Posts Tagged: nuclear war
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?
Deterrence must share credit with the nuclear taboo for keeping us from nuclear war.
It's too easy to forget that, for millions of us, nuclear war means death by fire.