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Two Minutes To Midnight, Thirty-Eight To Safety: Nuclear Preparedness in the Wake of Hawaii’s Debacle

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  National Security Law, National Security Law & Policy, Public Security, Trending Topics  /  No Comments

By: Alix Bruce On January 13, 2018, Hawaii was in a state of terror for a full thirty-eight minutes when an emergency management worker sent out an alarm that a ballistic missile was inbound to the islands. The alert was false—whether it was actually the fault of the emergency worker or the result of a system failure […]

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Aftershocks: Post-Earthquake, Japan and the US Struggle with Nuclear Power

By   /  March 15, 2011  /  Unsorted  /  Comments Off on Aftershocks: Post-Earthquake, Japan and the US Struggle with Nuclear Power

Japan was hit by the worst earthquake in recorded history last week on March 11, 2011, measured at an unprecedented magnitude of 8.9. Since then, the island state suffered aftershocks for hours, many of which were more than magnitude 6.0. The crushing devastation created by the earthquake and aftershocks was exacerbated by the tsunami, and […]

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Pakistan Offers Nuclear Services to International Community

By   /  April 14, 2010  /  Unsorted  /  Comments Off on Pakistan Offers Nuclear Services to International Community

At the recent nuclear summit hosted by the Obama administration, Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Reza Gilani promoted an offer by Pakistan to provide atomic fuel processing services to the international community. Speaking on Tuesday, Gilani stated that “As a country with advanced fuel capability, Pakistan is in a position to provide nuclear fuel cycle services […]

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U.S. Nuclear Policy Modified

By   /  April 7, 2010  /  Unsorted  /  Comments Off on U.S. Nuclear Policy Modified

The United States recently announced a revised nuclear policy which greatly implicates international affairs and national security. Perhaps one of the most notable revisions prohibits the use of nuclear weapons in response to any conventional, biological or chemical attack, provided that the aggressor is a non-nuclear state or abides by the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. The […]

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