On the scale from 1-10, when 1 is everything is OK, and 10 is a nuclear apocalypse, where do you think are we with Donald Trump? Do you consider the fact he gets nuclear codes as somehow risky, or not and why? And I am asking this questions also in the light of broader situation regarding nuclear weapons when suddenly at least from Russia in Europe it seems we have more discussions about nukes and how to use them.
Russia was ready to put nuclear forces on alert over Crimea, Putin says and according to reports Russia is deploying strategic bombers to Crimea, missiles to Kaliningrad. In the limelight of this events how do you perceive current Russian nuclear policy and should the West somehow react on this? Read few comments.
What can the world realistically do on North Korea’s nuclear program? What should be the best possible reaction after the third test?
An article based on the leaked cables in the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten claims that Iran has been developing contacts in more than thirty countries, in order to acquire the technology, equipment and raw materials needed to develop a nuclear bomb.
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Russian Duma prepares five amendments for the ratification of New START. During the heated debate the US Senate voted down the amendment of Senator John McCain with argument it could lead to the renegotiation of the treaty.
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Pyongyang promises sacred nuclear war in response to the US-South Korea joint naval exercises.
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