Dave Majumdar Security, Asia The use of nuclear weapons is not likely, but local conflicts could spiral out of control rapidly. The risk of China and the United States going to war in the West Pacific is fairly small, but over time Washington...Show More Summary
Tokuko Kimura was 10 years old when she became victim to the first of the only nuclear attacks in history and 72 years later she's fighting to ensure it never happens again.
Every time the media mindlessly report Iran has a “nuclear weapons program” rather than a “nuclear program” (or, better, a “nuclear energy” or “nuclear power program”), they further advance the myth that Iran’s intentions or “ambitions” are to build a nuclear bomb, which is something we have no evidence it is doing or plans to do
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The top US commander in the Pacific warned Tuesday he must "imagine the unimaginable" in responding to the threat posed by the North Korea's nuclear weapons programme. Admiral Harry Harris, head of the US Pacific Command, made clearShow More Summary
Harry J. Kazianis Security, It would be hell. While we all can certainly debate what is or isn’t a modern-day existential threat in its present form, we can all certainly agree terrorists and also lesser capable nation-states (consider...Show More Summary
Pyongyang has the right to possess nuclear weapons to defend itself, said U.N. envoy Kim In-ryong.
North Korea on Monday told the United Nations that it will never negotiate the dismantling of its nuclear weapons unless the United States reverses its "hostile" policy. "Unless the hostile policy and the nuclear threat of the US is thoroughly eradicated, we will never put our nuclear weapons and ballistic rockets on the negotiation table under any circumstance," he said.
HMM: Could Hypersonic Weapons Make Nuclear War More Likely? The extremely high speeds hypersonic weapons travel at reduce an adversary’s ability to react to them. Suppose two nuclear-armed countries—let’s call them India and Pakistan—have hypersonic weapons and nuclear weapons. Show More Summary
The United States and South Korea on Monday launched a joint naval exercise in a fresh show of force against North Korea over its growing missile and nuclear threats. Tensions over the North's weapons programmes have soared in recent...Show More Summary
The anti-nuclear activist and whistleblower recalls Trump asking an adviser about nuclear weapons, “If we have them, why can’t we use them?” For most people, Daniel Ellsberg is known mainly for — or only for — the Pentagon Papers he leaked in 1971. Show More Summary
A high-ranking North Korean official says the country's development of nuclear weapons is necessary because of the threat posed by the United States and contends the nuclear program is for … Click to Continue »
The Iran deal prevents Iran from trying to develop nuclear weapons for at least a decade in exchange for relief from international economic sanctions.
Nuclear weapons may be humanity's most terrifying creations, but most people would be hard-pressed to say what, exactly, such an explosion might do to their town or city. To help the public get a handle on nuclear threats, Alex Wellerstein,...Show More Summary
Donald trump confirms reputation as deal breaker after walking out of UNESCO and the nuclear weapons treaty with Iran and there is anxiety in Europe as time runs out to resolve Catalonia's independence crisis.
BERLIN, Oct 14 (Reuters) - If the United States terminates the Iran nuclear deal or reimposes sanctions on Tehran it could result in Iran developing nuclear weapons and raise the danger of war close to Europe, Germany's foreign minister said on Saturday. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Given Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s hostility, removing American nuclear weapons from Turkey must be an option.
The nuclear weapons disarmament campaigners awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize denounced US President Donald Trump's decision on Friday to decertify the Iran nuclear deal, saying it makes proliferation more likely. "President Trump?s...Show More Summary
An Israeli strike on Iran's nuclear facilities wouldn't go unanswered. Editor’s Note: Please see previous works from our “Weapons of War” series including: Five NATO Weapons of War Russia Should Fear, Five Russian Weapons of War NATO...Show More Summary
The Latest on tensions between the United States and North Korea over its development of nuclear weapons (all times local): 3:05 p.m. President Donald Trump says he's open to the … Click to Continue »