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International

Is the Israeli Prime Minister Afraid of Carpet Laundries?

In an address to the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 27, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered an Iranophobic speech, in which he accused Iran of having a “secret atomic warehouse,” alongside other allegations. To quote, “Today I’m revealing the site of a second facility: Iran’s secret atomic warehouse. It’s right here, in the Turkuzahbad Distrcit of Tehran. Just three miles away. Let me show you exactly what the secret atomic warehouse looks like. Here it

Politics

Should the World Be Worried About North Korea?

In recent months, North Korea has made no secret about their capacity to bring annihilation to both U.S. and South Korea. Hearing this news, as a Californian especially, caused me to first react in fear. The U.S. has not come out with a solid plan on how we plan to defend ourselves in the case of a nuclear attack, neither do we seem to have the technology to detect the nuclear missile and disable it.

Politics

Elite Nations Are Not Looking Forward To a Nuclear-Free World

On Friday, a treaty was adopted, banning nuclear weapons. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons was approved in the United Nations headquarters in New York City by a vote of 122 to 1. Netherlands was the only country which took part in the negotiation that voted against the treaty and Singapore abstained. This is a result of seven decades of activism to rid the world of nuclear weapons. While this is a big milestone towards

Real Life

Doomsday Clock Ticks Closer to Midnight

The Doomsday Clock is a symbolic clock face that represents a countdown to a global catastrophe, like nuclear war, climate change, biological weapons and threats to cyber security. The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, started by physicists who built the atomic bomb as part of the Manhattan Project, started the clock in 1947. The closer that The Science and Security Board set the clock to midnight, the closer they believe the world is to disaster. Today at

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