Nuclear Weapons

Will the U.S. Go to War? Iran Says it Feels Like Iraq Right Before the Invasion

Iran's top diplomat has compared a recent U.S. exhibition about his country's alleged growing missile threat to the rhetoric heard in the days …

Iran

Rocket Men: The Team Building North Korea’s Nuclear Missile

North Korea’s nuclear missile progress has stunned the world. Here are some of the scientists behind it.

North Korea

Deceptive Deja Vu

In France, all right-thinking people know instinctively what the <i>pensée unique</i> is—the socially acceptable view on any subject that ensures a Parisian …

Conservative View

The Iran-U.S. Trigger List

The Middle East is not unaccustomed to instability and conflict. Yet three interconnected developments, feeding on and exacerbating one another, …

Middle East

Congress just missed the deadline to reimpose sanctions on Iran. So, now what?

Two months ago, President Donald Trump triggered a deadline about to come due on the Iran nuclear deal by decertifying Iran’s compliance. That meant …

Iran

The Master of Chaos vs. the Iranian Nuclear Agreement

The two-month mark is fast approaching when Congress could reimpose sanctions on Iran, possibly giving leaders in Tehran the right to pull out of the …

Iran

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EST

Jones victorious in stunning Alabama Senate upset<p>MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's …

Donald Trump

Haley vows to give 'irrefutable evidence' Iran 'violated international obligations'

Nikki Haley, the United States ambassador to the United Nations, is set to lay out Thursday what the Trump administration claims is "irrefutable …

Iran

The Navy's Battleships Will Never Make a Comeback (Ever)

And the reasons should be obvious. <i>But the most important advances may come in survivability.The biggest reason to build big ships may be the promise</i> …

War

Europeans help sway Congress to punt on legislation that could kill Iran deal

Concerted European diplomatic efforts have helped persuade Congress to not pass legislation that would violate the Iran nuclear deal, for now.

Iran

McMaster previews new national security strategy ahead of next week's official debut

National security adviser H.R. McMaster on Tuesday gave a preview of the Trump administration’s new national security policy, which he said will be …

Foreign Policy

Australia’s ‘Hiroshima’ you never knew about

That’s according to nuclear test survivor Sue Coleman-Haseldine, 67, who was raised in the shadow of British nuclear tests carried out at Emu Field …

North Korea

Bennett: Hold Iran accountable for Hezbollah aggression

Comparing Iran to an octopus sending out terrorist tentacles to attack Israel, Education Minister Naftali Bennett this week said Jerusalem should …

Iran

Iran's foreign minister warns Europe away from 'unreliability' of the U.S.

Iran’s foreign minister blamed the Trump administration in an op-ed published Sunday for “tantrums” on issues related to foreign policy, calling on European nations not to follow the lead of the U.S. when it comes to relations with the Islamic Republic.<p>“Unfortunately, for the past 11 months, the …

Iran

Hiroshima activist urges nuclear weapons ban as group collects Nobel Peace Prize

A leading activist in the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, has likened her group's aim with …

News (Ireland)

Tremors, Aftershocks Felt Near North Korean Nuclear Missile Test Site

As tensions grow between the United States and North Korea, the U.S. and its allies are constantly on the lookout for signs of potential nuclear …

North Korea

UK Foreign Secretary Highlights Iran’s Regional Role

In a Sunday meeting in Tehran with Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi, Johnson underscored the significant role …

Iran

Pope urges nuclear disarmament, climate-change solutions

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is calling for a world without nuclear arms and for effective measures to combat climate change. Addressing the …

Climate

Pope Francis appeals for nuclear disarmament and climate change action

(Vatican Radio) <b>Pope Francis</b> on Sunday said he is close to the Indian communities of Tamil Nadu and Kerala States in the wake of Cyclone Okhi, and in …

Climate

The American Who Paid for Israel's Nuclear Bomb

A history you may not know. Although Israel doesn’t officially acknowledge it, it is well understood that the country possesses a nuclear weapon …

War

Iran’s envoy in London elaborates on British FM’s upcoming visit to Tehran

<b>IRNA – Iran’s Ambassador to Britain Hamid Baeidinejad said on Friday that UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s Saturday visit to Tehran is the first</b> …

Iran

UK government must sign UN treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons now

As Ican prepares to accept the Nobel peace prize for its work on focusing the world’s attention on the damage that nuclear weapons do, it is imperative that the UK government commits to a world free of them, say the 17 signatories to a letter to the Guardian<p>The International Campaign to Abolish …

ICAN

TRUMP BREAKS CNN: Network Admits President Is ‘Keeper Of Promises’

President Donald Trump earned a rare moment of praise from CNN on Thursday for following through on his campaign promises — a rarity among …

Conservative View

Why is Iranian rial suddenly weakening?

Inflation and other factors have caused the Iranian rial to weaken to the point where it now takes more than 40,000 rials to buy a dollar on the free …

Economy

Does the nuclear weapon ban treaty warrant the Nobel Prize?

This year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) for:<p>Its work to draw attention to the …

North Korea

Trump’s decertification doesn’t mean the death of the Iran nuclear deal

After President Trump announced the decertification of the nuclear agreement with Iran, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, policy …

Iran

Following Trump’s declaration, European Union doubles down on its Jerusalem policy

Federica Mogherini, the European Union’s foreign policy chief, speaking to reporters in Brussels, Belgium, Oct. 19, 2017. (Dan Kitwood/Getty …

Jewish Culture

Where the North Korean Crisis Meets the Iran Nuclear Deal

<i>This article was originally published at Stratfor.com.</i><p><b>By Reva Goujon</b><p>By virtue of its military might, the United States has the unique ability to quickly — and credibly — place its most intractable adversaries under existential threat. Command over the world’s most powerful military gives a country …

North Korea

N. Korea has yet to master nuclear missile technology: FM

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (Yonhap) -- South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said North Korea has developed its nuclear missile capability at a …

North Korea

Jilin newspaper alarms public with info on nuclear weapons

An official newspaper in Jilin province published full-page coverage Wednesday with information about nuclear weapons and how to prevent radiation …

News (China)