(Bonus) List of Nuclear Close Calls

Paul Harvey Podcast show

Summary: A nuclear close call is an incident that could lead to at least one unintended nuclear detonation/explosion. These incidents typically involve a perceived imminent threat to a nuclear-armed country which could lead to retaliatory strikes against the perceived aggressor. Damage of international nuclear exchange is not necessarily limited to the participating countries, as rapid climate change associated with even small- scale regional nuclear war could threaten food production worldwide—a nuclear famine.