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By Steve McKeown Original to Rise Up Times Nukewatch Summer 2020 This coming August the National Veterans for Peace (VFP) Convention was to be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the Trinity bomb test in New Mexico. The theme of […]
“We call for the nuclear bombs to be returned to the US immediately. The Germans want these nuclear weapons out of Germany, and so do we.”
The original Nuclear Heartland featured the first-ever publicly available maps and road directions to remote, unguarded missile sites and to their Launch Control Centers. The revised edition has updated maps, improved directions, and photos of the three remaining fields. New chapters also chronicle protests sparked by scandals caused by Air Force crews and recent calls from authoritative, high-level officials–not just from peace and disarmament organizations–for the total elimination of land-based ICBMs.
REVIEW | Nuclear Heartland : A guide to the 450 land-based missiles of the United States (Nukewatch, 2015) revised edition
The updated book… reminds readers that 26 years after the end of the Cold War, the intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) system, now at less than half its former size, remains on alert with its missiles ready to launch—even though it has been declared useless, dangerous and ripe for elimination by high-ranking military and political officials.
One of the publications that I’ve been receiving for years is Nukewatch which comes out quarterly and is filled – every inch of it – with the latest information on nuclear power, nuclear weapons, nuclear accidents and nuclear waste. The following is an abridged version of their Spring 2014 issue plus a paragraph from the spring edition […]