No, the US Could Not ‘Deflect a Nuclear Missile’ Aimed at It

And no, there is no such thing as a ‘safe’ modern nuclear war.

Public domain image from U.S. Air Force depicting Strategic Defense Initiative design; Source: Wikimedia Commons

In the past week, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has jerked many Americans’ focus away from their usual navel-gazing toward actually paying attention to what’s going on in another part of the world. God forbid.

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Stephanie Leguichard

Stephanie Leguichard

Writer, editor, leftist activist. Endlessly fascinated by the complexities of human minds and cultures. Completing my MA in Anthropology. sleguichard@gmail.com