PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that North Korea is responsible for the suffering of North Korean people from international economic sanctions imposed over its nuclear weapons. He voiced skepticism that humanitarian aid to alleviate that suffering would reach the people who need it.
A leaked draft of President Donald Trump's nuclear posture review seems to confirm that Russia has been building an underwater nuclear doomsday machine. Reports of the torpedo sent a chill down the spines of experts, who say it could...Show More Summary
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused Russia of undermining international sanctions against North Korea and weakening efforts to curb Kim Jong-Un's nuclear weapons program. "Russia is not helping us at all with North Korea," Trump told the Reuters news agency. Show More Summary
The US military wants to overhaul its atomic arsenal and develop a new type of low-yield weapon that experts worry could lead to greater proliferation and heighten the risk of nuclear war. The proposed changes to the nuclear weaponsShow More Summary
The United States’ new Nuclear Posture Review asserts that Russia’s Status-6 intercontinental, nuclear-armed undersea autonomous torpedo (AUV) is a real weapon and could be a genuine threat. “It certainly is a threat U.S. forces will need to take into account,” Bryan Clark, a former U.S. Show More Summary
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By David Brunnstrom and David Ljunggren VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Twenty nations agreed on Tuesday to consider tougher sanctions to press North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Pyongyang it could trigger a military response if it did not choose negotiations. Show More Summary
According to the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report, Nuclear War, cyber attacks and environmental disasters lead the record of man-made threats to international stability. Veuer's Chandra Lanier has the story.
Steve Weintz Security, No way. Here's why. The Tet Offensive in 1968 demonstrated what Communist resolve and capacity could achieve with conventional forces. Had nuclear weapons been introduced into the conflict by both sides, the United States would have faced the JASONs’ worst-case scenario. Show More Summary
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The Trump administration is considering developing two new sea-based nuclear weapons to combat the growing threats of China and Russia, according to new Department of Defence review of its nuclear strategy. The planned change to strategy...Show More Summary
A draft of the DoD's nuclear strategy says the U.S. could respond to certain “non-nuclear attacks” with nuclear weapons.
Twenty nations gathered in Vancouver to discuss the threat of North Korea nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.
VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Twenty nations agreed on Tuesday to consider tougher sanctions to press North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Pyongyang it could trigger a military response if it did not chose negotiations.
Dave Majumdar Security, Game changer or paper tiger? The United States’ new Nuclear Posture Review asserts that Russia’s Status-6 intercontinental, nuclear-armed undersea autonomous torpedo (AUV) is a real weapon and could be a genuine threat. Show More Summary
The decision sparked heated debate: Will it bolster the U.S. military's ability to deter threats, or make a nuclear war more likely?
To the editor: Happily, the missile alert in Hawaii proved to be a false alarm, but what if the purported target had been Washington? With the added warning of “THIS IS NOT A DRILL,” would our president have waited 38 minutes to confirm whether it was the real thing? (“For nearly 40 minutes, Hawaii...
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday he believes war over North Korea's nuclear weapons is avoidable — but he's worried and "not yet sure that peace is guaranteed." "There is a … Click to Continue »