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Experts: North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons, Missiles Make It Less Secure

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November
26

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “thinks that nuclear weapons are the guarantee of his regime survival,” said Bruce Bennett, a senior defense analyst at the Rand Corp. research center. “In reality, they’re the guarantee of his regime destruction.” – …

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New signs Iran is creeping closer to making a nuclear bomb

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November
18

Iran’s regime likes anniversaries. This month it celebrated 40 years since the U.S. embassy hostage crisis by unveiling new nuclear centrifuges and redoing anti-American murals at the site of the former embassy. In May, it marked one year since the …

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Russia Has Thousands of Nuclear Weapons (And They Can Kill Billions)

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October
29

As I detailed in my 2012 monograph, The New START Treaty: Anatomy of a Failed Negotiation, New START contains major loopholes and verification problems that fully negate the supposed limitations. Ironically, the 2002 Moscow Treaty limits, if the warheads are …

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Could Someone Actually Steal a U.S. Nuke?

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October
29

The eyes of the world have become fixed on the estimated 50 B61 nuclear bombs stored at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey. As the Turkish military operations in Syria strain relations with the U.S., the security of the bombs has …

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US Air Force’s new B61-12 nuclear bomb hits target in testing

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October
2

The Air Force is test-dropping an upgraded, multi-function B61-12 nuclear bomb which improves accuracy, integrates various attack options into a single bomb and changes the strategic landscape with regard to nuclear weapons mission possibilities…The B61-12 adds substantial new levels of …

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China parades its latest missiles in challenge to U.S.

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October
2

Military planners in Washington and elsewhere will be taking note of new missile technology displayed by China, particularly a hypersonic ballistic nuclear missile believed capable of breaching all existing anti-missile shields deployed by the U.S. and its allies. The vehicle-mounted …

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Turkey’s Erdogan hints at pursuing nuclear weapons

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September
27

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan hinted at an interest in acquiring nuclear weapons, telling the United Nations that it is unjust for the weapons to be possessed only by major powers. “It bothers us like anyone else that the weapons …

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