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Nuclear War

  1. Trump Slowly Realizing It’s North Korea’s Reality Show, Not HisThe president is getting frustrated about North Korea’s continued obfuscation as his fake peace deal with Kim Jong-un falls apart.
  2. This Is What a Nuclear Attack in New York City Would Look LikeIf America is attacked, the strike probably won’t come from North Korea. And it will be even scarier than we imagine.
  3. Are Putin’s New Nukes a Real Threat?“Invincible” nuclear weapons sound scary, but don’t really change the balance of power.
  4. Half of Republicans Think Trump’s a GeniusAnd over half of Democrats think Trump’s mentally unstable. We’re not all just going to get along.
  5. The Frightening Lessons From Hawaii’s False Missile AlertSaturday’s mistake exposed serious problems with both state and federal emergency-alert procedures, and the public response.
  6. How Do You Watch the Olympics in the Shadow of Nuclear Apocalypse?If you thought Putin’s 2014 Games were scary, wait until you put an Olympic Games less than 50 miles from the Korean Demilitarized Zone.
  7. White House Officials Are Afraid of Trump’s ‘Nuclear Button’Thus far, Trump has allowed his advisers to overrule his worst instincts. But “the adults” are losing influence — and the “Button” is in his hands.
  8. Trump’s Tweet Won’t Start Nuclear War — But the Real Danger Is Still TerrifyingWe’re about to see what happens when a powerful country loses credibility so rapidly it doesn’t know it’s gone.
  9. 8 Takeaways From Trump’s Tweet Bragging About the Size of His ‘Nuclear Button’Aside from the horror of the president threatening nuclear war on Twitter.
  10. Daniel Ellsberg Is Still Thinking About the Papers He Didn’t Get to LeakThe man who released the Pentagon Papers is back with a new book, The Doomsday Machine.
  11. Trump Continues to Tease a War With North KoreaThe president clearly wants to keep everyone guessing, but what if Pyongyang guesses wrong?
  12. North Korea Says Trump’s ‘Rocket Man’ Insult Makes Attack on U.S. ‘Inevitable’The crisis over North Korea’s nuclear ambitions is clearly getting worse, not better.
  13. Guam Warns Not to Look at ‘Flash or Fireball’ During Nuclear AttackThe territory’s Department of Homeland Security is prepping citizens in case North Korea strikes, as Trump refuses to back down on his own threats.
  14. Could Donald Trump Stumble Into Nuclear War With North Korea?A standoff with no good options is made worse by the unpredictability of Kim Jong-un — and the American president.
  15. North Korea Can Now Strike L.A., But Trump’s Foreign Policy Is Still M.I.A.The White House isn’t instilling much confidence in its plan for handling the ever-escalating North Korea crisis.
  16. How Growing Up With the Threat of Nuclear War Shapes Kids’ PsychesResearch on children during the Cold War shows that the pervasive fear affected how they later related to the world as adults.
  17. Most Americans See Trump As a Racist Madman — Some Just Like That in a PresidentNew polls show a majority of voters saying Trump is racist, and there is a nearly 50 percent chance he’ll start a nuclear war.
  18. Hillary Clinton Should Go Nuclear on Donald TrumpQuestioning Donald Trump’s safety around nuclear codes is a legitimate campaign issue, and Clinton should look to golden-oldie ads to dramatize it.
  19. Scarborough: Trump Asked Adviser ‘Why Can’t We Use Nuclear Weapons?’Three times.