Nuclear Weapons

What Would Happen if North Korea Hit San Francisco with a Nuclear Missile?

It wouldn’t be pretty. Here’s a quick breakdown of what to expect.<p>Talk of missiles and mayhem has found ample play in the news cycle as of late as …

North Korea

If North Korea attacks the U.S. with a nuclear bomb, everyone in the target area will be destroyed

The back-and-forth jabs between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has Americans wondering if they could survive a nuclear blast on …

North Korea

Russian, Iranian diplomats to discuss Iran nuclear deal this week: Ifax

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov will meet Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi in Moscow this week to discuss the situation around the Iran nuclear deal, the Interfax news agency quoted the Russian as saying on Tuesday.<p>"Certainly, the focus is on the …

Iran

In 2009, We Almost Found Out What Happens When Nuclear Missile Submarines Collide

Late at night on February 3, 2009 the crew of the French nuclear submarine <i>Triomphant</i>, experienced something of a shock. The 138-meter-long submarine, …

War

Iran's Larijani says Tehran has a plan if US withdraws from nuclear pact

MOSCOW - Ali Larijani, the speaker of the Iranian parliament, said on Monday that Tehran had a specific plan of action if the United States withdrew …

Iran

Nikki Haley says she's glad she lives in New York because she doesn't want to be near the drama of the White House

United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley doesn't seem to mind being away from the action in Washington, DC.<p>Over the weekend, she told Chuck Todd on "Meet the Press" that she's glad to be living in New York, where the UN is based.<p>"I am glad to be living in New York just for that reason, is that I don't …

Nikki Haley

Iranian reaction to Trump threats

Residents of Tehran have been reacting to Donald Trump’s new strategy with Iran. He has said that he will no longer certify the Iran nuclear deal, known formally as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA. Headlines read that no alterations could be added to the deal, whatever move the US …

Iran

Nikki Haley: North Korea Deal a ‘Cautionary Tale’ for Iran Nukes

Recalling the foreign-policy failures of three past administrations with regard to North Korea, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is …

North Korea

Harvard demonstrates what's wrong with universities in one single-minded panel

University professors often bristle at the suggestion that they are anything but fair and balanced. Conservatives, they say, can't play the grievance …

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Trump freshly hints at fully pulling out of Iran deal

President Donald Trump said Monday that he decertified Iran’s compliance with a landmark nuclear agreement because he is “tired of being taken advantage of,” while also hinting that the U.S. could still fully pull out of the deal.<p>"I feel strongly about what I did. I'm tired of being taken advantage …

Politics

Donald Trump risks repeating the errors made in the run up to the invasion of Iraq

Hans Blix remembers the fateful run-up to the Iraq invasion well, a time of ratcheting tension and desperate diplomacy to try and avert a conflict, …

Iran

America's Imperial Unraveling

Oct 16, 2017<p>15 Min read time<p>Could Trump's repudiation of the Iran Deal be the beginning of the end of U.S. hegemony abroad?<p>The news that President …

Geopolitics

Hillary Clinton warns that Trump may start a nuclear war

• <b>Hillary Clinton tells a London audience she's worried that Donald Trump could in 'a moment of pique' launch a nuclear missile.</b>• <b><br>The former Presidential Election candidate accused the US President of 'picking fights' with North Korea and Iran for the sake of 'point scoring.'</b>• <b><br>Clinton adds that Russia's</b> …

North Korea

Key Republican says Trump must work with Europe on Iran

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, urged President Donald Trump’s administration on Monday to work closely with European allies as it develops its new Iran policy.<p>“This is something that can only work if the …

Iran

Is War With Iran Now Inevitable?

Posted: Oct 17, 2017 12:01 AM<p>With his declaration Friday that the Iran nuclear deal is not in the national interest, President Donald Trump may have …

Conservative View

WATCH: What Netanyahu Said About Trump And Christians At Media Summit in Israel

"Christians have been brutally tortured for doing nothing more than practicing their faith."<p>Advertisement - story continues below<p>Representatives of …

Israel

Oil Prices Up On Iraq Tension, Iran Deal Stay

Oil prices strengthened today as tension in Northern Iraq's oil-rich Kurdish region erupted, just days after the U.S. indicated it will let the Iran …

Oil

Four Ways Iran Is Destabilizing the Middle East

From Iraq to Syria to Yemen, Iran is sponsoring change through funding terror.

Middle East

Donald Trump a 'danger to world peace' over Iran nuclear deal, say Labour

Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry led attacks on the US President as MPs overwhelmingly condemned <b>Mr Trump's refusal to continue American</b> …

UK News

Netanyahu’s Dishonesty and Delusion on the Nuclear Deal

This exchange in Netanyahu’s interview on Face the Nation yesterday captures both the delusion and dishonesty of opponents of the nuclear deal:<p>JOHN …

Conservative View

Trump’s action on nuclear accord damages US credibility: Iranian FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Muhammad Javad Zarif has warned that President Donald Trump’s efforts to weaken the 2015 nuclear agreement will broadly harm …

Iran

Decertifying the Iran deal

A few of you have asked about Trump decertifying the Iran deal. I think it is a big mistake, keeping in mind the old chess maxim “The threat is …

Iran

The latest from Israel: US president de-certifies Iran nuclear deal

<b>Trump Reverses U.S. Policy, Decertifies Iran Deal</b><p>President Trump has announced that he will not re-certify the Iran nuclear deal in a major reversal of American policy. US Congress now has 60 days to reconfigure deal; re-impose sanctions.<p><b>U.S. President Threatens To Leave Iran Nuke Deal</b><p>Dr. Mordechai …

Israel

Listen to ‘The Daily’: Trump and the Iran Nuclear Deal

<i>Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device</i>: <i>Via RadioPublic | Via Stitcher</i><p>President Trump has disavowed the Iran nuclear deal, and he has threatened to leave it altogether if Congress does not amend it to permanently block Tehran from building nuclear weapons or intercontinental …

Mohammad Javad Zarif

The Iran deal’s fate

Trump is letting Congress determine the Iran deal’s fate — here’s what it can do. Trump loves to hate the Iran deal, despite not knowing what it is. …

Iran

Trump’s National-Security Team Needs More Politicians, Fewer Generals

Add to the generals some people who have, in Sam Rayburn’s words, ‘run for sheriff just once.’<p>After nine months, the Trump administration has not …

Conservative View

Israel's US ambassador: Trump has 'enormous leverage' over Iran deal

Israel's ambassador to the U.S. said Monday that President Trump now has a real chance to reshape the Iran nuclear deal into a tougher, more …

Iran

West Wing Reads for 10/16/17

<i>CORPORATE TAX CUT WILL PROVIDE HUGE BOOST TO WAGES</i><p><i>- Joseph Lawler, Washington Examiner</i><p>The <i>Washington Examiner’s</i> Joseph Lawler reports President Trump’s goal of lowering the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 20 percent will translate into $4,000 to $9,000 in the pockets of hardworking Americans. …

Politics

TED CRUZ: 'The Iranian Nuclear Deal Is A Disaster. It Was Designed To Allow Cheating.'

"It is the right thing to decertify ..."<p>Advertisement - story continues below<p>Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz believes the United States should …

Iran

The Coming Confrontation Between Israel and Iran

The regime is acting out, forcing Netanyahu to respond.<p>In the United States, discussions of Iran have, for the last few years, centered mostly around the JCPOA—the nuclear deal negotiated by President Obama. In the Middle East, things are different.<p>This is because, while we have been debating, Iran …

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