We have heard a lot about the Russians lately. Poisoning defectors. Withdrawing from arms treaties. Sending out planes on territorial air patrols again for the first time since the cold war. Planting flags under the north pole in an attempt to claim the oil and gas reserves of the arctic for themselves. Generally being swagger and macho and scary.
For the past several months I have been growing more and more afraid of Russia. It really is starting to look like there is going to be an all-out brawl between them and Canada and the US over the North Pole.
I’m not happy about this.
And then this happened: Russia announced it had created the “Father of All Bombs“, a new kind of thermobaric weapon, the world’s most powerful non-nuclear device.
Sweet mother of god. This is not good.
Can somebody please tell me why global powers keep inventing more and more lethal weapons? Do we not have enough massive explosive things to kill each other with? Have we not already perfected the art of killing tens of thousands of people in one swipe? I mean, really…