5 Oct 2023

Deterrence's end?

Di Fabio Bozzo|2023-10-05T15:50:28+02:005 October 2023|Categorie: Commenti e opinioni, Guerra e Difesa|Tag: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Commenti

The rise of controlled nuclear fusion could lead to "clean" H-bombs capable of challenging deterrence between superpowers. However, a monopoly, even a temporary one, by democracies could ensure years of peace.

28 Aug 2023

Prometheus Chained. Oppenheimer, or of man facing technology.

Di Emanuele Mastrangelo|2023-08-28T10:45:15+02:0028 August 2023|Categorie: Commenti e opinioni, Cultura e Scienza|Tag: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Commenti

Nolan's Oppenheimer is being released in Italian theaters at the same time as Miyazaki's re-release of Kaze tachinu: two tragic reflections on man as a prisoner of his own destiny in the face of history and technology.

14 Dec 2022

Nuclear weapons: how China is preparing to overtake the U.S.

Di Patty Jane Geller|2022-12-14T10:44:19+01:0014 December 2022|Categorie: Commenti e opinioni, Guerra e Difesa|Tag: , , , , |0 Commenti

A Chinese advantage in capacity to produce warheads provides President Xi Jinping a path to nuclear superiority, should he choose to pursue it. The U.S., for its part, would have few options to respond if China decided to continue building beyond 1,500 warheads.

3 Mar 2022

War in Ukraine: is there a risk of escalation?

Di Daniele Scalea|2022-03-03T15:00:08+01:003 March 2022|Categorie: Commenti e opinioni, Politica estera|Tag: , , , , , , , |0 Commenti

One aspect of the spiral of war is that it can occur regardless of the will of the participants, as a simple result of their interaction. A major war may break out inadvertently, because the concatenation of threats, responses, retaliation, leads the contenders where they did not think they would go.

13 Dec 2021

Si ingrossano le forze nucleari cinesi: un mondo tripolare?

Di Dean Cheng|2021-12-13T09:10:46+01:0013 December 2021|Categorie: Commenti e opinioni, Guerra e Difesa|Tag: , , , , , , , , , |0 Commenti

L'enorme espansione della forza nucleare cinese, insieme ai rapporti su un nuovo bombardiere intercontinentale, suggerisce che Pechino stia abbandonando la posizione di deterrenza nucleare minima.

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