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USS Nautilus Launched

Today in History, January 21: 1954 – The USS Nautilus (not the first), in this incarnation the first nuclear powered submarine, SSN 571, is launched at Groton, Connecticut, christened by First Lady Mamie Eisenhower. 49 more words

Trump’s threats to use nuclear weapons

Before Donald Trump became President of the United States, he campaigned against war, yet the first anniversary of his inauguration is marked by the open and repeated threat to use nuclear weapons against Korea, an open-ended military presence in Syria, where the U.S. 531 more words

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US Nuclear Industry Faces Watershed Year - NEI

  • NEI’s Kotek: Keeping existing reactors operating is fundamental and the nuclear industry must also demonstrate it can build new reactors
  • In the news two important nuclear utilities end their NEI memberships…
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Against Trident

This is a monograph against the renewal of Trident, the Submarine-deployed Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile system employed by the United Kingdom.

In writing this piece I intended to engage with a range of opposing positions and opinions in the hope of promoting my beliefs. 3,995 more words

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Trump is proposing the "nuclear option" on the government shutdown. It makes no sense.

(Source: www.vox.com)

It’s the second day of the government shutdown and President Donald Trump is already pushing the “nuclear option.” In this case, an option that probably wouldn’t solve anything. 518 more words

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