nuclear war

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What Does a Nuclear Explosion Feel Like?

On the International Day Against Nuclear Tests, VICE's new film speaks to British atomic veterans to find out what it's like to experience an atomic bomb explosion up close.
Wester van Gaal
8.30.18
russia

Russian state TV is telling viewers to stockpile food in preparation for war

"Fewer sweets and more water."
David Gilbert
4.12.18
Society

A North Korean Refugee on His Escape From "the Best Country in the World"

Escaping North Korea cost him five years of his life. Jun Heo now wants to tell the whole world his story.
Guillaume Piedboeuf
2.10.18
NORTH KOREA

What I've Learned as a Tour Guide in North Korea

Rollerskating, sex jokes, and Leo in "Titanic." This is what young people in DPRK love.
Maddison Connaughton
1.23.18
nuclear holocaust

How to Build a Fallout Shelter Using Nothing but IKEA Furniture

"Obviously, real wood would be better. But that's better than nothing," an expert in disaster preparedness told me.
Nick Greene
11.9.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'Nuclear War May Break Out at Any Moment,' Says North Korea

"The entire US mainland is within our firing range."
River Donaghey
10.17.17
NORTH KOREA

How to Escape From North Korea

As a teenager, Yeonmi Park fled the brutal regime of Kim Jong-il. Now she's speaking out as his son threatens the world.
Maddison Connaughton
9.7.17
NORTH KOREA

An Expert Told Us How Trump Is Screwing Up the North Korea Situation

By refusing to negotiate and firing off angry tweets at both the regime and allies like South Korea, the 45th president seems to be flirting with disaster.
Mike Pearl
9.6.17
russia

How Howard Hughes Helped the CIA Try to Steal a Russian Nuclear Sub

The expensive attempt was largely a mechanical failure, but it was still one of the stranger covert ops in US history.
Seth Ferranti
8.24.17
nuclear war

We Spoke to North Koreans About the Nuclear Threat

Much has been made of how Donald Trump's "fire and fury" would affect the rest of the world – but what of the ordinary North Koreans living under Kim Jong-un?
Oscar Rickett
8.17.17
NORTH KOREA

This Whole North Korea Thing Is Escalating Quickly

The Hermit Kingdom reportedly has the warhead it needs to nuke the US, and Donald Trump is promising 'fire and fury' in response to threats.
Mike Pearl
8.8.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

North Korea Is Closer to Building a Nuclear-Capable ICBM Than We Thought

Experts thought it would take the Hermit Kingdom until 2020 to develop the technology. A new report from the Pentagon shaves two years off that estimate.
Drew Schwartz
7.26.17
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