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The Nuclear Requiem - The Ongoing Threat Posed by Nuclear Weapons
Recent international developments are increasing concerns about the possibility of a nuclear confrontation. That concern led the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists in 2017 to move its famous Doomsday Clock to 2 1/2 minutes before midnight -- the closest to midnight since 1953. The Nuclear Requiem presents an in-depth reflection…
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