Selected Articles: The Threat of Nuclear War
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Global Research, March 26, 2016

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VIDEO: US Uranium to Blame for Deformed Babies in Fallujah?US Army’s Depleted Uranium Licencing Saga Highlights Post-Conflict Contradictions

By International Coalition to Ban Uranium Weapons, March 26 2016

It has taken a decade but the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has finally granted the US Army a licence to possess and manage DU weapon residues at 15 US installations. However the domestic regulatory framework imposed by the NRC stands in stark contrast to the absence of obligations governing the management of contamination caused by US military actions in Iraq and elsewhere.

US-Nuclear-WarThe U.S. Nuclear Deterrent Triad. Can the U.S. Afford to Modernize it?

By Brian Kalman, Edwin Watson, and South Front, March 24 2016

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, who served as an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy in the Reagan administration, shares his view that there is a real likelihood of a nuclear war breaking out. Below are the main points covered in this radio programme.

onu_security_councilWhat Path for the UN Security Council to Resolve the Conflict on the Korean Peninsula?

By Ronda Hauben, March 21 2016

The Armistice Agreement that ended the fighting of the Korean War was signed on July 27, 1953. While the Armistice Agreement provided for a cease fire, it did not end the Korean War.

plutoniummolten2Japan: Nuclear Security Risks’ Exposed by Secret Plutonium Shipment: NGOs

By Pan Orient News, March 20 2016

Tokyo- (PanOrient News) A coalition of five non-governmental organizations warned today that a shipment of weapons-grade plutonium scheduled to depart the port of the Japanese Tokai nuclear station in Ibaraki prefecture this coming weekend highlights the failure, but also the proliferation risks, of the current Japanese nuclear policy.

Nuclear Weapons And Interceptor Missiles: Twin Pillars Of U.S.-NATO Military Strategy In EuropeThe US Just Admitted that 14 Airmen in Charge of 150 Nuclear Missiles — Are Cocaine and Molly Addicts

By Andrew Emett, March 20 2016

Tasked with guarding 150 nuclear missiles at F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming, fourteen airmen are under investigation for allegedly using cocaine. Last year, three launch officers, known as missileers, pleaded guilty to using ecstasy after an investigation into illegal drug possession uncovered roughly 100 officers involved in a cheating scandal.

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