10 lessons you should learn about nuclear weapons | TheHill - The Hill
10 lessons you should learn about nuclear weapons | TheHill  The Hill

Their only purpose is to kill indiscriminately — women, men and children, as well as other forms of complex life.


Why Trump failed to convince North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, and how he can do better at the next summit - The Conversation - US
Why Trump failed to convince North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, and how he can do better at the next summit  The Conversation - US

Relying only on sanctions against North Korea may not be a productive way to get the country to give up its nuclear arms. Offering relief and aid may be more ...


Climate change as big a threat as nuclear weapons - Foster's Daily Democrat
Climate change as big a threat as nuclear weapons  Foster's Daily Democrat

To the Editor:You may have seen the photos of polar bears that recently "invaded" the town in the Russian Arctic. They invaded the town for the same reason that ...


The World's Most Dangerous Nuclear Weapon Just Rolled Off the Assembly Line - The Nation
The World's Most Dangerous Nuclear Weapon Just Rolled Off the Assembly Line  The Nation

With the creation of a new “mini-nuke” warhead, the US is making nuclear war all the more probable.


In Germany, a Cold War Deal to Host U.S. Nuclear Weapons Is Now in Question - The Wall Street Journal
In Germany, a Cold War Deal to Host U.S. Nuclear Weapons Is Now in Question  The Wall Street Journal

Angela Merkel's ruling partners are reconsidering their support for a decadesold arrangement that puts Germany under the U.S. nuclear shield, a development ...


Managing risk: Nuclear weapons in the new geopolitics - Brookings Institution
Managing risk: Nuclear weapons in the new geopolitics  Brookings Institution

Brookings experts discuss their assessments of the new nuclear world order; the current state of arms control with Russia and China; the impacts of emerging ...


Billions Dead: That's What Could Happen if India and Pakistan Wage a Nuclear War - The National Interest Online
Billions Dead: That's What Could Happen if India and Pakistan Wage a Nuclear War  The National Interest Online

Armed with what they believe is reasonable intelligence about the locations of Pakistan's strategic forces, highly accurate missiles and MIRVs to target them, and ...


Rosanne Greco: An F-35 with nuclear weapons is MAD - vtdigger.org
Rosanne Greco: An F-35 with nuclear weapons is MAD  vtdigger.org

Editor's note: This commentary is by retired Air Force Col. Rosanne Greco, who is a candidate for adjutant general of the Vermont National Guard. She spent 30 ...


Trump's new nuclear weapon has entered production - DefenseNews.com
Trump's new nuclear weapon has entered production  DefenseNews.com

WASHINGTON — A new low-yield nuclear warhead, created at the behest of the Trump administration, has officially entered production. The first production unit ...


US should update nuclear warheads over their delivery systems, says DoD official - DefenseNews.com
US should update nuclear warheads over their delivery systems, says DoD official  DefenseNews.com

WASHINGTON — A top nuclear official at the U.S. Defense Department warned Tuesday that the future of the nuclear arsenal has to come from innovations in ...


U.S. Begins Production Of A New Nuclear Weapon - NPR
U.S. Begins Production Of A New Nuclear Weapon  NPR

The Trump administration announced it's producing a new, small nuke to counter Russia's own tactical nuclear weapons. Critics fear the plan could mark the ...


Iran could get nuclear weapon within two years, intel assessments find - The Jerusalem Post
Iran could get nuclear weapon within two years, intel assessments find  The Jerusalem Post

Iran is capable of producing a nuclear weapon within two years, if it steps up work on its nuclear program and violates the 2015 deal with the West, according to ...


Warren introduces bill to stop US using nuclear weapons first - CNN
Warren introduces bill to stop US using nuclear weapons first  CNN

Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced legislation Wednesday seeking to stop the US from launching a first-strike nuclear weapons attack on ...


Spy agencies doubt North Korea will give up nuclear weapons - News24
Spy agencies doubt North Korea will give up nuclear weapons  News24

US intelligence agencies are telling Congress that North Korea is unlikely to entirely dismantle its nuclear arsenal.


Trump Administration Begins Production of New Nuclear Weapon - Popular Mechanics
Trump Administration Begins Production of New Nuclear Weapon  Popular Mechanics

The W-76-2 weapon has a smaller bang than most nukes, but it's a nuke just the same.


Trump Wants Saudi Arabia to Have Nuclear Power. Here Are 5 Ways That Can Go Very Wrong :: Politics :: Lists :: Nuclear Weapons :: Paste - Paste Magazine
Trump Wants Saudi Arabia to Have Nuclear Power. Here Are 5 Ways That Can Go Very Wrong :: Politics :: Lists :: Nuclear Weapons :: Paste  Paste Magazine

Any report that has the words “Trump” and “nuclear power” in the headline should stop you in your tracks, given that our manchild president should not be ...


Here's how many billions the US will spend on nuclear weapons over the next decade - DefenseNews.com
Here's how many billions the US will spend on nuclear weapons over the next decade  DefenseNews.com

WASHINGTON — If the U.S. carries out all of its plans for modernizing and maintaining the nuclear arsenal, it will cost $494 billion over the next decade, ...


Secret Soviet Bunkers in Poland Hid Nuclear Weapons - Live Science
Secret Soviet Bunkers in Poland Hid Nuclear Weapons  Live Science

In the 1960s, the Soviet Union built massive bunkers in Poland. These bunkers didn't appear on maps, and were carefully concealed to be invisible to spies from ...


Town Passes Anti-Nuclear Weapon Resolution - Lansing Star
Town Passes Anti-Nuclear Weapon Resolution  Lansing Star

In a 3-2 vote the Lansing Town Board passed a resolution Wednesday calling for the United States to prevent nuclear war. The resolution was moved by.


America's Other Big Plan for Nuclear Weapons (And It Has Nothing to Do with War or Russia) - The National Interest Online
America's Other Big Plan for Nuclear Weapons (And It Has Nothing to Do with War or Russia)  The National Interest Online

Washington had all sorts of plans to use nuclear weapons for lots of things. But they never happened—for very obvious reasons.


China Just Practiced Launching a Nuclear Weapon - The National Interest Online
China Just Practiced Launching a Nuclear Weapon  The National Interest Online

The Chinese military successfully tested a mock launch of a nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missile, state media reported on Jan. 21, 2019. At the same ...


How China Is Getting Ready for a Nuclear War - The National Interest Online
How China Is Getting Ready for a Nuclear War  The National Interest Online

The Chinese military successfully tested a mock launch of a nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missile, state media reported on Jan. 21, 2019.


North Korea is hiding nukes and selling weapons, alleges confidential UN report - CNN
North Korea is hiding nukes and selling weapons, alleges confidential UN report  CNN

A confidential United Nations report reveals North Korea's "massive increase" in illegal petroleum and coal sales, a strategy to hide nuclear weapons from ...


This Nuclear Weapons Bill Only Has One Sentence — But Its Impact Could Be Massive - Bustle
This Nuclear Weapons Bill Only Has One Sentence — But Its Impact Could Be Massive  Bustle

On Jan. 30, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Adam Smith introduced a bill that was just one sentence long — but its importance shouldn't be underestimated.


Y-12 workers produce unit for nuclear weapons ahead of schedule - Oak Ridger
Y-12 workers produce unit for nuclear weapons ahead of schedule  Oak Ridger

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — The Y-12 National Security Complex has completed a major milestone in efforts to refurbish components for a strategic nuclear weapons ...


North Korea Needs a Real Deal, Not a Trump Special - Foreign Policy
North Korea Needs a Real Deal, Not a Trump Special  Foreign Policy

The second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be a decisive moment. Another meeting that ends, ...


This Is America's New Low-Yield Nuke for Its Submarine Force - The National Interest Online
This Is America's New Low-Yield Nuke for Its Submarine Force  The National Interest Online

The Pentagon is pursuing modifications to its existing Trident II D5 submarine-launched, nuclear-armed ballistic missile as part of a broader strategic effort to ...


Can Turkey change its status of non-nuclear weapons status? - United World International
Can Turkey change its status of non-nuclear weapons status?  United World International

On the background of the US and Russia's withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), one can hear increasingly often that Turkey ...


The real purpose of Russia's 100-megaton underwater nuclear doomsday device - Business Insider
The real purpose of Russia's 100-megaton underwater nuclear doomsday device  Business Insider

Until Putin's Russia, nobody had ever built a weapon like this, because there's almost no military utility in so badly destroying the world.


World's nuclear weapons club to meet in China as trade talks and Meng Wanzhou extradition deadline loom - South China Morning Post
World's nuclear weapons club to meet in China as trade talks and Meng Wanzhou extradition deadline loom  South China Morning Post

China will host a key nuclear weapons meeting in Beijing next week, the outcome of which could affect efforts to stop the spread of nuclear arms around the ...


JUST IN: Zim urges nuclear powers to disarm - The Herald
JUST IN: Zim urges nuclear powers to disarm  The Herald

Zimbabwe has urged countries in possession of nuclear weapons to engage in serious negotiations to eliminate and ban the weapons of mass destruction.


Zim supports nuclear disarmament - NewsDay
Zim supports nuclear disarmament  NewsDay

By Farai Matiashe. ZIMBABWE has ratified the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) after signing the treaty in 1995. Addressing a national seminar ...


Doomsday looms as misinformation, climate change and nuclear weapons threaten human existence - Euronews English
Doomsday looms as misinformation, climate change and nuclear weapons threaten human existence  Euronews English

The US-based team of scientists — including a board of 15 Nobel Laureates — say they have kept their annually-updated metaphoric clock at two minutes from ...


World War 3 fears SURGE as experts warn Saudi Arabia could be seeking ‘NUCLEAR weapons’ - Express.co.uk
World War 3 fears SURGE as experts warn Saudi Arabia could be seeking ‘NUCLEAR weapons’  Express.co.uk

According to a report published in The Washington Post, Saudi Arabia appears to have constructed a ballistic missile factory, which could threaten to trigger a ...


Lockheed Martin Sued for Fraud over Washington Nuclear Site - Insurance Journal
Lockheed Martin Sued for Fraud over Washington Nuclear Site  Insurance Journal

The U.S. Justice Department is accusing Lockheed Martin Corp. of using false records and making false statements to bill the Energy Department for tens of.


Whither Nuclear Command, Control & Communications? « Breaking Defense - Defense industry news, analysis and commentary - Breaking Defense
Whither Nuclear Command, Control & Communications? « Breaking Defense - Defense industry news, analysis and commentary  Breaking Defense

Most of the system that allows the president to launch nuclear weapons and to know what the enemy is doing with theirs is ancient. No one yet agrees what it ...


SC, Savannah River Site needs to stay out of the nuclear weapons business - The State in Columbia, SC
SC, Savannah River Site needs to stay out of the nuclear weapons business  The State in Columbia, SC

Gov. McMaster should refuse any government requests to create plutonium pits in South Carolina. Our beautiful state has become a nuclear waste ground.


The Real Reason They Hate Nuclear Is Because It Means We Don't Need Renewables - Forbes
The Real Reason They Hate Nuclear Is Because It Means We Don't Need Renewables  Forbes

The problem with nuclear energy is that it doesn't demand the radical re-making of society, like renewables do. All nuclear does is pay above average wages, ...


Blame Russian cheating, not America, for killing the INF treaty - The Economist
Blame Russian cheating, not America, for killing the INF treaty  The Economist

WHEN IT TURNED 30 in 2017, the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty was ailing. Russia had proposed ripping up the pact in 2005. When it was ...


Viewpoint: How far might India go to 'punish' Pakistan? - BBC News
Viewpoint: How far might India go to 'punish' Pakistan?  BBC News

A suicide attack killed more than 40 members of the Indian security forces in restive Indian-administered Kashmir on 14 February. Threats from Indian leaders, ...


Trump and Kim Jong Un to hold second summit on nuclear weapons - CTV News
Trump and Kim Jong Un to hold second summit on nuclear weapons  CTV News

U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to broker a deal to coax the North to give up its nuclear ...


Russia Says It Will Soon Have More Than 30 Nuclear Apocalypse Torpedoes: Report - Jalopnik
Russia Says It Will Soon Have More Than 30 Nuclear Apocalypse Torpedoes: Report  Jalopnik

Russian state news media is reporting that the country's armed forces will receive more than thirty, long-range nuclear-tipped super-torpedoes. Named Poseidon ...


China to use nuclear bomb detonator to mine shale gas in quake zone - South China Morning Post
China to use nuclear bomb detonator to mine shale gas in quake zone  South China Morning Post

Scientists have developed an 'energy rod' that can fire multiple shock waves to frack sedimentary rock at depths of up to 3.5km.


World War 3: How LOST nuclear bomb sparked FRENZY in US - Express.co.uk
World War 3: How LOST nuclear bomb sparked FRENZY in US  Express.co.uk

THE US has lost at least six atomic bombs or weapons-grade nuclear materials since the outbreak of the Cold War but one lost bomb, in particular, has sparked ...


WORLD WAR 3 WARNING: Russia 'reducing threshold' for nuclear weapons use - 'It's serious' - Express.co.uk
WORLD WAR 3 WARNING: Russia 'reducing threshold' for nuclear weapons use - 'It's serious'  Express.co.uk

RUSSIA has made the use of nuclear weapons more likely with its development of a new missile, the chief of Nato has warned.


Nuclear energy is a critical investment | TheHill - The Hill
Nuclear energy is a critical investment | TheHill  The Hill

The U.S. can lead the world again in safe, clean, and reliable nuclear power. The stakes are too high for us not to.


A How-To Guide for Disabling and Dismantling Yongbyon - 38 North
A How-To Guide for Disabling and Dismantling Yongbyon  38 North

A worker handles a drum filled with contaminated waste during the clean-up of the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant in 2005. (Photo: Mark ...


There’s nothing funny about nuclear annhililation - Toronto Star
There’s nothing funny about nuclear annhililation  Toronto Star

Bezos is Enquirer's mushroom cloud, Column, Feb. 10. Vinay Menon conjures up images of an uber-rich man with a nuclear bomb (not Trump) taking out his ...


WW3 SHOCK: How Soviets used OWN population as ‘NUCLEAR GUINEA PIGS’ during secret tests - Express.co.uk
WW3 SHOCK: How Soviets used OWN population as ‘NUCLEAR GUINEA PIGS’ during secret tests  Express.co.uk

THE Soviet Union used its own population as 'guinea pigs' to tests the effects of its secret nuclear weapons as tensions rose with the United States, a former ...


U.S. Revives Secret Program to Sabotage Iranian Missiles and Rockets - The New York Times
U.S. Revives Secret Program to Sabotage Iranian Missiles and Rockets  The New York Times

The covert attacks on aerospace supply chains are meant to cripple Iran's missile fleets. Iranian leaders maintain they are not deterred by any setbacks.


Aircraft Carriers, Stealth Bombers and Nuclear Weapons: How China's Military Is Rising - The National Interest Online
Aircraft Carriers, Stealth Bombers and Nuclear Weapons: How China's Military Is Rising  The National Interest Online

On January 12, 2019, the Defense Intelligence Agency released an annual report highlighting the radical reorganization of China's People's Liberation Army to ...


Germany rejects US call to leave Iran nuclear deal - All India Radio
Germany rejects US call to leave Iran nuclear deal  All India Radio

Germany has rejected an appeal by US Vice President Mike Pence for Europeans to withdraw from the Iranian nuclear deal and isolate Tehran.


No, Nest Cams are not being hacked to issue fake nuclear bomb threats - The Verge
No, Nest Cams are not being hacked to issue fake nuclear bomb threats  The Verge

The scare might have been real. But Google's Nest Cams weren't hacked, despite an amazing story about a family who spent five minutes fearing that North ...


Statements by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (Cyber Threats to Nuclear Weapons and Crisis Management Dialogue) - European Leadership Network
Statements by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (Cyber Threats to Nuclear Weapons and Crisis Management Dialogue)  European Leadership Network

The Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group's latest statements support crisis management dialogue and cooperation among governments in addressing cyber ...


Live: Gillibrand kicks off weekend campaign trip in New Hampshire - KUTV 2News
Live: Gillibrand kicks off weekend campaign trip in New Hampshire  KUTV 2News

WASHINGTON (SBG) - Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will kick off a two-day trip to New Hampshire with three stops. Note: This event is expected to begin at 11: 10 a. m. ...


Payless ShoeSource preparing to close all its stores, report states - KUTV 2News
Payless ShoeSource preparing to close all its stores, report states  KUTV 2News

SAN ANTONIO (WOAI/ KABB) - Could Payless ShoeSource be the next retail store to close up shop? Media outlet Reuters is reporting that Payless plans to file ...


This Is How Apocalypse-Bringing Nuclear Submarines Work - Jalopnik
This Is How Apocalypse-Bringing Nuclear Submarines Work  Jalopnik

One of the most mysterious and little known aspects of the military is how the nation's fleet of nuclear submarines work. Submarine warfare, with its emphasis on ...


Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar should meet Osama's fate: Baba Ramdev on Pulwama attack - Economic Times
Hafiz Saeed, Masood Azhar should meet Osama's fate: Baba Ramdev on Pulwama attack  Economic Times

Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar and Hafiz Saeed should be brought to India or should meet the fate of Osama bin Laden, Yoga guru Ramdev said ...


Saudi Arabia’s missile race - The Economist
Saudi Arabia’s missile race  The Economist

IN 2016 Muhammad bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's crown prince and de facto ruler, announced the latest stage of “Saudisation”—the replacement of foreign ...


How many national emergencies have been called by presidents? - Big Country Homepage
How many national emergencies have been called by presidents?  Big Country Homepage

President Trump declared a national emergency to free up funds to build a wall without congressional approval on Friday, adding that other presidents have ...


Presidents have declared emergencies 59 times since 1976 – but Trump's would be unprecedented - WUSA9.com
Presidents have declared emergencies 59 times since 1976 – but Trump's would be unprecedented  WUSA9.com

WASHINGTON — If President Donald Trump declares a national emergency at the nation's southern border, it will be the 60th time a sitting president has used ...


China plans to use a nuclear bomb detonator to release shale gas - New Zealand Herald
China plans to use a nuclear bomb detonator to release shale gas  New Zealand Herald

China is planning to apply the same technology used to detonate a nuclear bomb over Hiroshima during the second world war to access its massive shale gas ...


America and Russia, the world's two biggest nuclear powers, are threatening to make more weapons. Here's how many nukes each nation has - CNBC
America and Russia, the world's two biggest nuclear powers, are threatening to make more weapons. Here's how many nukes each nation has  CNBC

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that he will develop ground-launched nuclear missiles if the U.S. withdraws from the Intermediate-Range ...


Nuclear Weapons Don’t Matter - Foreign Affairs Magazine
Nuclear Weapons Don’t Matter  Foreign Affairs Magazine

The impact of nuclear weapons on international affairs has been minor compared with the money and words expended on them, but the costs resulting from the ...


Does Australia need a nuclear arsenal? And what would be the cost? - ABC News
Does Australia need a nuclear arsenal? And what would be the cost?  ABC News

With Donald Trump pulling the US out of a key nuclear treaty with Russia, and China on the rise, is it time for Australia to start thinking about nuclear weapons?


The argument from cyberspace for eliminating nuclear weapons - The Conversation - Canada
The argument from cyberspace for eliminating nuclear weapons  The Conversation - Canada

Nuclear command and control - the computer systems, networks and procedures - is at risk from cybersecurity threats.


What are nuclear weapons? - CBBC Newsround
What are nuclear weapons?  CBBC Newsround

The US has pulled out of an agreement that limited how Iran was able to develop a nuclear weapon. We take a look at exactly what nuclear weapons are.


Trump can launch nuclear weapons whenever he wants, with or without Mattis - The Washington Post
Trump can launch nuclear weapons whenever he wants, with or without Mattis  The Washington Post

The abrupt and pointed resignation of Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis on Thursday alarmed official Washington. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) called him an “an ...


Trump is creating a nuclear threat worse than the cold war - The Guardian
Trump is creating a nuclear threat worse than the cold war  The Guardian

In ditching the treaty with Russia, the US president risks an arms race with multiple nuclear powers, says foreign affairs commentator Simon Tisdall.


Why Nuclear Weapons Are Shaping Up As a Big 2020 Campaign Issue - New York Magazine
Why Nuclear Weapons Are Shaping Up As a Big 2020 Campaign Issue  New York Magazine

The White House's announcement it will pull out of the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia shifts the foreign policy landscape in three very big ways.


How a nuclear war kills you - Vox.com
How a nuclear war kills you  Vox.com

Nine countries have nuclear weapons that could kill millions and plunge the world into a "nuclear winter."


The modern nuclear arsenal: A nuclear weapons expert describes a new kind of Cold War - The Washington Post
The modern nuclear arsenal: A nuclear weapons expert describes a new kind of Cold War  The Washington Post

With the flurry of talks with North Korea and the fallout from the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, nuclear weapons have become a major topic of ...


Trump Plans to Tear Up a 31-Year-Old Nuclear Weapons Treaty. Now What? - TIME
Trump Plans to Tear Up a 31-Year-Old Nuclear Weapons Treaty. Now What?  TIME

President Donald Trump revealed Saturday the United States intends to withdraw from a 31-year-old nuclear weapons agreement with Russia.


Opinion | Why America needs low-yield nuclear warheads now - The Washington Post
Opinion | Why America needs low-yield nuclear warheads now  The Washington Post

Developing and deploying a sea-launched cruise missile would help the U.S. catch up to Russia in a new arms race.


The Year of Living Dangerously With Nuclear Weapons - Foreign Affairs Magazine
The Year of Living Dangerously With Nuclear Weapons  Foreign Affairs Magazine

The United States could find itself in not one but three nuclear crises in the next 12 months: one with North Korea, one with Russia, and one with Iran.


All you wanted to know about nuclear war but were too afraid to ask - The Guardian
All you wanted to know about nuclear war but were too afraid to ask  The Guardian

The use of a nuclear weapon is now more likely than any time since the cold war, but the probability of humanity being wiped out entirely has diminished.


Review or 'cover up'? Mystery as Australia nuclear weapons tests files withdrawn - CNN
Review or 'cover up'? Mystery as Australia nuclear weapons tests files withdrawn  CNN

More than 65 years since the UK began conducting secret nuclear weapons testing in the Australian Outback, scores of files about the program have been ...


Russia is poised to add a new hypersonic nuclear-capable glider to its arsenal - The Washington Post
Russia is poised to add a new hypersonic nuclear-capable glider to its arsenal  The Washington Post

Putin said a final test was successful and that the weapon will enter *service* next year.


North Korea is believed to have up to 60 nuclear weapons, South Korea says - NBCNews.com
North Korea is believed to have up to 60 nuclear weapons, South Korea says  NBCNews.com

Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon's remarks were Seoul's first public comment about the size of North Korea's secrecy-clouded weapons arsenal.


Who Are We To Deny Weak Nations The Nuclear Weapons They Need For Self-Defense? - Forbes Now
Who Are We To Deny Weak Nations The Nuclear Weapons They Need For Self-Defense?  Forbes Now

Nuclear weapons allow weaker nations to defend themselves from stronger ones. Who are we to try to deny them to North Korea and Iran?


The nuclear weapons ban treaty, one year on - The Interpreter
The nuclear weapons ban treaty, one year on  The Interpreter

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (the ban treaty) was opened for signature on 20 September 2017. The treaty will enter into force when ratified ...


Iran Was Closer to a Nuclear Bomb Than Intelligence Agencies Thought - Foreign Policy
Iran Was Closer to a Nuclear Bomb Than Intelligence Agencies Thought  Foreign Policy

A secret Iranian archive seized by Israeli agents earlier this year indicates that Tehran's nuclear program was more advanced than Western intelligence ...


An unsettled year in nuclear weapons - Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
An unsettled year in nuclear weapons  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

In 2018, the world's arms control architecture teetered on the brink of collapse as the United States withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal and threatened ...


North Korea is still developing nuclear weapons, says IAEA - The Guardian
North Korea is still developing nuclear weapons, says IAEA  The Guardian

North Korea is continuing to develop its nuclear weapons programme, according to a report by the UN atomic watchdog, raising questions over the country's ...


Smith aims to scrap Trump's nuclear weapons policy - DefenseNews.com
Smith aims to scrap Trump's nuclear weapons policy  DefenseNews.com

WASHINGTON — Rep. Adam Smith — set to become the next chairman of the House Armed Services Committee in the new Congress — and other Democratic ...


Memo to Congress: America Already Has Low-yield Nuclear Warheads - All Things Nuclear
Memo to Congress: America Already Has Low-yield Nuclear Warheads  All Things Nuclear

The Trump administration plans to build new “low-yield” nuclear weapons that would be launched from Trident submarines. Its rationale? It insists they are ...


It’s time: why Labor must join the global push to outlaw nuclear weapons - The Sydney Morning Herald
It’s time: why Labor must join the global push to outlaw nuclear weapons  The Sydney Morning Herald

The key political players and decision makers of the Australian Labor Party are about to gather in Adelaide for their 48th national conference from next Sunday.


Nuclear weapons budget gets boost in US spending bill - DefenseNews.com
Nuclear weapons budget gets boost in US spending bill  DefenseNews.com

Congress could, in the coming days, finalize a nuclear weapons budget that adds millions of dollars.


Five reasons to support a total ban of nuclear weapons today - Greenpeace International
Five reasons to support a total ban of nuclear weapons today  Greenpeace International

September 26th is the United Nations' International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. One year on from the historic adoption of an international ...


There are 14,500 nuclear weapons in the world: Here are the countries that have them - CNBC
There are 14,500 nuclear weapons in the world: Here are the countries that have them  CNBC

Both Trump and Putin, who own the lion's share of the world's nukes, said ahead of their Helsinki summit that they would address the proliferation of nuclear ...


Chart of the day: Eight countries have more nuclear weapons than North Korea - ABC News
Chart of the day: Eight countries have more nuclear weapons than North Korea  ABC News

Kim Jong-un may have committed to denuclearisation in North Korea in his historic summit with Donald Trump, but the world has a long way to go to full nuclear ...


US to build a nuclear ‘gravity bomb’, stealth aircraft in 2020 - NEWS.com.au
US to build a nuclear ‘gravity bomb’, stealth aircraft in 2020  NEWS.com.au

This week, the National Nuclear Security Administration said it had completed its final review of a powerful weapon based on the B61s and outlined the next ...


Revisiting the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons - Lawfare
Revisiting the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons  Lawfare

Whether or not the treaty aiming to ban nuclear weapons has the normative and legal effect its supporters intend, it will be the elephant in the room for nuclear ...


'Nothing Endangers the Planet More Than Nuclear Weapons' - Arms Control Today
'Nothing Endangers the Planet More Than Nuclear Weapons'  Arms Control Today

December 2018. With the shift in control of the U.S. House of Representatives next month following the November midterm elections, Representative Adam ...


North Korea says it will never disarm nuclear weapons first without more trust in US - USA TODAY
North Korea says it will never disarm nuclear weapons first without more trust in US  USA TODAY

UNITED NATIONS – North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho says his nation will never disarm its nuclear weapons first if it can't trust Washington.


BTS, the “atomic bomb shirt,” and South Korean attitudes toward nuclear weapons - Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
BTS, the “atomic bomb shirt,” and South Korean attitudes toward nuclear weapons  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

BTS is arguably the biggest K-pop group right now. The seven members of this South Korean boyband were just featured on the cover of the Asian edition of ...


Local News Activists want files on ex-nuclear weapons plant made public The Associated Press 11 - The Denver Channel
Local News Activists want files on ex-nuclear weapons plant made public The Associated Press 11  The Denver Channel

Activists are asking a judge to unseal documents from a 27-year-old criminal investigation into the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant outside Denver.lo.


Australia could be dangerously exposed if we sign the nuclear ban treaty - ABC News
Australia could be dangerously exposed if we sign the nuclear ban treaty  ABC News

Australia's leaders are under growing pressure to sign a new treaty for nuclear disarmament. But it won't work and will leave Australia dangerously exposed, ...


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