The Obama administration secured vital support for the Iran deal this week, after it emerged that at least 42 senators endorsed the proposed agreement, announced in July in Vienna at a summit between Iran and world powers. The White House likely won't have to veto a congressional bill aimed against it, meaning the pact's smooth passage is […]
The Post reports: “King Salman of Saudi Arabia, a key ally of the United States, will not attend a summit this week at Camp David called to address security concerns among Persian Gulf nations about a potential nuclear deal with Iran, the Saudi foreign minister said Sunday.” To say this is a slight or an […]
US State Department Threat Reduction Programs Coordinator Bonnie Jenkins said that the United States is open to Russia attending the upcoming 2016 Nuclear Security Summit despite its lack of participation in the preparatory meetings...
via This didn't happen. The President of the United States, Barack Obama, didn't roll up to the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul on a skateboard. He didn't kick that board behind him like a bad habit before greeting South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, either. Show More Summary
It's not a Flight of the Conchords spoof. Map makers frequently forget to add New Zealand. At the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit, New Zealand's prime minister John Key took photos with the most powerful leaders around the globe...in front of a world map on which New Zealand didn't even exist. Read Full Story
Remember this exchange between Obama and then Russian president, and Putin's right-hand man, Dmitry Medvedev in March 2012 at the Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, South Korea? Obama: "This is my last election. After my election I have more flexibility." Medvedev: "I understand. Show More Summary
According to Russian diplomats, Russia has voiced that they will boycott the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit. The news comes after Russia was absent form the summit planning session that took place last week in Washington. At the time, it was unclear what Russia’s plans were regarding the summit. Show More Summary
Russia has failed to show up at meeting planning the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit, U.S and European officials said Monday, in a potentially serious blow to efforts by President Barack Obama to cement his legacy as leaving the world safer from nuclear terrorism than when he took office. Show More Summary
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe needs to address his country’s demographic challenges and overhaul its longstanding economic model, argues economist Milton Ezrati. Above, Abe attends the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague this spring with President Barack Obama. Show More Summary
Since the 2010 Nuclear Security Summit, Centers of Excellence have been recognized as an important part of the global nuclear security architecture. Centers of Excellence serve as a mechanism for ensuring individuals...
World leaders pose for a family photo on the last day of the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague, Netherlands, March 25, 2014. [AP File Photo] Since the 2010 Nuclear Security Summit, Centers of Excellence have been recognized as an important part of the global nuclear security architecture. Show More Summary
President Obama and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Nuclear Security Summit in March. The leaders will meet during Obama’s Asia trip this week; he will make stops in Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines. Credit:...Show More Summary
Just a few weeks ago, over 50 world leaders descended on the Netherlands (the Hague, to be more precise) for the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit. The long list of world leaders included President Obama, who brought the beachside village...Show More Summary
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at Hradcany Square in Prague, April 5, 2009. [AP File Photo] National Security Summit takes place in Washington, D.C., April 13, 2010. [AP File Photo] President Barack Obama signs the New START Treaty in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Feb. Show More Summary
Truly Gezellig in The Hague I’ve seen some of the Nuclear Security Summit 2014 here in The Hague and took a bit of video and some photo’s at the final press conference where Obama thanked the Dutch for a well organized summit and showed...Show More Summary
Free Tibet protesters were foiled by Chinese security officials, and a protest urging the US to stop Iran's nuclear ambitions was given prime real estate near the summit.
With so much changing so quickly in the world, why on earth are women still seems as "distractions" to some of the most important conversations of our time? The post If Women Can’t Serve Lunch at a UN Summit on Nuclear Security, What Does That Say About Men? appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Instead of asking about nuclear security at a two-day summit in the Netherlands on the subject, Jonathan Karl of ABC News asked President Barack Obama, "In China, in Syria, in Egypt and now in Russia, we've seen you make strong statements -- issue warnings that have been ignored. Show More Summary
Meetings between South Korean President Park Geun-hye, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and U.S. President Barack Obama at the nuclear security summit in The Hague this week come at a particularly opportune time. For President Obama,...Show More Summary
[How thick are the doors on Obama's everything-proof limo, The Beast ? Like, hella thick, bro. Photo taken at the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit at the Hague by Getty Images] Read more...