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Nuclear Titanic

Joe Cirincione | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

Perhaps we need 50 or even 100 nuclear weapons. To be safe, perhaps we keep an active stockpile of 450 nuclear weapons, as nuclear experts recommended in a 2012 study. We have 5,000 today.

After Disarray Exposed, Reasons Behind 'Crisis' Explored

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The general who commands the nation's nuclear forces said Thursday he has ordered further review of failings discovered among Air F...

Cell Phone Video Games -- A New Threat to Nuclear Security

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Crandell

Forget Iran. Forget North Korea. We may turn out to be our own worst nuclear enemy -- we let security dudes play video games on their cell phones while guarding nuclear weapons.