North Korea Could Have 100 Nuclear Warheads (And Soon)

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December
29

By 2020 North Korea could possess as many as 100 nuclear warheads. That’s the startling conclusion of a January 2019 report from RAND, a California think tank with close ties to the U.S. military. “North Korean provocations and threats have …

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Russia Deploys Hypersonic Weapon, Potentially Renewing Arms Race

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December
29

The Russian military on Friday said it had deployed a hypersonic weapon that flies at superfast speeds and can easily evade American missile defense systems, potentially setting off a new chapter in the long arms race between the world’s pre-eminent …

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‘Tricked’: High-level defector warns Trump on Kim, nukes

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December
12

A high-level defector from Kim Jong-un’s regime has sent a letter to President Trump warning that he has been “tricked” into believing the North Korean leader will ever denuclearize and that Washington should instead ramp up a “psychological warfare campaign” …

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Why the Pentagon Says It Needs Low-Yield Nukes

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December
9

The Pentagon reaffirmed its determination to field a new nuclear weapon designed to allow the U.S. to match Russian and Chinese nukes on the battlefield. In an interview with Seapower magazine, Undersecretary of Defense for Policy John Rood stated that …

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No missile system can intercept our Yars ICBM, Russian army brags

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December
4

Russia’s RS-24 Yars intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) cannot be intercepted by any existing missile defense system, a Russian military official says. The solid-propellant ICBM of the 5th generation, which is known to NATO as SS-27 Mod 2, has a range …

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Trump runs dangerous and chaotic approach toward nuclear weapons

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December
4

His approach toward nuclear weapons and arms control is similar, but with even graver possible consequences. His nuclear agenda reflects the same pattern of alliance mismanagement, American unreliability, and chaotic decision making. Instead of bailing on bilateral and multilateral arms …

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