Post Cold War Lesson from Chernobyl

Recently completing the book: Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham (2019, Simon and Schuster)—a fascinating, thorough account of the Chernobyl accident from the design of the unit to today, I discovered, in a sense, my own ignorance. Not only a veteran (Navy), I am a baby-boomer who came of age in the 1970’s. This means that I am of the generation that learned the cold war American perspective of what it meant to live in…