Dmitry Peskov, Vladimir Putin's press secretary, said Monday that the Russian president did not specifically mean that Russians would go to heaven but was speaking in an "allegory," against the backdrop of President Donald Trump's threat that the U.S. would withdraw from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Moscow.
"This sobering reality should encourage leaders on both sides to find ways of resolving political, economic, and military disputes without resorting to a war that could rapidly turn catastrophic for the region and the world," wrote Caitlin Talmadge, an associate professor of security studies at Georgetown University.
Artificial intelligence could have an adverse affect on nuclear warfare in as little as 22 years.
The outlet shared a video depicting a nuclear attack on Washington, D.C., as many speculate about potential war between the nuclear-armed superpowers Russia and the U.S.
The man has spent two decades turning his suburban home into a fortress where he can wait out a nuclear winter.
"As crazy as Trump may be, deep down he has trust in Mattis's judgment," says former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta.
Nuclear disaster isn't the only event that experts fear.
CIA Director Mike Pompeo would not address "the capacity or the wisdom of a preemptive strike."
For the second year in a row, weather trumps weapons when it comes to greatest risks.
The National Review is telling readers that "the odds are overwhelming that you'll survive an initial blast."
Its atomic energy spokesman said Iran would "take first retaliatory action immediately."
The comment came after Trump remarked on the size of his nuclear button on Twitter.
North Korean leader says regime will "mass produce nuclear warheads" and speed their deployment.
North Korea says, "It's a pipe dream" that they'll ever give up their nukes.
A slim majority of voters believe the economy will improve in 2018, according to a Quinnipiac University poll.
Rodman also said Trump told him to "fuck off" when he tried to relay his secret requests from the North Korean dictator.
Beatrice Fihn said people could choose to ditch nuclear weapons or life.
The practice sessions come after North Korea slammed Trump as a "mentally deranged dotard" on Saturday.
There may be a psychological explanation for why the world is not more worried about possible nuclear warfare.