Via the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
The Doomsday Clock
The Nuclear Clock Moves Closer to Midnight
A legacy doctrine of deterrence and mutually assured destruction, a new call for a next generation of usable tactical nukes, trillions in multilateral new nuclear weapons spending — a new US Nuclear Posture Review and new US National Defense strategy under an erratic, threatening US president who’s one year into a four year term… a ratcheting up of nuclear systems by the Russian Federation and China… a wild-card North Korea, an escalating war of words by nuclear armed states, and zealous political bases pushing prophecies of End Times and Armageddon…
What could go wrong with this mix of risk, reality and religion?
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
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