949. Source: Getty Images

Cloak, Dagger and Scientific Brilliance: The Making of the Soviet Atom Bomb

On August 29, 1949 the Soviet Union tested its first atomic weapon, detonating the RDS-1 nuclear bomb. Spy intelligence played a huge role in the project’s success, and the data gathered from the U.S. nuclear weapons program helped Soviet scientists to avoid mistakes. The nuclear arms race began over 60 years ago, and according to …

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‘Nuclear War Game’ Part of Massive US-South Korea Military Drills for First Time

For the first time ever, the US and South Korea will be conducting war games meant to prepare their militaries for the possibility of a nuclear war, according to a South Korean Defense Ministry official. North Korea has previously called the planned military exercises a provocation that could lead to nuclear war. No other details …

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US Remains Poised to Attack North Korea. The US is Willing “To Think the Unthinkable”

In a further sign of US preparations for war against North Korea, the Pentagon’s top general is currently in South Korea for talks with the country’s president and leading military officials before visiting Beijing and Tokyo. “As a military leader, I have to make sure that the [US] president does have viable military options in …

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Is North Korea Showing the Emperor is Naked?

Amid the thick fog of (rhetorical) war between Washington and Pyongyang, it’s still possible to detect some fascinating writing on the (unbuilt) wall. A case can be made that President Trump is using North Korea to kick the 24/7 Russia-gate narrative out of the US news cycle. It's certainly working. After all, in Exceptionalistan weltanschauung, the prospect of war …

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