China Backs Second Kim Jong Un-Donald Trump Nuclear Summit

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January
10

Kim has secured support for a second face-to-face summit with Trump from China that all parties hope will be more productive, Reuters reported Wednesday. The news agency quoted China’s state-run news agency Xinhua as relaying that Kim told Chinese President …

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Nuclear torpedoes are a ridiculously awesome thing

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January
9

Of all the nuclear weapons in all the world, quite possibly the weirdest, most ridiculous is the nuclear torpedo which has been envisioned and developed as everything from an anti-submarine weapon to a city-ending doomsday weapon. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin …

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

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January
9

The Trump administration plans to build new “low-yield” nuclear weapons that would be launched from Trident submarines. Its rationale? It insists they are needed to counter Russia’s low-yield weapons. This plan has resulted in a lot of confused—or perhaps deceptive—verbiage …

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New House, new vision for America’s nuclear weapons?

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January
8

Over the course of the last two years, the U.S. has been on a perilous path when it comes to nuclear weapons policy. President Trump moved to pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, a 1987 milestone agreement …

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Iranian space satellites pass pre-launch tests

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January
7

In a tweet on Saturday, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said: “Last night, Iranian satellites passed tests successfully.” On Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Iran’s plans for sending satellites into orbit demonstrate …

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‘Global Zero’ Double Standard For Nuclear Weapons

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January
7

In the coming clash between President Trump’s $750 billion defense budget and House Democrats’ desire to cut Pentagon spending, especially on nuclear weapons… The ideological cover for such penny-wise, pound-foolish cuts is the so-called Global Zero movement to eliminate all …

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Be battle ready: Xi Jinping’s message to Chinese Army

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January
5

Chinese President Xi Jinping ordered the army to enhance its combat readiness to make sure it is always ready for a battle, saying risks and challenges are on the rise as the world is facing a period of major changes …

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Russia reveals new details of ‘Poseidon’ underwater nuclear drone

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January
5

Russian TASS news agency has revealed some new details of ‘Poseidon’ underwater nuclear drone. The ‘Poseidon’, also known under Ocean Multipurpose System Status-6 or “Kanyon” by the U.S. intelligence community, is a new Russian strategic drone propelled by a miniaturized …

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North Korea Could Have 100 Nuclear Warheads by 2020: Analyst

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January
5

Pyongyang certainly has the capability to ramp things up the moment it chooses; according to Robert Litwak, a vice president at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the North Koreans could theoretically possess 100 nuclear warheads by 2020. .. …

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A new, more-threatening Cold War

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January
4

Let’s admit it: this Spy vs. Spy relationship with Russia has plunged us into a new Cold War that feels more threatening and unpredictable than the first. Russian “Bear” nuclear bombers now routinely fly near Alaska; Russia is suspected in …

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