Nuclear War

Your Expert Guide To The Possibility Of A North Korean Nuclear War

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK

Once again the threat of nuclear war has people asking some very serious questions. Are we doing nuclear armageddon or not? Need to plan out my week...

Even A 'Minor' Nuclear War Would Be An Ecological Disaster Felt Throughout The World

The Conversation UK | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Tech
The Conversation UK

This is why so many medical and public health organisations have been campaigning to make nuclear weapons illegal. Regardless of how many need to be exploded to cause a catastrophe or produce an existential threat to humanity, and regardless of the risk of this happening, the adage that "prevention is the best cure" remains the case when it comes to these abhorrent and dangerous weapons.

Britain's Defence Secretary Michael Fallon Is A Nutcase

John Wight | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Politics
John Wight

With this in mind, surely a political priority for any future government must be to close these institutions down and reduce them to rubble. Indeed, nothing less than the survival of future generations depends on it.

Is The World On The Brink Of Nuclear Armageddon?

Timothy Graves | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Politics
Timothy Graves

Sometimes I think that, as individuals and as a species, it is not until we are pushed to the brink, that we find the strength to evolve beyond our limited viewpoints and ego. The alternative is almost too unbearable to contemplate - the potential annihilation of human civilization and the destruction of life on an unprecedented scale.

While The World Slept In 1983, NATO Almost Accidentally Started A Nuclear Apocalypse

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Tech

A recently declassified document has revealed that in 1983, the United States and Russia were almost plunged into nuclear war and here's the real kick...

Recruit Psychopaths To 'Keep Order' After A Nuclear Strike

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK

The British government looked at a proposal to recruit psychopaths to help keep order in the event of a devastating nuclear attack, recently released ...

America Built This Massive Pyramid To 'Track The End Of The World'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Tech

The US Library of Congress has released a dramatic and haunting set of pictures of a giant pyramid it once built to track the end of the world. The...

Iran and the West: From Nuclear Nightmares to Facebook Friends?

Ben Acheson | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Politics
Ben Acheson

Nuclear apocalypse has been avoided. Iran has agreed to curb its nuclear activity. That's what they tell us anyway. Let's not get ahead of ourselves; even if Iran's cooperation is genuine, world leaders and their Iranian counterparts are not about to hold hands, hug it out or start tweeting funny cat memes to each other.

Queen's Speech On Brink Of 'WW3'

PA | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

They might have been the final words ever addressed by Queen Elizabeth II to her nation. With Britain on the brink of annihilation at the hands of ...

NukeMap 3D Lets You Model Nuclear Strikes On Any Location

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK Tech

Everyone has wondered, from time to time, whether or not they would survive a nuclear war. But as disasters about which to be paranoid and terrified g...

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty: We Have More Work to Do

Alistair Burt | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Politics
Alistair Burt

North Korea's bellicose nuclear rhetoric has put sharply into the focus how some states are able to put world peace and security at risk and, as a result of their recent actions, this issue has moved to the top of the international agenda.

The Korean Dictator Is Behaving Rationally

Professor Ian Robertson | Posted 04.06.2013 | UK Politics
Professor Ian Robertson

North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-Un is behaving rationally. The 30-year-old is new leader of a gang which has taken over - nay, created - an entire country, and like any boss he wants to keep his gang in power and build its wealth and status.

PLAYLIST: 25 Songs For An Impending Nuclear War

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK Comedy

Firstly, let us start by saying that there's nothing funny about nuclear war. In fact, we think Simon Le Bon said it best when he uttered the immo...

North Korea Football Chants

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK Sport

Kim Jong-un is supposedly a red in more ways than one. When not considering the option of going nuclear, he is apparently a casual Manchester United f...

Is a North Korean Nuclear Bomb a Direct Threat to the US?

Robin Lustig | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Politics
Robin Lustig

North Korea's underground nuclear test this week -- its third -- was a salutary reminder that all is not well in a region already facing a host of uncertainties.

It's On: Iran's Ahmadinejad Takes On Israel's Netanyahu In Lightsaber Battle

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.11.2012 | UK Politics

Iran-Israel tensions have reached a shocking climax, with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Benjamin Netanyahu battling it out mano-a-mano with Star Wars Jedi l...

Castro Hired Former Nazi Officers To Train Cuban Troops

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

Fidel Castro, communist revolutionary and leader of Cuba, hired former officers of the Nazi Waffen SS to train his troops during the Cuban missile, ne...

The Threat That Could Ensure Peace

Max Tholl | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Politics
Max Tholl

Nuclear weapons could foster peace and relax tensions in this region that is riddled with potential conflict. What might sound overly optimistic or even foolish has in fact a lot of arguments and evidence backing it.

Iranian Warships Enter The Suez Canal In 'Message Of Peace' And 'Show Of Might'

Posted 18.02.2012 | UK

Iranian warships have entered the Suez canal, via the Mediterranean sea, for the second time since the revolution of 1979. The Shahid Qandi, a dest...