Tag Archives: NUKES

Nukes on Mars? NASA tests reactor to sustain human life (VIDEO)

NASA has carried out successful tests on a compact nuclear reactor which the space agency hopes will be able to sustain human settlements on the moon, Mars, and beyond. The reactor could power equipment to turn the Red Planet’s natural resources into water, oxygen and fuel. The agency, in conjunction with the US Department of Energy, announced the initial test ...

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N.Korea faces unrealistic preconditions, US regime change policy made it seek nukes – Tulsi Gabbard

Washington’s policy of worldwide violent regime change has spurred Pyongyang to develop nuclear weapons, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has said, adding that Pyongyang is being saddled with “unrealistic preconditions” from the West. Gabbard pointed out on Twitter that the US already found itself “seconds away” from a nuclear attack during the Cold War in 1962. She said “peace with North Korea ...

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Trump’s craving for more nukes a ‘rip off’ that only benefits military industrial complex

The Trump administration’s blueprint for building more nuclear warheads to contain “strategic competitors” is a “rip-off” that only benefits manufacturers, not the American people, foreign policy analyst Robert Naiman told RT. The plan to expand the US low-yield nuclear arsenal, outlined in the draft of the upcoming Nuclear Posture Review leaked to the media, is an “outrageous and foolish” idea ...

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Nukes and tanks a priority for Russian defense procurement next decade – report

Published time: 18 Dec, 2017 20:08 Edited time: 18 Dec, 2017 21:03 This week the Russian Defense Ministry is expected to report finalizing its plan for materiel procurement until 2027, with the nuclear arsenal, precision weapons and Army hardware said to be prioritized. A decade-long plan for military procurement was supposed to be passed in 2016, but was delayed due ...

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US should have withdrawn its estimated 200 nukes from Europe long ago – Moscow

Published time: 18 Dec, 2017 12:43 The US should withdraw the nuclear weapons it has deployed in Europe rather than upgrading them, a senior Russian diplomat has said. Moscow is concerned that the upgrades are making the bombs more suitable for actual combat. The US stores an estimated 200 of its B61 nuclear bombs in countries like Germany, Belgium, Italy, ...

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Tillerson accuses Russia of using nukes to 'assert global dominance'

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused Russia of using nuclear weapons to establish a new post-Soviet global balance of power and revive the Cold War threat. It is not yet time for US cooperation with Russia on counterterrorism, he added. Speaking at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC on Tuesday, Tillerson said that Russia is using its nuclear ...

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General in charge of US nukes says he can defy an ‘illegal’ strike order from Trump

In the wake of recent Senate debates on the US President’s supposedly unquestionable authority to start a nuclear war, a top general says it’s not as easy as pushing a red button. All the US top brass, himself included, are trained to disobey “illegal” orders. Air Force Gen. John Hyten, commander of the US Strategic Command (STRATCOM), said he would ...

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‘Mentally unstable, armed with nukes’: US billionaire looks to impeach Trump

Published time: 21 Oct, 2017 11:35 A US billionaire has launched a campaign, calling for the impeachment of “mentally unstable” President Donald Trump, who has brought America “to the brink of nuclear war.” Tom Steyer, an American billionaire and self-identified environmentalist addressed the public in a video released on Thursday. “He [Donald Trump] has brought us to the brink of nuclear ...

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Gorka has Holocaust analogy for North Korea nukes as Trump stalls

President Trump’s White House has still not announced a strategy to deal with North Korea’s nuclear threats — but it’s falling back on yet another Holocaust analogy. Trump’s Deputy Assistant Sebastian Gorka continued the administration’s tradition of Holocaust talk Thursday while apparently pushing for Trump to take action against Kim Jong Un’s rogue nuclear state. Gorka — who has family ...

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Trump warns of 'powerful' U.S. nukes after North Korea threats

President Trump assured Wednesday morning that the United States has a nice nuclear arsenal — and it would be a shame if something happened with it. A day after the U.S. and North Korea traded threats about mass destruction, Trump tweeted a reminder of his nation’s staggering nuclear powers, stepping over his secretary of state’s attempts the same morning to ...

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