Nuclear Ratcheting II

March 1st : Russian president Putin addresses the nation. Accompanied by large screen animated demonstrations, he talks of a new generation of nuclear weapons. In the US, strategic experts question the weapons. Others begin debating the rising danger of a nuclear arms race. The US president reacts, angrily tweeting before dawn  

 

 

 

March 1st, 2018

 

Putin’s ‘Invincible’ Missile Is Aimed at U.S. Vulnerabilities / NY Times

Nukes Over Florida / Gizmodo

Animation of Florida Nuke Strike / CNN

 

Putin Just Gave Trump the Arms Race He Sought / Defense One

‘Let it be an arms race,’ Trump said, two years ago. Now we have one.

It doesn’t have to be this way. / Joe Cirincione

 

 

Nuclear arms race? Or arms control and nonproliferation policy? Time to add in China. Multi-superpower era now, e.g., a new New Start agreement will have to have a new ptr. Hi China / Steven Schmidt, March 1

 

Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers annual address to the Federal Assembly at Manezh Central Exhibition Hall in Moscow, Russia. Date: 01 March 2018. Photo credit: EPA-EFE / MAXIM SHIPENKOV

 

 


 

The Morning After … 

 

 

The President is Tested by World Events

 

 

 

And a trade war is announced  

 

 

 


 

 

Re: Nuclear Authority 

Command (& Control) Decisions

 

 

Renewed Nuclear Arms Race

 

October 2017 

https://www.strategicdemands.com/prevent-nuclear-first-use/

Prevent Nuclear First Use

 

September 2017 

https://www.strategicdemands.com/a-nuclear-meme/

A Nuclear Meme

 

July 2017

www.strategicdemands.com/no-one-should-have-singular-nuclear-launch-authority/

Singular Authority to Launch Nuclear Weapons

 

One year ago – March 2017 

www.strategicdemands.com/nuclear-hair-trigger/

Nuclear #HairTrigger, Nuclear First Use

 

 

 

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