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Iconic ‘Doomsday Clock’ creeps to 2 minutes to midnight

Published by: American Thinker

By:  Rick Moran

WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 25: The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists unveil the 2018 “Doomsday Clock” January 25, 2018 in Washington, DC. Citing growing nuclear risks and unchecked climate dangers, the group moved the clock to two minutes before midnight, 30 seconds closer and the closest it has been since the height of the Cold War in 1953. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists announced yesterday that they have moved the hands of their “Doomsday Clock” to two minutes to midnight, indicating they believe the threat of nuclear war (and climate change) is more pronounced than at any time since the end of World War II.

The last time they moved the hands of the clock – from three minutes to 2.5 — was in 2017 after several threatening statements toward North Korea by Trump ratcheted up tensions on the Korean peninsula.

The scientists claim that because Trump has left the Paris Climate agreement and has issued bellicose statements against North Korea, the world stands closer to Armegeddon than at any time since the 1940’s.

NBC News:

“Neither allies nor adversaries have been […]

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