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EU 'funding Kim Jong-Un's nuclear weapons' as North Korean workers in forced Europe labour - ‎2 hours ago‎
NORTH Koreans working in the European Union are having their salaries sent back to dictator Kim Jong-Un raising fears the bloc is funding his deadly nuclear weapons programme. By Alix Culbertson. PUBLISHED: 19:54, Mon, May 30, 2016 | UPDATED: ...

Russia stocks up nuclear weapons in Crimea

Ukraine Today - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Russian Federation is trumping up its nuclear supplies on the annexed Crimean Peninsula. This is according to the spokesperson for the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence Intelligence Unit - Vadym Skibitski.

Working Toward a Nuclear-Weapons-Free Mideast

LobeLog - ‎9 hours ago‎
Earlier this month, I attended an international conference in Berlin which brought together diplomats, former military officers, academic researchers and think tank analysts from the Middle East and Europe.
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China underscores nuclear weapons as “foundation” of its security

The Hankyoreh - ‎13 hours ago‎
China is stressing the need to step up its nuclear capabilities and increase nuclear submarine activity in the wake of North Korea's fourth nuclear test, the US's resulting push to introduce the THAAD missile defense system on the Korean Peninsula, and ...
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Nawaz Sharif: Pakistan's nuclear weapons made country's defence impregnable

The Indian Express - ‎May 28, 2016‎
pakistan, pakistan nuclear weapoin, pak nuclear weapon, pak nuclear missile, nuclear weapons Nawaz Sharif said that peace has returned to the country and the economy stabilised as Pakistan was marching towards becoming an economic power.
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The US nuclear weapons program still relies on floppy disks

ScienceAlert - ‎May 27, 2016‎
You'd expect one of the most important weapons program in the world to be pretty high-tech, but a government report has just revealed that the US nuclear weapons force still relies on huge, 8-inch floppy disks and a computer system from the 1970s.

Brian Williams: US is only nation to have used nuclear weapons 'in anger'

Canada Free Press - ‎10 hours ago‎
I think I liked him better when he was just making up self-aggrandizing stories about his own stirring adventures. At least then the nonsense was harmless and strictly personal.
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In 1945, Americans were thrilled with nuclear weapons. That's no longer true.

Washington Post - ‎May 27, 2016‎
"We are in possession of the most destructive explosive ever devised by man," the leaflets read. "A single one of our newly developed atomic bombs is actually the equivalent in explosive power to what 2000 of our giant B-29s can carry on a single mission.
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Opinion: How the US would destroy North Korea's nuclear weapons

MarketWatch - ‎May 25, 2016‎
First, we simply do not have a comprehensive or precise picture of the North Korean nuclear program, especially when it comes to the number of weapons and delivery vehicles - we do not know for sure where they are located or how well they are protected.
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South China Sea Controversy: Beijing To Send Nuclear Weapons To Disputed Region Amid US Military Tensions

International Business Times - ‎May 26, 2016‎
China will send nuclear weapons to patrol the South China Sea amid rising tensions with the U.S. over the disputed region, the Guardian reported Thursday.

Cold war mentality over nuclear weapons returning, panelists say

Las Vegas Review-Journal - ‎May 28, 2016‎
U.S. weapons scientists and diplomats who are tasked with keeping nuclear materials out of the hands of terrorists and maintaining the nation's shrinking arsenal of mushroom-cloud bombs say emerging threats have surfaced from a new wave of conventional ...

Obama calls for the end of nuclear weapons at Hiroshima

Washington Post - ‎May 27, 2016‎
May 27, 2016 6:39 AM EDT - President Obama called for an end to nuclear weapons in a solemn visit to Hiroshima to offer respects to the victims of the world's first deployed atomic bomb. (Reuters) ...

Reduction of Nuclear Arsenal Has Slowed Under Obama, Report Finds

New York Times - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Workers unloaded a B53 nuclear bomb in February 2011. The B53, one of the longest-lived and highest-yield nuclear weapons in the United States arsenal, was dismantled by the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration.

Trump denies nuclear weapon interest in Japan, South Korea

Washington Examiner - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Donald Trump said Friday that Hillary Clinton is lying when she says he wants Japan and South Korea to develop their own nuclear weapons arsenals. But less than two months ago, the billionaire himself suggested the U.S. would be "better off" if the two ...
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Obama must scale back his nuclear weapons expansion plan

The Boston Globe - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The devastation wrought on the Japanese city of Hiroshima seven decades ago will always be a powerful reminder of America's responsibility to work toward a world free of nuclear weapons. President Obama's historic trip to Japan this week reminds us ...
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"I Want the World to Wake Up": Hiroshima Survivor Criticizes Obama for Pushing New Nuclear Weapons

Democracy Now! - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Extended interview with Setsuko Thurlow, who survived the Hiroshima atomic bombing, about the bombing of 1945 and her push to eliminate nuclear weapons. On August 6, 1945, Thurlow was at school in Hiroshima when the U.S. dropped the first atomic ...
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Obama visits Hiroshima, calls for end to nuclear weapons

Daily Kos - ‎May 27, 2016‎
When President Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, one of the primary reasons cited was his commitment to reducing the threat of nuclear weapons. On Friday, Obama once again spoke to that cause during a visit to the first site at which a nuclear ...
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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
China's supply of nuclear weapons to Pakistan pose threat to US, India, Obama administration warned. The two leading Congressmen have reportedly asked the Obama Administration to spell out what steps Washington will take to ensure that China halts the ...