Nuclear War Archive

Global Zero on Trump’s Nuclear Posture Review: Plan Makes Nuclear War More Likely

The Trump Administration Nuclear Posture Review, released today, calls for the development of new, more usable nuclear weapons, and expanding the number of scenarios when  the first use of nuclear weapons would be considered, including in response to a non-nuclear attack. The plan renews the calls for massive spending to replace all legs of the

As Doomsday Clock Ticks Closer to Midnight, Global Zero Calls for Emergency Action to Stop Nuclear War

Moments ago, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists moved its iconic Doomsday Clock 30 seconds closer to midnight, signaling the increased likelihood of a global existential catastrophe. The Clock now stands at two minutes to midnight, meeting the previous high-water mark set in 1953, the year after the United States and the Soviet Union first tested