Global nuclear tensions helped boost investments in atomic weapons production by around $81 billion last year, campaigners said Wednesday, urging investors to blacklist the companies that stock the world's nuclear arsenals.
A day after North Korea signaled it is willing to discuss giving up its nuclear weapons, the South China Morning Post reports that South Korea officials will deliver a “very unconventional” message from Kim Jong Un to the Trump administration. ...Show More Summary
Good news, everyone! North Korea has agreed to discuss giving up nuclear weapons! This represents a great milestone in the history of efforts to address the North Korean nuclear problem, and a vindication for Donald Trump and his policy of regularly antagonizing and denigrating Kim Jong-un. Here’s the headline, detailing North Korea’s commitment to freeze […]
With saber-rattling back in style, it’s a profitable time to invest in nukes. “They are capitalizing on chaos,” says ICAN. A new report from ICAN (International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons) and PAX is calling out the 20 biggest...Show More Summary
The US has reportedly begun talks to allow Saudi Arabia to enrich and process uranium. Washington usually requires countries sign a 123 Agreement on the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons, but the US-Saudi deal may possibly be set without...Show More Summary
North and South Korea have agreed to hold a summit at their heavily armed border next month, with Pyongyang saying it would consider abandoning nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees, Seoul said Tuesday. If confirmed by Pyongyang, the offer would mark the first time under the current leadership the North had declared itself willing to […]
North Korea appears to be sending mixed messages.
In his annual state of the nation speech on Thursday, President Vladimir Putin boasted that Russia is developing new types of nuclear weapons that will be invulnerable to U.S. missile-defense systems and, more broadly, will nullify America’s...Show More Summary
Iran's armed forces spokesman said on Saturday that there can be no talks on the country's missile programme without the West's destruction of its nuclear weapons and long-range missiles. "What Americans say out of desperation with regards...Show More Summary
The Trump administration is tempering concerns about a possibly renewed Cold War with Russia after a rattling speech by President Vladimir Putin Thursday. Putin announced that Russia has a new arsenal of nuclear weapons that he claims can reach anywhere and are impossible to intercept. Elizabeth Palmer reports.
Appearing on MSNBC on Saturday afternoon, the editor of a publication that examines military capabilities broke down Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent speech on expanding his country’s reach with nuclear weapons, and then painted a frightening portrait of a new Cold War that...
The president is at the center of all chaos in this White House. Three weeks away from his next election, Vladimir Putin announced that Russia had developed an invincible nuclear weapon. America shrugged. There is so much craziness happening in U.S. Show More Summary
Putin spent well over half an hour talking about futuristic Russian weapons but some noticed the footage they were shown was quite old.
During a speech on Thursday, Russian president Vladimir Putin showed test footage of a new intercontinental ballistic missile. The nuclear weapon, called the RS-28 Sarmat or Satan 2, has been in development since 2009. Putin claimedShow More Summary
Sebastien Roblin Security, Europe It can get around U.S. missile defenses. In a speech on March 1, 2018, Russian president Vladimir Putin detailed a half-dozen “invincible” new Russian weapons under development, which he assured would give his nation the ability to launch “unstoppable” nuclear attacks on the United States. Show More Summary
The answer from the U.S. government appears to be: No
Vladimir Putin’s announcement of new weapons systems to achieve nuclear parity was the result of the erosion of arms control regimes, such as the ill-advised U.S. withdrawal from the ABM treaty in 2002, Ray McGovern explains. By Ray McGovern Russian…Read more ?
After Russian President Vladimir Putin showed a video of weapons targeting Florida near the president's Mar-a-Lago, Trump made no comments. MSNBC Analyst...
The CIA’s “Operation Merlin,” which involved providing Iran with a flawed design for a nuclear weapon and resulted in an alleged whistleblower going to prison, was the perfect example of creating intelligence in order to justify operations, reports Gareth Porter. By…Read more ?
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s announcement on Thursday of major technological advances in nuclear weapons delivery systems appears to have caught the U.S. intelligence community unawares, reports Gilbert Doctorow. By Gilbert Doctorow President Vladimir Putin’s two-hour long address yesterday to the…Read more ?