"As the Director of the Theoretical Division at Los Alamos, I participated at the most senior level in the World War II Manhattan Project that produced the first atomic weapons. Now, at age 90, I am one of the few remaining senior project participants. And I have followed closely, and participated in, the major issues of the nuclear arms race and disarmament during the last half century. I ask to be permitted to express a related opinion. It seems the time has come for our Nation to declare that it is not working, in any way, to develop further weapons of mass destruction of any kind. In particular, this means not financing work looking toward the possibility of new designs for nuclear weapons. And it certainly means not working on new types of nuclear weapons, such as pure-fusion weapons... … [Read more...] about Controversy over the nuclear deal
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“Well, I think there is everywhere,” Trump said. “I think probably less here than most places. Or less here than many places.” Asked by Woodward whether racism “is here” in the United States in a way that affects people’s lives, Trump replied: “I think it is. And it’s unfortunate. But I think it is.” In discussions with Woodward about rising tensions in 2017 between the US and North Korea, Trump said: “I have built a nuclear — a weapons system that nobody’s ever had in this country before. We have stuff that you haven’t even seen or heard about. We have stuff that (Russian President Vladimir) Putin and (Chinese President Jinping) Xi have never heard about before. There’s nobody — what we have is incredible.” Woodward writes that sources, who spoke to him on condition of anonymity, confirmed that the US military had a “secret new weapons system.” But the sources did … [Read more...] about Kim Jong Un told Donald Trump about killing his uncle: Book
Iran has gradually scaled back its commitments under JCPOA since last year in response to the U.S. unilateral decision to withdraw from the international agreement between Tehran and the major world powers in May 2018. Enditem … [Read more...] about Iran says 1,044 centrifuges being used to enrich uranium at Fordow plant
But the 54-word audio interview clip from December 5, 2019 that Mr. Woodward released with the book obfuscates as much as it exposes, mainly because when saying “nuclear” Mr. Trump breaks off mid-word, as if he is correcting himself, and then changes to “a weapons system.” … [Read more...] about Did Trump disclose secret U.S. nuclear weapon in interview?
He ran the most vicious and evil campaign in recent memory. He abused his rivals in and out of the party in choice words, came across as a racist and misogynist, anti-immigrant, protectionist and above all, a most ignorant candidate, who did not even know his Bible, a cardinal sin in American campaigns. … [Read more...] about How the ‘outsider’ factor led US to the Trump conundrum