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The Nuclear War Near Miss of 1983: How a War Game Brought the World to the Brink of Nuclear Disaster

I have always been amazed how most people seem to know about how close the world came to nuclear destruction in the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962 but remain profoundly ignorant of the potentially far worse near miss, because there were … Continue reading

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The Terrifying Nuclear Autumn of 1983 by Alexander Zaitchik

I don’t know a single one of my friends who realizes how close we came to nuclear war in 1983. They know about the Cuban Missile Crisis but the far worse, higher risk and much more nuclear armed world of … Continue reading

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