Posts Tagged: nuclear war
Steven Pinker maintains the world is less violent than ever. Robert Jay Lifton? Not so much.
What’s the point of retaliating to a nuclear attack that destroys your country?
During the Cold War, nuclear deterrence failed to thwart crises, which were subsequently solved with good, old politics.
Historian Ward Wilson pokes holes in the mythology of nuclear weapons.
Nuclear weapons and voter ignorance are a lethal mix.
Is nuclear disarmament a sham between nations hostile to each other?
New START's token disarmament is canceled out by the vast amount of money the administration throws at the nuclear-weapons industry.
Whether or not nuclear weapons are ever abolished, mankind will still know how to make them, right?
If we get to Global Zero, how do we stay there?
If doomed by a nuclear attack, what does it avail us to retaliate?