Saudi Nuclear Weapons

This is a market driven event of major proportions. It seems that Saudi Arabia purchased (or is about to purchase) nuclear weapons from Pakistan. The Saudis “rent” troops from Pakistan to do their dirty work, now and then. They dress them up in Saudi uniforms and get a pretty disciplined, coherent force. Why wouldn’t [...]

National Security Archives – All things nuclear Pakistan, South Africa, Brazil, China

National Security Archives: Washington, D.C., April 23, 2013 – China was exporting nuclear materials to Third World countries without safeguards beginning in the early 1980s, and may have given Pakistan weapons design information in the early years of its clandestine program, according to recently declassified CIA records. The formerly Top Secret reports, published today by [...]

Book Review: Five Myths About Nuclear Weapons

Five Myths About Nuclear Weapons

Ward Wilson

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 196 pages

On sale January 15, 2013

 

Nuclear weapons will always be with us, right?

Ward Wilson disagrees. That’s not explicitly one of his five myths, but it might be a corollary of Myth 5, “There is no alternative.”

Wilson has written a [...]