NUCLEAR DISARRAY

WE'RE NOT SUPPOSED TO WORRY ABOUT ARMAGEDDON ANYMORE. BUT WHO'S SAFE WHEN THE RUSSIANS ARE LOSING CONTROL OVER THEIR ARSENAL?

Russian military officers stared wide-eyed at the glowing image on their radar screens: an incoming missile on course to hit Moscow in 15 minutes. They were tracking a rocket about the size of a U.S. submarine-launched Trident that seemed to be streaking in from the Norwegian Sea. There had been no particular tension between Russia and the U.S. on Jan. 25, 1995. Still, the officers knew that if this were a surprise attack, the first American missile to be fired would probably be from a submarine, aimed to detonate over Russia and generate an electromagnetic storm that would fry the country's...

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