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North Korea
Barack Obama

The race to make plutonium-238, the nuclear power source we need to keep exploring space

The Nuclear Arms Race Is Back: Russia Furious As US Launches European Ballistic Missile Shield

Back in November 2008, then Russian president Dmitry Medvedev made a stark warning to NATO: "<b>Russia will deploy Iskander missile systems in its</b> …

Nuclear whistleblower faces fresh charges, 30 years on

Mordechai Vanunu accused of breaching strict controls on movement Former technician blew whistle on Israel’s nuclear weapons programme<p>Among all the talk of whistleblowers as heroes - Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning, Julian Assange, the Panama Papers leaker - one is rarely mentioned.<p>Mordechai Vanunu …

ISIS sympathizer charged with plotting bomb at Florida beach is due in court | Fox News

A Florida man accused of conspiring to detonate a bomb at a Florida Keys beach is due in court following several delays in the case.<p>A federal judge set a status hearing Wednesday in the case of 24-year-old Harlem Suarez, who's currently set for a July trial.<p>The FBI says Suarez drew inspiration from …

Islamic State (ISIS)

The NSA once published a spy newsletter bragging about the success of tapping foreign satellites

<i>The Intercept</i> announced Monday that it would publish the entire archive of the National Security Agency's Top Secret internal newsletter — documents …

Nuclear Weapons Are Scary -- But We Can Do Something About Them

Nuclear weapons are scary. The risk of use by accident, intention or terror. The climate consequences. The fact that they are designed and built to vaporize thousands of people with the push of a button. Scary. Fortunately, there is something we can do.<p>We know that nuclear weapons are scary, but we …

Trident nuclear weapons replacement to cost £205bn, campaigners warn

Replacing Britain’s aging Trident nuclear deterrent will likely cost £205 billion (US$296 billion), more than doubling since it was calculated in 2014, disarmament campaigners warn.<p>Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) calculated the figure using the latest publicly-available data, answers to …

A Call for Russia and the U.S. to Cooperate in Protecting Against Nuclear Terrorism

We believe that the likelihood of a nuclear catastrophe is greater today than it was during the Cold War. In the Cold War our nation lived with the danger of a nuclear war starting by accident or by miscalculation. Indeed, the U.S. had three false alarms during that period, any one of which might …

India could have gone nuclear as early as 1964: US intelligence | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

As early as 1964, the US intelligence community had concluded that India was in a position to develop nuclear weapons, a declassified State …

Voters trust Trump on economy, Clinton on foreign policy, nuclear weapons

More American voters trust Donald Trump to do a better job than Hillary Clinton on the issue most say will decide their vote this year: the economy. But, Clinton tops Trump in other key areas, including foreign policy -- and nuclear weapons.<p>That’s according to a new Fox News national poll on top …

Government

Would the U.S. Drop the Bomb Again?

Public opinion supported the strike on Hiroshima—and if provoked, many Americans might well back nuclear attacks on foes like Iran and al Qaeda<p>The White House’s recent announcement that President Barack Obama will be the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima has sparked an intense debate …

National Security
North Korea

The Bush Administration, U.S. Nuclear War-Fighting Policy & the War On Iraq

<i>“The most ambitious (damage limiting) strategy dictates a first strike capability against an enemy’s strategic offensive forces which seeks to</i> …

Pensioner claims to have found hidden Nazi nukes

Using a ground penetrating radar, 70-year-old Peter Lohr, says he discovered huge caverns in the ground under the Jonastal in Thuringia.<p>Furthermore, …