Monthly Archives: September 2016

Obama Reportedly Won’t Adopt No First Use of Nuclear Weapons

The New York Times has just reported that President Obama will likely not pursue a no first use pledge, despite much speculation over the past few months that this was likely. The article, by Sanger and Broad, the two big … Continue reading

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The K-N-11 and THAAD: Sleepwalking Toward Catastrophe in Korea.

North Korea recently (August 24) conducted a test of the K-N-11, solid fuelled, submarine launched ballistic missile. There are a number of issues worth reflecting upon in light of the test, but I shall restrict myself here to its possible … Continue reading

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Advice: Don’t Be Mixing Plutonium With Kitty Litter, This Be Bad.

One of the most expensive nuclear accidents in US history, at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, involved an exploding drum of Plutonium and Americium waste from the Los Alamos National Laboratory after it, reportedly, reacted with, you guessed it, kitty … Continue reading

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