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Cold Start or Nuclear Winter

A Crisis of Sanity in South Asia South Asia is no stranger to conflict, for the region has always remained unstable for most of its post-colonial history, mainly due to the two regional powers, India and Pakistan, locking horns in an endless turf battle. It is not a good time for peace advocates on either … Continue reading Cold Start or Nuclear Winter

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FILE PHOTO: A Trident II, or D-5 missile, is launched from an Ohio-class submarine © Reuters

US Congress Orders Review of Russian & Chinese Leadership’s Nuclear Strike ‘Survivability’

The US Congress has directed intelligence agencies and the Pentagon’s Strategic Command to evaluate the ‘survivability’ of Russian and Chinese leaders in the event of a nuclear strike on their aboveground and underground defense facilities. The comprehensive study will be carried out by the US intelligence agencies as well as the Strategic Command, which is … Continue reading US Congress Orders Review of Russian & Chinese Leadership’s Nuclear Strike ‘Survivability’

Make No Mistake: Russia Remains the Only Target Country of NATO’s Nuclear Weapons

Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States are the world’s five «nuclear weapons states», a description officially recognised in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), which lays down that «each nuclear-weapon State Party to the Treaty undertakes not to transfer to any recipient whatsoever nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices…» It is apparent that the word … Continue reading Make No Mistake: Russia Remains the Only Target Country of NATO’s Nuclear Weapons

How to Defeat the Missile Defense of the Future

Taking a good look at U.S. and Russian strategic missile defense systems’ capabilities, we have come to the conclusion that these systems will not be able, neither at this moment nor in the foreseeable future, to influence the results of a hypothetical global nuclear war. Thus, it is possible to say with a high degree of confidence … Continue reading How to Defeat the Missile Defense of the Future

Danger of Nuclear War between India and Pakistan

Sometimes, situation becomes critical in relation to Syrian war and sometimes, between India and Pakistan. There is a co-relationship of the US-led West’s double standards and double game regarding human rights, terrorism and so on. But, this dual strategy, particularly regarding India and Pakistan in wake of the unresolved issue of Kashmir, including the Middle … Continue reading Danger of Nuclear War between India and Pakistan

U.S. Air Force technicians perform an electrical check on an LGM-30F Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile in its silo at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. © Tech. Sgt. Bob Wickley / USAF / Reuters

NATO is Reviewing ‘Nuclear Playbook’ to Deter ‘Terrible Attacks’ by Russia – Pentagon Chief

The Pentagon chief put Russia on par with North Korea when he spoke about threats faced by the US and its allies, and the need to invest billions into refreshing NATO’s nuclear playbook to integrate conventional and unconventional deterrence methods. Addressing US servicemen, missile units and B-52 crews at Minot Base, Defense Secretary Ash Carter … Continue reading NATO is Reviewing ‘Nuclear Playbook’ to Deter ‘Terrible Attacks’ by Russia – Pentagon Chief

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Colin Powell Admits Existence of Israeli Nukes, But State Dept Stays Silent

Israel has 200 nuclear weapons “all targeted on Tehran,” so Iran would not dare use a bomb even if it could make one, former Secretary of State Colin Powell said in a 2015 email, which has surfaced this week as part of a hacking scandal. Unknown hackers have compromised Powell’s Gmail account, and the whistleblower … Continue reading Colin Powell Admits Existence of Israeli Nukes, But State Dept Stays Silent

How Israel Stole the Bomb

In 1968, CIA Director Richard Helms was presented with a disturbing National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) stating that Israel had obtained atomic weapons, a dangerous development that occurred earlier than the CIA had anticipated. It was particularly dangerous because just the year before, the Six Day War had marked the beginning of open hostilities between the … Continue reading How Israel Stole the Bomb