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Global Maps That Forget New Zealand Exists

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

The "Flexible" US President

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

Russia Plans To Boycott Nuclear Summit, What Does It Mean?

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 boycotts nuclear meeting

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

Mr. Abe, Japan’s economy needs more

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

Strengthening Nuclear Security Sustainability

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...

Strengthening Nuclear Security Sustainability

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

Obama, traveling in Asia, confronts a region warily watching Ukraine crisis

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

Noordwijk: Vesper Hotel Wants to Take Boutique to a Dutch Beach

8 months agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

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

Five Years After Prague: Nuclear Security and the Road Ahead

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

Obama: Truly Gezellig in The Hague

9 months agoTravel / Hotels : Happy Hotelier

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

Out of Sight, Out of Mind? Nuclear Security Summit Protests

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.

If Women Can’t Serve Lunch at a UN Summit on Nuclear Security, What Does That Say About Men?

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.

Obama Asked: Is U.S. Influence in Decline?

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

Improving Trilateral Relations in East Asia: A Key to Long-Term Regional Peace and Stability

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?

9 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

[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...

'Security' Is Not 17,000 Nuclear Weapons

This week, world leaders gathered in The Hague for President Obama's Nuclear Security Summit, an initiative aimed at preventing nuclear terrorism by securing nuclear materials. It's a worthwhile endeavor. Many countries are awash in dangerous nuclear material -- enough to make tens of thousands of weapons of mass destruction. Show More Summary

Obama with EU at Nuclear Summit: Russian 'Isolation Will Deepen'

President Obama spoke at the third Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague where he and the European Union showed an alliance with each other and Ukraine against Russia. Obama said Russia’s actions will not drive apart the US and EU. He also hopes trade deals will help lessen Europe’s dependency on Russian energy. Show More Summary

Countries Commit To Secure Nuclear Material At Hague Summit

Countries took important steps to reduce nuclear material at the Nuclear Security Summit in the Hague this week, but there is still more work to be done. The post Countries Commit To Secure Nuclear Material At Hague Summit appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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