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  • Soviets Built a Doomsday Machine; It’s Still Alive
    By on September 23, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments


    An anonymous reader points out a story in Wired introducing us to the Doomsday Machine built by the Soviet Union in the 1980s — and that remains active to this day. It was called “Perimeter.” The article explains why the device was built, and why the Soviets considered it to be something that kept the peace, even though they never told the US about it. “[Reagan's] strategy worked. Moscow soon believed the new US leadership really was ready to (more…)