Who Gets to Push the Nuclear Button?

William Binney is the former National Security Agency (NSA) official who created NSA’s mass surveillance program for digital information. He says that if the Russian government had conspired with Trump, hacked the Democratic National Committee’s computer, or in any way influenced the outcome of the last US presidential election, the National Security Agency would have …

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Trump’s Nuclear Dreams – Nightmares Past and Present

Preventing a nuclear war between the United States and North Korea may be the most pressing challenge facing the world right now. Our childish, ignorant, and incompetent president is shoving all of us -- especially the people of Asia -- ever nearer to catastrophe. While North Korea probably hasn’t yet developed the missiles to deliver …

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Mutual Assured Destruction – Missile Defense Might be a Lie

Sometimes it is possible to read or view something that completely changes the way one looks at things. I had that experience last week when I read an article at Lobelog entitled “A Plea for Common Sense on Missile Defense,” written by Joe Cirincione, a former staffer on the House Armed Services Committee who now …

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FILE PHOTO: Bombs wait to be loaded on to a B-52H long range bomber (BACKGROUND), part of the US Eight Air Force, at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana © Pual J. Richards / AFP

‘World is a Dangerous Place’: US Prepares to Put B-52 Nuclear Bombers on High Alert

The US Air Force is renovating Cold War-era launch pads as it prepares to put its strategic bombers on constant 24-hour alert to engage in potential nuclear conflict for the first time since the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991. “The world is a dangerous place and we’ve got folks that are talking openly about use …

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Furious China slams Trump’s UN speech on North Korea

Global Times, the unofficial English language voice of the Chinese government, has published a strongly worded editorial which makes clear China’s strong disapproval of the comments about North Korea made by US President Trump during his recent speech at the UN General Assembly. In that speech US President Trump had these things to say about North Korea The scourge …

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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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