Hawaii’s false alarm: we’re right to question our safety from nuclear annihilation

By Smriti Keshari published on 28/1/2018 Hawaiians recently experienced the most unimaginable nightmare when an accidental alert went out a statewide warning of a “ballistic missile system” heading to the island. It happened at 8.07am on a Saturday. Distraught residents did their best to find safety, parents drove miles to see their children one last […]

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Cyberattack could lead to inadvertent nuclear strike, think tank warns

By Alastair Jamieson published on 11/1/2018 Nuclear strikes could be launched by mistake because aging or unsophisticated weapons systems are vulnerable to cyberattacks, an international relations think tank warned Thursday. A hack could lead to false information being passed to decision makers during a crisis, the think tank, Chatham House, based in London, said in […]

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