Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Melvin A. Goodman — A Close Call on Doomsday

The USSR believed that the US under President Reagan was preparing a first strike. The present Russian government likely does, too.

Itchy trigger fingers yet again.

Consortium News
A Close Call on Doomsday
Melvin A. Goodman

1 comment:

lastgreek said...

Another close call in '62:

"The Okinawa missiles of October"

John Bordne, a resident of Blakeslee, Penn., had to keep a personal history to himself for more than five decades. Only recently has the US Air Force given him permission to tell the tale, which, if borne out as true, would constitute a terrifying addition to the lengthy and already frightening list of mistakes and malfunctions that have nearly plunged the world into nuclear war....