Posts Tagged ‘Nuclear War’

January 16th, 2020 - 11:37 pm § in America, Donald Trump, Israel/Palestine, Saudi Arabia

Where the PHUK is Iran?

AXIOS reports that a recent survery found that only 23% of Americans know where iran is on a map.  THE-Ave offers this map to help. We have added a shadow showing the range of the impressive missiles used by Iran in the January 8 strike to retaliated for what Iranians see as the US martyrdom [&hell[...]

September 14th, 2019 - 5:36 pm § in Donald Trump

Chickenhawk math: They lose 150 million people. We lose only 20 million people. We win.

“President Donald Trump’s acting national security adviser, former Reagan administration official Charles Kupperman, made an extraordinary and controversial claim in the early 1980s: nuclear conflict with the USSR was winnable and … in a scenario in which 20 million people died in the [...]

May 24th, 2017 - 6:53 am § in Donald Trump

North Korea: “Inevitable” path to obtaining a nuclear-armed missile capable of striking the United States

“If left on its current trajectory the regime will ultimately succeed in fielding a nuclear-armed missile capable of threatening the United States homeland.  While nearly impossible to predict when this capability will be operational, the North Korean regime is committed and is on a pathway w[...]

April 15th, 2017 - 7:22 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

AFTER TRUMP: Reignite Korean War?

China fears North Korea-US conflict ‘at any moment’ – BBC News The concern comes as the US takes a tough line on North Korea, which may test… BBC.COM|BY BBC NEWS[...]

April 14th, 2017 - 8:18 am § in Foreign Affairs

Scary Times on Korean Peninsula

China says North Korea tension has to be stopped from reaching ‘irreversible’ stage[...]

February 9th, 2017 - 11:30 am § in Donald Trump, Misc.


In call with Putin, Trump denounced Obama-era nuclear arms treaty The phone call with Putin has added to concerns that Trump is not adequately prepared for discussions with foreign leaders. By Jonathan Landay and David Rohde | Reuters  In his first call as president with Russian leader Vladimir Pu[...]

July 23rd, 2015 - 8:27 am § in Misc.

Half of Israelies Support War with Iran

Jerusalem (AFP) – Almost half of Israelis would support a unilateral strike to prevent Iran obtaining the atomic bomb, an opinion poll carried out after Tuesday’s nuclear deal between Tehran and major powers found. Asked “Do you support independent military action by Israel against[...]

May 18th, 2015 - 10:35 pm § in Saudi Arabia

If Iran Has Nukes and Israel Has Nukes, Can Saudi Arabia NOT?

​S. Arabia calls in off-the-shelf nuke option with Pakistan – reportAt the prospect of the international community’s nuclear deal with Iran, Saudi Arabia has reportedly taken a decision to call in an old favor from Pakistan and get some of its nuclear weapons. 324[...]

March 14th, 2015 - 8:20 pm § in Politics

President Cotton blows up world

What if Tom Cotton, the inexperienced young senator from Arkansas who wrote the infamous Iran letter, had been president during the Cuban missile crisis? I probably wouldn’t be writing this, and you probably wouldn’t be reading it. During that near-fatal confrontation, rightwing hawks pu[...]

October 29th, 2014 - 5:07 pm § in Misc.

Dr. Strangebug: How I Learned To Love The Bomb And Live On Bugs

Someday, when 25 billion of us are packed on this rock floating in space, the seas have been denuded of fish, and all the arable land is being used to grow corn and sugarcane to make ethanol fuel for our vehicles, we may have to live on insects. The Seattle Weekly just did an article […][...]