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US Nuclear Attacks

It Might Just Be Better to Die Downtown Than Evacuate

Michael Grass | Posted 05.28.2012 | DC
Michael Grass

Envisioning a nuclear detonation in the nation's capital is scary. If it does happen, you might just be better off being one of the 45,000 people who are estimated to be killed in the explosion. Those who survive are in for a rough time.

Do We Really Need to Blow up the Planet Five Times Over?

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

"Peace president" Obama has the chance to get rid of America's largely useless nukes, or at least reduce them to a dozen or so strategic missiles. Doing so would rank him among the great modern American leaders.

US, Russia Begin Nuclear Talks

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

US and Russian negotiators have begun to work on a new treaty aimed at reducing the number of nuclear weapons....

US "Dangerously Vulnerable" To Chemical, Biological, Nuclear Attacks: Reports

AP | BRETT J. BLACKLEDGE and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The United States remains "dangerously vulnerable" to chemical, biological and nuclear attacks seven years after the 9/11 attacks, ...