Nuclear weapons

White House Sent Multiple Threats to the Kremlin Via Backchannels

White House Sent Multiple Threats to the Kremlin Via Backchannels

The Joe Biden administration has sent several warnings to Russia via backchannels regarding the possible use of nuclear weapons in Ukraine, the Washington Post reports. The White House’s messages to Russia have been intentionally nondescript to foster uncertainty in Moscow about what the US would do if Russia deployed its ultimate weapon.

Majority of IAEA Board of Governors Support Western Statement Against Iran

Majority of IAEA Board of Governors Support Western Statement Against Iran

Two-thirds of the UN nuclear watchdog’s Board of Governors, comprised of 35 nations, endorsed a non-binding statement pressuring Iran, Reuters reported on Thursday. This comes as Washington expands its “maximum pressure” campaign, devastating the Iranian civilian population. Any remaining hopes of reviving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) continue dwindling.

News Roundup 8/23/2022

News Roundup 8/23/2022

US News Anthony Fauci will retire in December. Reuters Russia Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov says Moscow would only use nuclear weapons in defense. Daily Beast Ukraine’s military chief Gen. Valerii Zaluzhnyi says nearly 9,000 Ukrainian soldiers have...

News Roundup 8/23/2022

News Roundup 8/9/2022

US News Relatives of 19-year-old Anton Black, who died after being detained by police officers in Maryland, have reached a $5m partial settlement in their wrongful death lawsuit. AJ According to a lawsuit filed by the New Jersey Office of the Public Defender (OPD),...

Cuban Missile Crisis Things

This old New Yorker piece about Curtis LeMay has some details about the Missile Crisis that I did not know and want to save here for someday. So we all already knew that 1: the USSR did already have operational short and medium range missiles in Cuba, but Khrushchev...

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