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MIT Professor: Greater Chance of Accidental Nuclear War Now Than During the Cold War

Changing technical conditions and issues, unstable political environments and geopolitical tensions are producing a greater danger of accidental nuclear war between the US and Russia than during the Cold War, according to Theodore A. Postol, a professor of Science, Technology, and International Security at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Theodore Postol was one of the main speakers at the World Russia Forum, held in Washington, DC, and is a prominent critic of US government missile defense policies.

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