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30pm on OSN Premiere In order to save the planet from nuclear annihilation, Charles and Erik use their unique powers to avert a global thermonuclear war during the Bay of Pigs crisis.
Syria's action in building an illicit plutonium production reactor, North Ko rea's decision to provide it, and the Israeli move to destroy it all raised troubling issues and dangers, but global thermonuclear war was not among them, contrary to Rosenbaum (and to an anonymous British official whose quote about the world at that moment being on the edge of the bloody Book of Revelation" sets off Rosenbaum's chain of imagining).
The apocalyptic specter of global thermonuclear war created a situation where the superpowers as early as the Korean War were not willing to fight each other openly.
; Australia) the concept of nuclear deterrence is about more than preventing global thermonuclear war, "it is about pursuing and protecting national interests and preventing limited conflicts" and thus remains a topic of contemporary relevance, the end of the Cold War notwithstanding.
Though aware of the many obstacles, Craig concludes that given "the statistical certainty of global thermonuclear war occurring as long as interstate anarchy and nuclear arsenals persist" (p.
What do you have planned for an encore, global thermonuclear war or maybe World War III?
Iraq did not threaten us with global thermonuclear war, after all.
Arnold Schwarzenegger's Terminator movies also posit a future blighted by the results of a global thermonuclear war -- in this case, one started by intelligent machines that rebel against their human creators.