Nuclear War: A Scenario

Nuclear War - A Scenario

By Annie Jacobsen. Looks at the nuclear military establishment: the technologies, the safeguards, the plans, and the risks and gives a vivid picture of what could happen if our nuclear guardians fail. Examines the scenario of a nuclear missile inbound toward the United States and the handful of minutes to respond, based on dozens of interviews with military and civilian experts who have built the weapons, have been privy to the response plans, and have been responsible for those decisions should they have needed to be made. Read more.