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Grim.

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“…..the more experience I had with the Soviet leaders and other heads of state who knew them, the more I began to realize that many Soviet officials feared us not only as adversaries but as potential aggressors who might hurl nuclear weapons at them in a first strike; because of this, and perhaps because of a sense of insecurity and paranoia with roots reaching back to the invasions of Russia by Napoleon and Hitler, they had aimed a huge arsenal of nuclear weapons at us.”

Just wait until some who care less about deterrance obtain nuclear weapons…. .

http://theweek.com/articles/584746/newly-declassified-documents-reveal-how-america-missed-major-nuclear-war-scare

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/in-1983-war-scare-soviet-leadership-feared-nuclear-surprise-attack-by-us/2015/10/24/15a289b4-7904-11e5-a958-d889faf561dc_story.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Able_Archer_83

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Light posting for the holidays, as I am traveling… .

NUKEMAP-Cuban-Missile-Crisis-DCIn the meantime, contemplate current events.

In the context of this:

http://money.cnn.com/2014/11/18/technology/security/energy-grid-hack/index.html

And perhaps some predictions:

http://news.yahoo.com/2015-security-predictions-iot-attacks-113600476.html;_ylt=AwrBEiQLOpRUmmcAdr3QtDMD

http://m.washingtonexaminer.com/house-cyber-chair-warns-first-sony-next-the-electric-grid-wall-street/article/2557607

Or worse:

http://www.zerohedge.com/contributed/2013-02-08/currency-wars-often-lead-trade-wars-which-turn-can-devolve-hot-wars

And then have fun with this site:

http://www.nuclearsecrecy.com/nukemap/

Enjoy, and Happy Holiday Merry Christmas!