Jeffrey W. Mason

February 1, 2018

February: This Month in Nuclear Threat History

February 1, 2006 – In one of the twenty known incidents of the attempted illicit sale of Russian bomb-grade fissile material in the last 25 years, […]
January 1, 2018

January: This Month in Nuclear Threat History

January 1, 1947 – President Harry Truman, who ordered the U.S. Army Air Force to drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki 17 months previously, signed […]
December 1, 2017

December: This Month in Nuclear Threat History

December 1, 2016 – Alex Wellerstein’s Washington Post article, “No One Can Stop President Trump From Using Nuclear Weapons,” concluded that, “When the legal framework for […]
November 1, 2017

November: This Month in Nuclear Threat History

November 5, 1951 – Easy, the fourth nuclear test explosion of Operation Buster-Jangle in a series of seven test blasts sponsored by Los Alamos National Laboratory, […]