Nuclear weapons

Hawaii Missile-Attack False Alarm Triggered by Clicking Wrong Button, Official Says

Editor’s note: It is hard to believe that the emergency civil defence system that relayed mobile phone messages to Hawaii’s populace was triggered accidentally. The texts that warned of an imminent ballistic missile attack were accompanied by blaring sirens from the island’s military bases, which caused widespread panic. It is …

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Trump wants to expand U.S. nuclear arsenal: leaked document – National

WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) – President Donald Trump‘s administration could pursue development of new nuclear weaponry and explicitly leave open the possibility of nuclear retaliation for major non-nuclear attacks, if a leaked draft policy document becomes reality. The Pentagon did not comment on the document, which was published by the Huffington …

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