fix articles 131681, warheads
Incompetence or Cover-Up? Air Force Report on the Minot-Barksdale Nuclear Missile Flight (tags)
"It makes the hair stand up on the back of my neck." --Pentagon official
Nuclear bombs mistakenly flown over US (tags)
WASHINGTON — A B-52 bomber was mistakenly armed with six nuclear warheads and flown for more than three hours across several states last week, prompting an Air Force investigation and the firing of one commander, Pentagon officials said Wednesday.
American Missiles Smash through Treaty with Russia: The U.S. Won't Renew START-1 (tags)
The U.S. military leadership has stated for the first time that it has to decline to renew the first Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty. Chief of the U.S. Strategic Command Gen. James Cartwright claimed that the decision makes a possible strike in the war against global terrorism easier. In Russia, they are worried that the United States will have potential to make a disarming nuclear strike and, with the missile defense system in Europe, avoid a counterstrike.
Russia's Joint Radar Gamble (tags)
There are mainly three proposals made by the Russian President - to broaden US missile defense plans in Europe by bringing NATO into the project, which President Bush has not agreed to; to set up an "online information exchange center" in Moscow as part of the system; and similar installations in European cities with a joint radar at Azerbaijan that would protect the whole of Europe, rather than only one part of Europe.
BTL:White House Moves to Build New Generation of Nuclear Weapons (tags)
Interview with Lisbeth Gronlund, co-director and senior scientist, with the Global Security Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
Stop The Bombs International Peace Walk (tags)
The Stop The Bombs International Peace Walk is being organized by members of the International Coalition For A Nuclear Free Future.
Making the US safer? The jokes on us... (tags)
The Bush administration is running its election campaign on the assertion that it has made the US safer. Is this true? A report in today's LA Times indicates that in fact, the Bush administration has done precisely the opposite. How so?
Ha'aretz: U.S. nuclear weapons sent to Afghanistan as 'last resort (tags)
The London-based Arabic daily Al Hayat reported Thursday that part of the American forces deployed to the Afghanistan area in advance of a planned military strike is equipped with tactical nuclear warheads.