A more nuclear world

Donald Trump has declared that the US military is locked and loaded ready to unleash the fire and fury on North Korea. Mr Trump, who has long shown an interest in the nuclear option, has the power (and in the last resort a power that can only be challenged by outright treason) to launch nuclear weapons. That’s a sentence that should give most people pause for a thought. In January of this year, I wondered here about why more people aren’t worried about the nuclear threat and now a few more people are.…

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