Some fear that enemy nations like the United States and Israel may be behind the fire, but no evidence or confirmation has been issued. In the past, the Stuxnet computer virus was used to attack Natanz. It was widely believed that the US and Israel had developed the virus. … [Read more...] about Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility damaged in fire
Legality of the threat or use of nuclear weapons
According to the official cited, the blast destroyed "much of the aboveground parts" of the facility, where cutting-edge centrifuges had been placed before being put into operation. The early Thursday explosion resulted in a fire and was confirmed by Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, with agency spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi saying that the plant "is operating as usual", since the reactor was not damaged in the incident and there were no casualties. … [Read more...] about Explosion in Iran’s Natanz Nuclear Facility Caused by Bomb, Report Claims
Depp's attorney Adam Waldman said: 'When Amanda de Cadenet, Amber Heard’s best friend and #MeToo activist recants her support for Ms Heard and testifies against her, you know we have reached the beginning of the end of Ms. Heard’s abuse hoax against Johnny Depp. … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE: MeToo activist Amanda de Cadenet drops support for close friend Amber Heard and will no longer testify after listening to her ‘verbally abusing’ Johnny Depp in bombshell tapes, as she feels ‘used and misled’ by actress
The fact that there have been no public announcements no doubt has to do with the sensitivity of the issue of nuclear deterrence. "When the US umbrella and its nuclear posture in Europe and other places is called into question," said Kleine-Brockhoff, "a lot of small and medium-sized countries will feel the need to become nuclear powers themselves." Uncertainty alone could set off a chain reaction among partners and rivals alike. … [Read more...] about How will Europe guarantee its security without the US?
How I love that passage. It isn't just that it appears without attribution, as if the reader should accept such an anecdote without citation. What's so priceless is that, even in a scenario where it improbably proved to be true, a writer and editor would still have just slipped it into the article as a casual aside, quietly achieving the biggest buried lede in history. Adds the next sentence, "Today, pundits argue that dirty tricks by Carville and Begalia [sic] were something new on the horizon for Democrats and were borrowed from decades of Republican campaigns. But Johnson was a pioneer of the Clinton War Room." A near nuclear disaster is mentioned not as something to dwell on or condemn, but as incidental example of the actual subjects to be dwelled upon: liberal media bias and how it enables the rotten tricks that those evil Democrats play during political campaigns. … [Read more...] about Andrew Breitbart and James O’Keefe Ruined Him, and Now He Gets $100,000