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At Germany’s last nuclear base, fears of a new arms race as US-Russia treaty collapses

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The home Elke Koller chose for her retirement has horse pastures and bird song, a tranquil garden where her grandchildren love to play and views that stretch for miles across the green hills of western Germany’s Eifel region. It is also close enough to a stash of nuclear weapons at a joint U.S.-German base that should they detonate, she would be vaporized within seconds. “It’s so nice here. I didn’t…