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Doomsday Clock; Hovers closest to "Midnight" since 1947.

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posted on Sep, 18 2019 @ 10:54 PM
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nvm
edit on 18-9-2019 by vonclod because: Somebody beat me to it




posted on Sep, 27 2019 @ 11:54 PM
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Even just over the last few days, lots of these articles have been popping up. Collective consciousness, or just the current trend due to the current political climate...


If a nuclear bomb is dropped on your city, here's what you should (and shouldn't) do to stay alive

Business Insider




Nuclear war warning: Threat remains the ‘biggest risk’ to humanity - claim

NUCLEAR war is the “single most existential risk” humanity faces and they have the ability to “end our species”, an expert has warned.

Express


Finally the next one has a near complete list featuring everything known to have been manufacted as well as current nuclear ordinance and it's specific yield capabilities.

Nuke Map

These were just a few articles and or resources I've noticed, and having more recent dates, I figured they were worth sharing.




posted on Oct, 7 2019 @ 10:32 PM
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Yet another article, a comprehend and detailed one, this is quite worth the time spent to read it. I'm going to keep posting related info here as it's found or published. Hopefully it will prove useful.



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All statements of fact, opinion or analysis expressed are those of the author and do not reflect the official positions or views of the CIA or any other U.S. government agency. Nothing in the contents should be construed as asserting or implying U.S. government authentication of information or CIA endorsement of the author’s views. This material has been reviewed by the CIA to prevent the disclosure of classified information.

In the 1950s and 1960s, Americans genuinely and rightly feared the prospect of nuclear war with the Soviet Union. Schoolchildren regularly participated in air raid drills. Federal, state and local governments prepared for operations in the event of a nuclear emergency. More than a few worried citizens built backyard bomb shelters and stockpiled provisions.

Today, that old dread of disaster has all but disappeared, as have the systems that helped preclude it. But the actual threat of nuclear catastrophe is much greater than we realize.

Diplomacy and a desire for global peace have given way to complacency and a false sense of security that nuclear escalation is outside the realm of possibility. That leaves us unprepared for—and highly vulnerable to—a nuclear attack from Russia.

In fact, cyber technologies, artificial intelligence, advanced hypersonic weapons delivery systems and antisatellite weaponry are making the U.S.-Russian shadow war much more complex and dangerous than the old Cold War competition.

They are blurring traditional lines between espionage and warfare, entangling nuclear and conventional weaponry, and erasing old distinctions between offensive and defensive operations.

WASHINGTON AND THE WORLD

We’re More at Risk of Nuclear War With Russia Than We Think
U.S. lawmakers on both sides of the aisle need to start addressing the danger.

By GEORGE BEEBE October 07, 2019


George Beebe is vice president and director of studies at the Center for the National Interest, a nonpartisan think tank in Washington. He is also the former head of Russia analysis at the CIA, and the author of The Russia Trap: How Our Shadow War with Russia Could Spiral into Nuclear Catastrophe.


It's clearly a subject that's on collective minds, otherwise so many articles wouldn't be rehashed with such frequency.



posted on Oct, 8 2019 @ 12:14 AM
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a reply to: ADVISOR




Seriously.



posted on Oct, 8 2019 @ 12:28 AM
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a reply to: ADVISOR

The "Cold War" never ended completely.
The fall of Soviet Totalitarianism,
led to the rise of Chinese Totalitarianism.

Somewhere in between, Technocracy
vies to usurp Capitalism.
Technocracy seeks to put a "Peeping Tom"
in the bedroom of every person on this planet.

The fastest route to achieve this end would be
to create a symbiotic relationship with Chinese
Totalitarianism. Total Control for the foreseeable
future. It was all in the bag until Trump showed up.

That is why they hate him.
Great thread ! S&F





posted on Oct, 9 2019 @ 01:22 PM
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Continuing to update this thread as material is released, I'll post all related content here, as to cut down on repeat discussions.

Whether or not people agree or disagree with the tracking of potential nuclear threats, no one should underestimate or disregard the very real and serious possibly of a military or rogue group from utilizing the option.

To write off such a globally devastating threat which by the way is more serious than some alleged global warming, is beyond stupid and a shining example of pure ignorance.

So if this discussion isn't for you, don't read it. Why waste time posting a new discussion talking down about it?

Coward move, that's why. You know who you are ...

Dont be that guy, grow a pair already what is this highschool.

On that note, here is the most recent report I've found related to nuclear threats and how they can still play out.



Study: a nuclear war between India and Pakistan could lead to a mini-nuclear winter

Both countries are expanding their nuclear arsenals.

Students in Mumbai rally against nuclear weapons on the anniversary of the world’s first wartime use of nuclear weapons at Hiroshima.

More than 90 percent of the world’s nuclear weapons are held by the United States and Russia. The world’s other nuclear powers — Britain, China, France, Israel, India, and Pakistan — are believed to maintain much smaller arsenals, probably 100 to 300 warheads each. But in the past few years, India and Pakistan are believed to have expanded their nuclear capabilities.

By Kelsey Piper  Oct 9, 2019, 1:10pm EDT

When rival nations have large nuclear arsenals





posted on Oct, 9 2019 @ 06:49 PM
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I remember an era before the Berlin Wall came down, a time when communism and nuclear war was a very real threat to the world balance. If you don't remember the Berlin Wall, then honestly I don't care about your opinion, because you don't know.

Ask any one who's lived it, the threat of nuclear war or a WWIII is very real and almost happened more times than people realize.

To those of us who lived it and experienced life in that time, it's very real.

That's why this is worth tracking.

There will always be a nuclear threat now, we can't un-invent it.
These reasons motivate my interests in such information.

Growing up with grand parents and a great depression pantry, makes me realize how important it is to be aware and prepared. Look at California power shutdown for example, 800k people without electricity is just as bad as any natural disaster or made made one, stuff happens be ready.

Be ready for what life throws at you, because it's pitching a fast curve ball.



World War 3:
The best country to escape to if war breaks out as Turkey attacks Syria named

WORLD War 3 is a prospect which is likely to strike fear into the hearts of many Britons. While it’s hoped such a war is something that will never take place, there’s no denying the growing tension on the world stage, especially as Turkey launches attacks on Syria.

Where is the safest place in the world to escape to if WW3 does break out?

Should World War 3 come to pass, Britons could well be best off escaping to the most peaceful countries of the world.

Unfortunately, according to the 2019 Global Peace Index, the UK doesn’t even make the top 10 for the world’s most peaceful countries.

The Global Peace Index - produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace - measures the level of societal safety and security; the extent of ongoing domestic and international conflict; and the degree of militarisation.

The Global Peace Index stated: “Half of the countries in Europe, the world’s most peaceful region, have deteriorated in peacefulness since 2008.

By HARRIET MALLINSON
19:06, Wed, Oct 9, 2019 | UPDATED: 19:07, Wed, Oct 9, 2019

WWIII Express



Sounds like a serious issue that can't get better, and will only continue to escalate until some one crosses a line. We already know terrorists will use a nuclear weapon if possible, rogue states will if the opportunity allows, and with perceived global tensions only getting worse, imagined or not, one day one time is all it's going to take me a to set off a chain reaction.

Is that really worth dismissing?
edit on 9-10-2019 by ADVISOR because: Spelling



posted on Oct, 12 2019 @ 04:05 AM
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World War 3:
Chilling map given to US citizens showing Nazi invasion revealed

Many historians dub the Cold War, which was naturally born out of World War 2, the closest mankind has ever come to a third global conflict. However, relationships were also strained before the events of 1939, following the Soviet invasions of several Baltic states and the joint invasion of Poland, which inevitably led to their expulsion from the League of Nations.

Despite this, the two superpowers put their problems aside in 1941 to fight a common enemy in Adolf Hitler and through the Lend-Lease Act, the US – with some help from the UK and Canada – supplied the USSR with around £100billion worth of supplies, including more than 14,000 planes, 44,000 jeeps, 375,000 trucks, 8,000 tractors and 12,000 tanks.

By CALLUM HOARE
PUBLISHED: 16:56, Fri, Oct 11, 2019
UPDATED: 17:00, Fri, Oct 11, 2019



Always keeping tabs on North Korea with public sources of information, it's no surprise they make bold claims between launches.

I'm not holding my breath, because it's only a matter of time before they really do manufacture a functional system.




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