· How the global supply of nuclear weapons has shifted since Hiroshima →
The Cuban Missile Crisis (1962) helped drive the U.S. and U.S.S.R. to the nuclear negotiating table, though the U.S. had far more nuclear weapons at that time and the Soviet stockpile continued to grow into the 1980s.
· Nuclear free-for-all: The arms control era may be ending →
Why it matters: The arms control era that began after the Cuban Missile Crisis may now be coming to a close.
· US senators want to block drone sales to Saudis →
Reuters broke the news in June that President Donald Trump's administration planned to reinterpret the Missile Technology Control Regime, a Cold War arms agreement between 35 nations, with the goal of allowing US defence contractors to sell more drones to an array of nations.
· America should learn from Australia on China, says key US Congressman →
During the meeting, the two nations vowed to beef up their joint military efforts in Darwin, boost naval exercises in the South China Sea and investigate the development of missile and hypersonic defence technologies to counter an increasingly assertive Beijing.
· Weirdo! Thatcher's bulldog takes a bite out of Boris's adviser Dominic Cummings →
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· Trump's Iran envoy quits administration as U.S. pushes embargo →
Central to his efforts was trying to persuade the European participants in the accord — Britain, France and Germany — to impose tougher restrictions on Iranian missile activity.
· Alex Azar’s trip to Taiwan is about refusing to appease China →
Only once after the Cuban Missile Crisis — during the Yom Kippur War — did the two superpowers come close to direct military conflict.
· South China Sea warning: Beijing brags its nuclear-tipped missiles can sink US ships →
The People's Liberation Army's Rocket Force recently launched a DF-26 intermediate-range anti-ship ballistic missile - which can be equipped with nuclear warheads - as part of an ongoing exercise, after the US sent the vessels to the disputed waterway for exercises.
· AG Barr promises to rule out death penalty for ISIS 'Beatles', victims' families say →
The leading Beatle, and the man believed to have wielded the knife in those killings, was Mohammed Emwazi, who was killed by Hellfire missiles fired from a CIA drone in 2015.
· 'And The World Went Crazy': How Hollywood Changed After Hiroshima →
An intensifying arms race and the Cuban missile crisis had primed audiences for alarmism, and Tinseltown provided a double whammy: war mongering generals taking over the U.S. nuclear arsenal in Seven Days in May, and just weeks later, Failsafe, which fleshed out Astaire's accident scenario with frantic calls from Henry Fonda's White House to a soon-to-be vaporized Kremlin.