An Atomic Era nightmare is unleashed in 1945 … We remember Hiroshima … and Nagasaki
Category: Nuclear Weapons
August 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the use of atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Author Greg Mitchell and director Rod Lurie (“The Outpost”) on how the White House and Pentagon scuttled the first movie on the atomic bomb. Join into the discussion — Wed, August 5, 2020 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
August 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the use of atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in World War II. Author Greg Mitchell and director Rod Lurie (“The Outpost”) on how the White House and Pentagon scuttled the first movie on the atomic bomb. Join into the discussion — Wed, August 5, 2020 — 7:00 […]
(Associated Press – July 28, 2020) — Antagonisms between the United States and China are rattling governments around the world, prompting a German official to warn of “Cold War 2.0”
The birth of the nuclear age was begat at the Trinity site in a barren New Mexico desert named Jornado del Muerto. The “Gadget”, as it was called by Los Alamos scientists who conceived and built the first nuclear bomb, was hoisted up the tower. At dawn, July 16, 1945, it lit up the sky…
A John Bolton interview. Another warning about command and control of nuclear weapons presents itself. A series of threats, abandoned arms agreements, collapsed diplomacy, escalations and provocations emanate daily in the news. How often, over the years, do we have to be warned of ‘erratic’ decisions delivering catastrophic consequences
As nuclear weapons control agreements have fallen one after another since the Trump presidency commenced, a new US int’l envoy announces a new US nuclear weapons strategy. The Boston Globe quotes Marshall Billingslea: the US is prepared to spend Russia and China ‘into oblivion’. We are now witnessing a new nuclear arms race, a MAD-strategy
A Message to the US President As the Washington Post reveals the Trump administration’s planning to re-start nuclear weapons testing even as it ends another nuclear weapons treaty and announces its intent to allow the last critical nuclear weapons control treaty – New START – to terminate…
CBS-moderated US Democratic presidential debate ends without one question being asked about the existential Climate Crisis or New Nuclear Arms Race: Questions of existence are not worthy of discussion, it seems, even as a US president denies Climate science and releases huge new nuclear budget featuring nuclear pits ‘n triggers for new ‘usable’ nukes
Nuclear weapons brinksmenship has a new cold war player. Forgotten collective memory. The collective intelligence of the world’s nations has forgotten the lessons of the Cold War. A new Cold War 2.0 is heating up, everyday and like Global Warming, the existential threat is created by us
As we enter the uncharted realm of 2020 and the coming decade, we have to pause and ask — How fast will the nuclear control dominoes continue to collapse, one arms agreement after another? Who can put in place nuclear arms control agreements now? We have to ask. Who can do?
Catholic Doctrine on Nuclear Weapons / Ban the Bomb. Pope Francis: ”With deep conviction I wish once more to declare that the use of atomic energy for purposes of war is today, more than ever, a crime not only against the dignity of human beings but against any possible future for our common home….
The house on Sunset Boulevard was inconspicuous. Set back from the street, it could barely be seen but the house was a deep lot, with tennis court in the back where Lloyd Shearer, editor of Parade Magazine in its heyday would regularly interview a Who’s Who of celebrities. Sagan brought a story with him…
How can Washington and Moscow stop nuclear escalation? Nuclear experts, east and west, are scrambling to obey orders from the top. While academics debate whether there is a ‘new nuclear arms race’ underway (there is), the new nuclear Cold War, nuclear version 2.0, is growing hotter every day
The Russian president sends a warning — the end of the INF and resumption of US tests of intermediate range ground-launched nuclear warheads means gravely higher stakes. When new first strike, ‘usable’ nukes are deployed to countries threatening the Russian Federation, then all bets are off
An op-ed in the N.Y. Times informs us the U.S. needs more nukes. As if the collapse of nuclear arms agreements isn’t enough, someone says step on the pedal, speed up the nuke production line, proliferate, escalate, ratchet up, unleash a new arms race. Who is this op-ed writer?
As the INF and nuclear weapons control architecture collapses, we see no discussion in the US presidential TV debates re: the new nuclear arms race, a next generation of smart, ‘usable’, nuclear weapons, revelations of Saudi-Trump nuclear development, and talk of ending the nuclear test ban treaty