nuclear

  1. S

    Why hasn't Vietnam ever developed a nuclear bomb?

    Why hasn't Vietnam ever gotten a nuclear weapon, to defend itself against China? The two nations have never had good relations and there has been a lot of animosity and antagonism between the two nations, and they even had a brief war in 1979. China to me got their asses handed to them and...
  2. O

    North Korea Upgrades Nuclear Facilities

    Just another "success" story for the right wing to brag about: https://www.yahoo.com/news/north-korea-upgrading-nuclear-facility-despite-denuclearisation-pledge-091835917.html "North Korea is carrying out improvements at its nuclear testing facility, new research has discovered. The...
  3. D

    Scenarios that could lead to nuclear war

    What do you think are plausible scenarios which could lead to nuclear war? I mean both on the strategic level what would lead to it, but even more so on the tactical level, how might it plausibly play out that one of the sides decides to use nukes. I'm talking here specifically about nuclear...
  4. Z

    Reality Check: Why Did Trump Abandon the Iran Nuclear Deal?

    “President Trump announced Tuesday that the U.S. will pull out of the Iran nuclear deal. It is a campaign promise that he made repeatedly during the election. Trump has said the Iran deal is the worst of all time, and instead of staying in it he’s going to impose new sanctions against Iran...
  5. guy39

    North Korea suspends nuclear program

    More @ https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-20/north-korea-s-kim-says-no-need-for-more-nuclear-missile-tests
  6. skews13

    Putin Announces Deployment Of New Generation Of Nuclear Weapons

    MOSCOW -- Russia has tested an array of new strategic nuclear weapons that can't be intercepted, President Vladimir Putin announced Thursday, marking a technological breakthrough that would dramatically increase Russia's military capability and boost the Kremlin's global position. Speaking in a...
  7. R

    Who Let Dr. Strangelove Write the Pentagon’s Nuclear Posture Review?

    Question of the day: Who Let Dr. Strangelove Write the Pentagon's Nuclear Posture Review?
  8. A

    Trump and nuclear war

    Personally, I do not think we have ever had a worse president. Trump's fear-mongering speech last night has increased my sense of urgency that we dimish his powers as much as possible. I think increasing our nuclear capability and reactivating the nuclear arms race is the worst thing we could...
  9. RNG

    Commission rejects Perry's push to guarantee coal and nuclear revenues

    I'm surprised this didn't get more attention both at the time it was proposed and now that a decision was made. Basically, the Republican President's Energy Secretary was trying to get the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to allow coal fired and nuclear plants to be guaranteed a certain...
  10. G

    Bill Clinton Lost the Nuclear Codes for Months

    Now that was a big story. https://ntknetwork.com/former-joint-chiefs-chair-bill-clinton-lost-the-nuclear-codes-for-months/
  11. Camelot

    Don the Con - Big Coal And Nuclear Corruption

    Oh yes, now the taxpayer is going to be forced to subsidize the failing coal and nuclear industries.
  12. imaginethat

    US 'to put nuclear bombers on 24-hour alert' for first time since Cold War

    Another promise kept. Unlike other pussy presidents, Trump has threatened that nuclear war is on the table right now. Here are his actions to back up the threats. US 'to put nuclear bombers on 24-hour alert' for first time since Cold War The United States is preparing to put nuclear...
  13. imaginethat

    Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif: Trump nuclear deal move harms U.S. credibility

    This thread could have been titled: Trump does everything he can to destroy the Petrodollar, as he isolates the US and makes the Iranian government, Russia, and China look good. A showdown is taking shape in our nation's future. Trump has his sights set on autocracy run by him alone...
  14. titan

    Iran, Trump, the Iran nuclear deal, and ... the outome?

    Trump has condemned the Obama administration's seven party nuclear agreement with Iran. Britain, France, Germany, China, Russia, the U.S. and of course Iran are signatories. Trump, pretending to be a world-class deal-maker, acts like he (Trump) can improve matters by no longer certifying...
  15. RNG

    Dot.Don doubles down on nuclear

    No wonder they want the nuke plants to get a higher price. https://www.axios.com/trump-throws-billion-dollar-lifeline-to-struggling-nuclear-power-plant-2490975422.html?utm_medium=linkshare&utm_campaign=organic
  16. PaulHays

    U.S. will pay other countries for utilizing American nuclear waste?

    Today America is the world's unquestionable leader and we can swiftly react to any kind of challenges. But our nation has one big problem that we can't solve right now – we have no place to store our nuclear waste that has a half-life of many million years and which we get from the production of...
  17. reedak

    North Korea's nuclear blackmail

    1. As far back as February 20, 2013, I pointed out "at least 50 years of headache for China, Japan and US" in my thread at a US political forum. (Begin excerpts) South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak said on Friday (15 Feb) that North Korea can never be made to abandon its nuclear weapons...
  18. T

    North Korea’s nuclear test site at risk of imploding, Chinese scientist says

    North Korea’s nuclear test site at risk of imploding, Chinese scientist says This may get the attention of the ChiComms. North Korea?s nuclear test site at risk of imploding, Chinese scientist says | South China Morning Post
  19. titan

    Robot / drone autonomy: biggest thing since nuclear weapons?

    Military robot / drone autonomy: biggest thing since nuclear weapons? Autonomous robot technology is progressing swiftly. Rocket scientist Elon Musk plans to have autonomous trucks running on California's highways soon. "driverless" cars, literally automobiles without steering wheels, are...
  20. skews13

    The WSJ Frets Over How All Out Nuclear War Could Hurt Investments

    Crater # 3,413 marks the former home of Goldman Sachs How can you know the potential for war is serious? When the guys on Wall Street start thinking about it in terms of dollars. But as daunting as the idea of a nuclear exchange may be, the subtitle of this Wall Street Journal article...