War Is Boring
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War Is Boring

Destroyer of Worlds: Why the Danger of Nuclear War Persists

The Cold War is over, but the risk of atomic miscalculation is not

U.S. Trident II missile test. Department of Defense photo

Lots of ways to die

Chatham House counts 13 events that could have led to the accidental exchange of nuclear weapons. The institute doesn’t claim this list is comprehensive—these are just a few examples of the ones we know about.

We’re still in danger

These incidents also continued well past the end of the Cold War.



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