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6-2-06: 700-ton mushroom cloud in Nevada

Divine Strake... "...it is the first time in Nevada that you'll see a mushroom cloud over Las Vegas since we stopped testing nuclear weapons." --James Tegnelia, head of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency ... The Nuclear Information Project website ... documents nuclear policy and operations utilizing declassified government documents. It provides a very good overview of the technical aspects of this test and contains maps and illustrations.

Carrie Dann, Western Shoshone grandmother and Executive Director of the Western Shoshone Defense Project, "The U.S. has named this 700 ton explosive 'Divine Strake'. It's a mystery why they use 'devine.'..." According to Raymond Yowell, Chief of the Western Shoshone National Council, "We're opposed to any further military testing on Shoshone lands. This is a direct violation of the CERD finding and an affront to our religious belief - Mother Earth is sacred and should not be harmed. All people who are opposed to these actions by the U.S. should step forward and make their opposition known."

[ Read More ] [ What's the latest news on operation "Divine Strake" bomb test, scheduled June 2 in Nevada? | Weapons Test or Divine Provocation? | DIVINE STRAKE | Shundahai Network: the Divine Strake Test | April 4, 2006 joint press release of Shundahai Network and Western Shoshone Defense Project | Carrie Dann speaking in Portland on MayDay ]