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1945-1998 Bulletin backfile available via Google Books

As of December 9, 2008, 53 years of Bulletin content is now available online for free at Google Books. This archive begins with the first issue of the magazine--originally published in December 1945--and includes every year thereafter until 1998.

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Trumping The Manchurian Candidate. Again.

Political pundits have been making many references lately to The Manchurian Candidate, but few seem to know the origins of the phrase.
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Laurélène Faye

Laurélène Faye just graduated with a masters in Public Policy and Global Affairs from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, and was part of a project that examined Canada’s position on the Nuclear Ban Treaty.
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JEDI: Outlook for stability uncertain as Pentagon migrates to the cloud

As the Pentagon migrates vast amounts of data, including some nuclear secrets, to a private-sector cloud service, will incentives to launch nuclear war increase?

The United States has learned the wrong lessons from previous diplomacy with North Korea

Physical steps to change North Korea’s relationship with the West may be key to rolling back their nuclear weapons program.
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COMPASS: a new AI-driven situational awareness tool for the Pentagon?

The new project’s goals are to increase a commander’s “situational awareness and reduce the ambiguity of actors and objectives in gray-zone environments”—where a “gray zone” is characterized as “limited conflict, sitting between ‘normal’ competition between states and what is traditionally thought of as war.”
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Tech workers revolt

Employees of Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and other tech companies are getting vocal about not wanting their work weaponized.

Nuclear Roundup: 4/26/2018

A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea North Korea’s nuclear test caused collapse, study says In upcoming Korea summit, expert sees promise — and uncertainty North Korea’s nuclear test site has collapsed … and that may be why Kim Jong-un suspended tests North Korea’s Punggye-ri nuclear test site: Unusual activity observed South … Continued
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Beyond imagining

A powerful new computer simulation is helping government agencies predict what every single survivor would do after a nuclear explosion in Washington, D.C.
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China’s strategic arsenals in a new era

China’s military is pursuing rapid innovation across a range of emerging technologies. The result could be a shift in strategic balance across the Asia-Pacific—and beyond.

Current Time

Overview Current Time FAQ Timeline Dashboard Multimedia Exhibit Full Statement It is now two minutes to midnight 2018 Doomsday Clock Statement Science and Security Board Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Editor, John Mecklin Statement from the President and CEO The year just past proved perilous and chaotic, a year in which many of the risks … Continued

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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned, but for the climate it’s business as usual By Dawn Stover | Climate Change, What We’re Reading Vaccine causing polio in Africa? Context from an expert By Lucien Crowder | Biosecurity, Interviews Another chance to step up: Canada and the Nuclear Ban Treaty By Laurélène Faye, M. V. Ramana | Nuclear Risk, Opinion … Continued

Is China seeking “quantum surprise?”

Will quantum technologies revolutionize the military landscape? China seems intent on finding out.

Artificial intelligence and national security

From Harvard University's Belfer Center, this study of artificial intelligence and its likely security implications is an outstanding one-stop primer on the subject.

The atomic age bears America’s original sin

The American Bomb was the white men’s bomb. A secure future demands that everyone have a seat at the table.

Tech entanglement—China, the United States, and artificial intelligence

US enterprises can benefit from collaborating with China on AI. But they also risk being exploited by the Chinese Communist Party.