nuclear war

Letters: What happened to hymns in schools?

14 May 2022 9:00 am

Disarming by default Sir: Underpinning Rod Liddle’s amusing article on use of nuclear weapons last week is the reassurance provided…

Is global warming really more dangerous than Putin’s nuclear threats?

12 March 2022 9:00 am

Having just dusted down my Geiger counter and argued with the family about whether or not there is room for…

In defence of mutually assured destruction

9 March 2022 9:40 pm

The slow return of the 1980s has reached its logical conclusion. The prospect of nuclear annihilation is haunting our nightmares once…

Nuclear war, magic mushrooms and a teenage trip I’ll never forget

5 March 2022 9:00 am

Vladimir Putin’s decision on Sunday to put his ‘deterrence forces’ – code for nuclear weapons – in a high state…

The Big Three who ended the Cold War

14 March 2020 9:00 am

Historians argue endlessly and pointlessly about the extent to which the human factor rather than brute circumstance determines the course…

nuclear arms

Will Trump enter the hypersonic nuclear arms race?

28 June 2019 6:45 am

The Pentagon is urgently reviewing just how and when the president might launch nuclear missiles as a dangerous new nuclear…

1983: the year the world nearly ended

26 May 2018 9:00 am

In 1983, Soviet spies skulked in our midnight streets to check the lights were out. The Kremlin, convinced the West…