Stanislav Petrov, Soviet Officer Who Helped Avert Nuclear War, Is Dead at 77

After a Soviet computer system warned that the Americans had launched a nuclear missile attack, he decided — correctly — that it was a false alarm. Source: World

Cuito Cuanavale Journal: In Angolan Town, Land Mines Still Lurk ‘Behind Every Bush’

Angola remains one of the world’s most heavily mined countries, and nowhere are there more than in Cuito Cuanavale. Source: World

Cold War Jitters Resurface as U.S. Marines Arrive in Norway

Despite being generally welcomed, the presence of the Marines — shown on Norwegian television dragging their suitcases through the snow — also provoked concerns. Source: World

The Interpreter: Trump, Promising Arms Race, Could Set World on Uncertain Path

If Mr. Trump should follow through on instigating a new nuclear arms race, the consequences could be severe and possibly catastrophic. Source: World