Why North Korea Needs Its Nukes

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June
27

In recent weeks, North Korea has been ramping up regional tensions. The coming months could well see Pyongyang stage a military confrontation with Seoul, or the country could test a nuclear weapon or send a missile toward the United States. …

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Lawsuit alleges scientific misconduct at U.S. nuclear weapons lab

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June
27

An unusual lawsuit alleges scientific misconduct at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California, one of the United States’s three nuclear weapons labs. Peter Williams… says he was fired in retaliation for complaining that his superiors were mishandling a computer program …

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Who Can We Trust With the Nuclear Button? No One

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June
24

The current debate about how President Trump is abusing his role as commander in chief has an even darker, nuclear dimension. If the president can misuse his authority to deploy troops against peaceful American protesters, might he also mishandle his …

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U.S., Russia hold new nuclear arms talks without China

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June
24

American and Russian negotiators have concluded a round of nuclear arms control talks in Vienna, aimed at producing a new agreement to replace the New START treaty that expires in February — the last remaining pact constraining the arsenals of …

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Russia’s New Nuclear Doctrine: Don’t Mess With Us—But Let’s Talk

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June
22

For the first time ever, the Russian government has publicly released a document laying out the logic and principles underpinning its approach to nuclear deterrence. Formally titled “Fundamentals of Russian State Nuclear Deterrence Policy,” the report was approved by President …

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German intelligence said to warn Iran still seeking nuclear weapons

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June
18

A German intelligence agency has reportedly warned that Iran remains committed to obtaining technology for the development of nuclear weapons. The warning was contained in a report by Baden-Württemberg’s state intelligence agency, according to Fox News. Besides Iran, a section …

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This Nuclear Arms Race Is Worse Than the Last One

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June
18

With the stability of the Cold War gone, the risk of nuclear war keeps rising. Only old-fashioned multilateralism can save us in the long term. As long as the pandemic rages, the world’s leaders are understandably preoccupied with the threat …

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