The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation has launched a brand new podcast – Nukes of Hazard. It’s a 15-minute bi-weekly roundup of the most important nuclear news and some lesser known stories on weapons of mass destruction history.
One single person has the sole authority to launch U.S. nuclear weapons: The President of the United States. We spoke with Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA) about his bill that would limit presidential nuclear authority. Our analysts also discuss the latest North Korean ballistic missile test that could have struck U.S. territory.
In this episode, former Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance Mallory Stewart talks about Syria’s chemical weapons program and the steps the U.S. government have taken to deter future chemical weapons attacks by the Assad regime.
During the Korean War, General Douglas MacArthur requested permission to use more than 30 nuclear weapons. This episode dives into the story and takes you inside modern day North Korea with MIT expert Dr. Jim Walsh.
In 1961, a nuclear bomb almost detonated over North Carolina. The first episode, Goldsboro and the Nuclear News explains how a nuclear catastrophe was barely avoided, and brings you up to date on two key nuclear news stories in North Korea and Iran.