Nuclear Weapons

Iran's Nuclear Chief Warns U.S. Against Tilting Power Balance In Middle East

Iran’s atomic energy chief Ali Akbar Salehi, who helped forge the 2015 nuclear agreement, warned the United States on June 23 against upsetting the …

Iran Nuclear Negotiations

The SNP, Labour and Scotland

I’ve always tried to be fair about Scottish politics. Although I didn’t support Scottish independence, I repeatedly condemned a ‘Better Together’ …

Referendums

Indian NSG bid: A Bad Bargain

The next day, Times of India again reported that despite of Russian government’s pleas, Indian government has yet to make a decision on MoUs. …

Iran

Vanguard Australia is set to launch a new international shares index fund aimed at ethical investors that will screen out tobacco, controversial weapons and nuclear weapons. The Vanguard Internati...

Vanguard Australia is set to launch a new international shares index fund aimed at ethical investors that will screen out tobacco, controversial …

Investing

Tillerson says U.S., China call on North Korea to stop nuclear weapons programme

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said after talks with top Chinese diplomats and defence chiefs on Wednesday that both sides call on North Korea to "halt its illegal nuclear weapons programme and its ballistic missile tests."<p>"We reiterated to China that they have a diplomatic responsibility to …

North Korea

Why Nuclear Reactor Meltdowns Create Radiation That Lasts For Centuries

(Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)<p><i>Why do nuclear bombs leave little longtime radiation, while nuclear reactor meltdowns could last for centuries? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by</b> …

Nuclear Energy

Maybe Tillerson and Trump will finally understand why human rights matter

President Trump, in a partial rollback of President Barack Obama’s rapprochement with Cuba, declared:<p>America will expose the crimes of the Castro regime and stand with the Cuban people in their struggle for freedom. Because we know it is best for America to have freedom in our hemisphere, whether …

North Korea

These are the 5 Most Fearsome Russian Weapons of War America Should Fear

Should Washington be worried? As an air-superiority fighter, the Su-35’s major advantages are its combination of high altitude capability and …

Soviet Union

Health Advocates Denounce U.S. Boycott of UN Negotiations Banning Nuclear Weapons

The danger of nuclear war is real. PSR's Dr. Ira Helfand spoke at TEDx Vail on the threat to human survival posed by nuclear war and what we can do …

United States

Potential Savings In The Defense Budget

Despite President Trump’s rhetoric, he will not be able to afford unneeded defense profligacy.<p>President Donald Trump has always had contradictions in his “tough guy” national security policy. For starters, he has proposed a nearly 10 percent increase in defense spending, but also claims that his …

War

Nuclear Weapons Ban? What Needs to be Banned Is U.S. Arrogance

Photo by Justin Ennis | CC BY 2.0In a context of almost total indifference, marked by outright hostility, representatives of over a hundred of the …

North Korea

Notes on Late Exterminism, the Trump Stage of Civilization

<i>This paper was presented at the annual meeting of the Cultural Studies Association,</i> <i>Georgetown University, May 26th 2017</i><i></i><i>September 2016 test launch of</i> …

Geopolitics

Scientists Believe Mega-Quake Powerful than Nuclear Bomb Used in World War 2 Could hit California

World War II

Forget North Korea: Why the World Should Fear Pakistan's Nukes

Pakistan’s nuclear program goes back to the 1950s, during the early days of its rivalry with India. <i>Pakistan is clearly developing a robust nuclear</i> …

North Korea

Solving the Korea Crisis by Teaching a Horse to Sing

SEOUL, South Korea — Some stories have to be experienced to fully grasp — the Korea crisis is one of them. I arrived in Seoul on the evening of May 28. As I was dressing for breakfast the next morning, I was jarred by a news alert ringing on my phone: North Korea had just fired a short-range …

North Korea

This is why Iran should play a major role in the negotiations to ban nuclear weapons

Since the advent of nuclear weapons, nations and grassroots movements across the world have sought to eliminate the risk they pose to life on Earth …

Iran Nuclear Negotiations

Bay Area political events: anti-Trump talk, nuclear weapons film

<b>Political events</b><p><b>in the Bay Area</b><p>Friday<p><b>Shootings memorial:</b> A memorial ceremony, hosted by Alameda for Black Lives, marking the anniversary of the June 17, 2015, mass shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., that resulted in nine deaths. Participants will meet at …

San Francisco

When it comes to foreign and defence policy, Trump's US is more about continuity than change

International observers worried about Donald Trump’s foreign policy tend to focus on two risks in particular: that Trump might rely more heavily on …

Foreign Policy

VR: Courageous divers descend into abandoned nuclear missile silo

This is a 360° video experience.<br>Use your mouse or the arrow keys on your keyboard<br>to see the entire 360° view.

War

The most disturbing comment Trump has ever said could come back to haunt humanity

Donald Trump has just signalled that new and old enemies of the Persian people are aligning like no time in history. Iran should be very worried …

Iran Nuclear Negotiations

Why Did These Five Men Volunteer To Stand Directly Under An Exploding Nuclear Bomb? (VIDEO)

Men and women have done all sorts of strange things in the name of their nation — and this may be one of the strangest.The post Why Did These Five …

War

Keine Atombombe, Bitte

The election of U.S. President Donald Trump last November confounded Berlin. What, German politicians, policymakers, and journalists wondered, should …

Foreign Policy

Where are we marching? The future of protest

Debate 6.30 - 8pm, exhibition open until 9.30pm<p>A live debate, running alongside our major exhibition at IWM London, <i>People Power: Fighting for …

Military History

How to keep your valuables safe at music festivals

<b>So, festival season in the UK is well and truly upon us and it’s time to have that last minute packing panic! It’s common to worry about losing your</b> …

Music Festivals

National Illusions And Global Realities

For as long as they have existed, nations have clung to the illusion that their military strength guarantees their security.<p>The problem with this kind of thinking is that the military power that one nation considers vital to its security fosters other nations’ sense of insecurity. In this climate …

UN General Assembly

North Korea Claims U.S. War and Nuclear Weapons Caused Climate Change

In a recent state-sanctioned report, North Korea concluded that U.S. nuclear and biochemical weapons had devastated the global environment.

North Korea

North Korea could reportedly wreak havoc with high-altitude nuclear blast

A former U.S. ambassador wrote an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal Friday warning that North Korea’s nuclear threat is not limited to a bomb striking a U.S. city.<p>A nuclear bomb that detonates 40 miles above a target (and hundreds of miles away) could deliver serious consequences, Henry F. Cooper, …

North Korea

‘Not too far away’ North Korea ready to test newest nuclear missile in huge blow to US

In recent months, North Korea has been testing a variety of nuclear missiles at an unprecedented pace.<p>Four new systems have been tested over the past …

North Korea

What does the shock UK General Election result mean for the US?

After calling a snap election in an effort to build a bigger majority and a personal mandate, Theresa May, the British Prime Minister, faces the humiliating business of trying to forge a coalition deal to stay in power.<p>Thursday night’s surprise result means she must seek the support of Northern …

Brexit

10 Rockers Who've Been in an Insane Amount of Bands

These musicians are so prolific that you’d have to write an encyclopedia on them to uncover every single project in which they’ve been an official …

Guns N' Roses