The U.S. government doesn’t consider the B61-12 to be new – simply an upgrade of an existing weapon. Hans Kristensen, a nuclear weapons expert at the nonpartisan Federation of American Scientists in Washington, is resolute that the bomb violates a 2010 Obama administration pledge not to produce nuclear weapons with new military capabilities. “We do not have a nuclear guided bomb in our arsenal today,” Kristensen said. “It is a new weapon.”
Non-health effects include:
* 8% of Japan (30,000 sq.km), including parts of Tokyo, contaminated by radioactivity.
* Economic losses estimated between $300 and $500 billion.
Gareth Porter: Obama’s False Narrative on Iran — Zionists — and Sunni Dictators “Own” the White House and the Black House
Buying into the narrative that Iran is a rogue nuclear state could harm the thawing of relations between the country and the US
A nuclear conflict with Russia is likelier than you think
Phi Beta Iota: Lengthy, brilliant, and lacking context. The USA created the Cold War, NATO, and the military-industrial complex that creates conflict in partnership with predatory bankers, in order to sell war.