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Cyberweapons: Bold steps in a digital darkness? | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Article Highlights: The United States rushed into the nuclear age eager to cement its technical superiority, disregarding warnings of key statesmen and scientists that a decades-long nuclear arms race would ensue. Before they go too far, policymakers should consider the implications — both intended and unintended — of cyberweapons. Though Israel and the United States may have vast resources to ...

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The Nuclear Industry Has Melted in Japan and France | Counterpunch

by HARVEY WASSERMAN In 1975-6, large, angry crowds I spoke to were already demanding the end of Fukushima and other reactor projects. They warned that all Japanese reactors were vulnerable to earthquakes and tsunamis, and that disasters on par with what happened at Fukushima were essentially inevitable. Now that it’s happened, the public rage in what has been a traditionally ...

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The U.S. and The Afghan Train Wreck | Dispatches from the Edge Blog

The recent decision by the Taliban and one of its allies to withdraw from peace talks with Washington underlines the train wreck the U.S. is headed for in Afghanistan. Indeed, for an administration touted as sophisticated and intelligent, virtually every decision the White House has made vis-à-vis Afghanistan has been a disaster. On Mar. 15 the Taliban ended preliminary talks ...

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