UVA Center for Politics: Did Russian Interference Affect the 2016 Election Results?

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s recent testimony was a reminder that Russia attempted to influence the outcome of the 2016 election and very well may try to do so again in 2020. This begs the question: Is there any evidence that Russian interference may have impacted the results, particularly in key states?

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: What would happen if an 800-kiloton nuclear warhead detonated above Manhattan?

Russian intercontinental ballistic missiles are believed to carry a total of approximately 1,000 strategic nuclear warheads that can hit the US less than 30 minutes after being launched. Of this total, about 700 warheads are rated at 800 kilotons; that is, each has the explosive power of 800,000 tons of TNT.

Steven Erlanger: Are We Headed for Another Expensive Nuclear Arms Race? Could Be.

After the recent death of the treaty covering intermediate-range missiles, a new arms race appears to be taking shape, drawing in more players, more money and more weapons at a time of increased global instability and anxiety about nuclear proliferation.

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