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Opinion: How the US would destroy North Korea's nuclear weapons

MarketWatch - ‎May 25, 2016‎
No other country can match the United States when it comes to projection of power. Should Washington decide to carry out a military strike against North Korea, even a limited one, the immediate impact would be devastating for Pyongyang.
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China to send nuclear-armed submarines into Pacific amid tensions with US

The Guardian - ‎13 hours ago‎
The Chinese military is poised to send submarines armed with nuclear missiles into the Pacific Ocean for the first time, arguing that new US weapons systems have so undermined Beijing's existing deterrent force that it has been left with no alternative.
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Obama's Hiroshima visit is a wake up call on the risks of nuclear weapons

New Statesman - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Malfunctions, mishaps, false alarms and misinterpreted information have nearly led to the intentional or accidental detonation of nuclear weapons on numerous occasions since 1945, according to testimonies by experts and former nuclear force officers ...
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Pensioner 'finds Hitler's secret stash of nuclear bombs hidden underground' with radar equipment - ‎May 24, 2016‎
A man whose hobby is using ground penetrating radar to search for historical artefacts claims to have uncovered Hitler's secret stash of nuclear BOMBS underground. Peter Lohr says the five shapes he's spotted underground fit those of a nuclear weapon.
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Working toward a nuclear weapons free Mideast

+972 Magazine - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The success in reaching the JCPOA on the Iranian nuclear program in Vienna in July 2015 was a milestone in international non-proliferation diplomacy.
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A Pox on the House of Nuclear Weapons

Foreign Policy In Focus - ‎May 23, 2016‎
When and if they are finally ratified, arms control treaties, like nonproliferation, are essentially mechanisms to reserve and preserve nuclear weapons for nuclear powers only. Even those in the arms control world with a soft spot for disarmament have ...
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Hiroshima survivor looks back on nuclear bomb horrors ahead of Obama visit - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Setsuko Thurlow was just a schoolgirl in Japan when she bore witness to the devastating effects of the world's first nuclear bomb. It was Aug. 6, 1945, when the U.S. dropped the bomb on Hiroshima, killing 80,000 people instantly. By that year's end ...
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China's supply of nuclear weapons to Pakistan pose threat to US, India, Obama administration warned

The Indian Express - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The U.S. Congressmen reportedly said that they are specifically alarmed over the supply of Transporter Erector Launcher (TEL) systems, which would provide instant mobility to Pakistan's medium range nuclear ballistic missiles like the Shaheen III.
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German engineer claims he has found Adolf Hitler's secret NUCLEAR BOMBS

Daily Mail - ‎May 17, 2016‎
A pensioner claims he has found Adolf Hitler's secret atom bombs inside tunnels dug by the Nazis underneath a mountain valley in central Germany.
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Obama's nuclear pilgrimage

The Hindu - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Nevertheless, his visit will send out a powerfully symbolic message to those wondering if his zeal for nuclear disarmament has died an unmourned death amidst plans by his administration for a $1 trillion nuclear weapons modernisation programme over the ...
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UT, A&M in consortium bidding for nuclear weapons lab contract

Austin American-Statesman - ‎May 24, 2016‎
A consortium that includes the Texas A&M University System and the University of Texas System announced Tuesday that it will compete for the contract to operate one of the nation's nuclear weapons labs. The two university systems, along with the ...
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India could have developed nuclear weapons as early as 1964 says US intelligence

International Business Times UK - ‎May 19, 2016‎
A declassified State Department report has noted that India was in a position to develop nuclear weapons as early as 1964. The report was among a number of others to be published on 18 May by the National Security Archive and the Nuclear Proliferation ...
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Washington's Imaginary Nuclear Arms Race

The National Interest Online (blog) - ‎May 13, 2016‎
The Cold War is back, if you believe some public commentators at least. On one level, they are correct: current tensions between the United States and Russia over potential Russian territorial aggression in Europe, accusations of nuclear treaty ...
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If Elected, Trump Unlikely to Improve on Obama's Nuclear-Weapons Record

Foreign Policy In Focus - ‎May 17, 2016‎
If Elected, Trump Unlikely to Improve on Obama's Nuclear-Weapons Record. If Donald Trump is elected he will be handed the keys to nuclear-weapons program more entrenched than ever thanks to President Obama. By Rachelle Marshall, May 17, 2016 .

OPINION | Examining the Nuclear Arms Control Movement in the context of North Korean Nuclear programs

IndraStra Global - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The security and defence experts called it a big setback to nuclear arms control and disarmament movement and speculated that North Korea's move will escalate the race of nuclear arms in the Korean peninsula. Since the January, instead of a much ...

Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎May 16, 2016‎
The engagements from those states certainly give the impression they are seeking foremost to preserve a place for nuclear weapons in their political and military arsenals, and in those of their nuclear-armed allies. As negotiations begin on an ...
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Report: Evidence of hidden Nazi nuclear bombs said found in Germany

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎May 19, 2016‎
An amateur historian in Germany believes he has found evidence of Nazi nuclear bombs hidden underground near Chemnitz, located in Eastern Germany south of Berlin.

Nuclear Weapons Are Scary -- But We Can Do Something About Them

Huffington Post - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Nuclear weapons are scary. The risk of use by accident, intention or terror. The climate consequences. The fact that they are designed and built to vaporize thousands of people with the push of a button.
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Why Donald Trump's plan for Japan would be a nightmare for Asia

Vox - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Japan has long eschewed the acquisition of nuclear weapons, choosing instead to rely on the United States to deter any potential threat from its nuclear neighbors.