Nuclear Annihilation

We have been extraordinarily lucky so far. But luck is not a strategy.

North Korea is expected to conduct its seventh nuclear test “any day now,” the Atlantic wrote on August 2. United Nations experts have reported that North Korea is testing “nuclear triggering devices” in anticipation of the test. If carried out, it would be the first nuclear test since 2017. Most of the former tests were of large-scale nuclear bombs. But, North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un is determined to equip his nation with tactical nuclear weapons. Strategic nuclear weapons can destroy an entire city. Tactical nukes are more for short-range, battlefield use. This makes them much more likely to be used, as they come without the caveat of mutually assured destruction.

Read more at “UN: Nuclear Annihilation’ Is at the Door”

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