US, Russia said close to deal on nuclear warhead freeze

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October
9

U.S. and Russian negotiators have agreed in principle to continue freezing their nuclear warhead stockpiles in a bid to salvage their last remaining arms control pact before it expires next year, a person familiar with the talks said Friday. The …

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North Korea claims new military milestone ahead of anniversary

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October
8

North Korea is promoting its military ahead of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Korean Workers’ Party on Saturday, when the regime is expected to showcase new weapons during a military parade. The international department of the Workers’ …

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US: Why The President Is The Weakest Link In U.S. Nuclear Strategy

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October
8

President Trump’s hospitalization after testing positive for Covid-19 is one of many instances in which the performance of the nation’s chief executive has been impaired by medical issues. Eisenhower had a massive heart attack in 1955. His successor, John F. …

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The Pentagon Wants Stealth Rocket Fuel. Could It Trigger A Nuclear War?

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October
6

The U.S. military wants a stealthy rocket fuel to enable U.S. missiles to avoid detection. But could undetectable missiles trigger a nuclear war? The project “seeks to develop solid propellants that exhibit reduced IR [infrared] signatures while maintaining thrust to …

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North Korea Continues Uranium Enrichment

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October
5

A new report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on North Korea reveals ongoing uranium enrichment at its Yongbyon facility and continuing progress toward construction of an experimental light-water reactor (LWR). North Korea’s five-megawatt, gas-graphite reactor remains inactive, however; …

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UN chief: World is living in `shadow of nuclear catastrophe’

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October
4

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Friday that the world is living “in the shadow of nuclear catastrophe,” fueled by growing distrust and tensions between the nuclear powers. The U.N. chief told a high-level meeting to commemorate the recent International Day …

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America Must Come to Terms with North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons

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October
3

If President Donald Trump is defeated on November 3, will his most dramatic initiative, engaging North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un, fade away along with Trump’s presidency? Many in Washington hope so. His initiative receives little more than scorn. The …

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