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UN panel releases draft treaty banning possession and use of nuclear weapons

UN panel releases draft treaty banning possession and use of nuclear weapons

A United Nations-backed panel has publicly released a draft treaty banning the possession and use of all nuclear weapons. The draft treaty is the culmination of...

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North Korea tests missile, raises new fears in Pacific

North Korea tests missile, raises new fears in Pacific

North Korea carried out a provocative new ballistic missile test early Sunday, sending a projectile to a higher altitude and closer to Russia than any of its recent...

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Tillerson calls for ‘painful’ measures to punish North Korea

Tillerson calls for ‘painful’ measures to punish North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Friday for new economic sanctions on North Korea and other “painful” measures over its nuclear weapons program, and he...

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A new North Korean video shows missiles destroying a U.S. city in a giant fireball

A new North Korean video shows missiles destroying a U.S. city in a giant fireball

North Korean propaganda is many things, but it’s not subtle. Case in point: A new video, unveiled at a recent musical performance in honor of Kim Il Sung,...

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The North Korea Paradox: Why There Are No Good Options on Nuclear Arms

The North Korea Paradox: Why There Are No Good Options on Nuclear Arms

North Korea, a small and poor country facing far stronger adversaries and the perpetual threat of its own collapse, would not seem a likely state to defy four consecutive...

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China issues stern warning to U.S., North Korea over their growing tensions

China issues stern warning to U.S., North Korea over their growing tensions

China issued a stern warning Friday to both the United States and North Korea, urging them not to push their recriminations to a point of no return and allow war...

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A Cornerstone of Peace

A Cornerstone of Peace

One of the big security decisions facing the Trump administration in the next few months is what to do about Russia’s violation of a 30-year-old treaty that bans...

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United States and Allies Protest U.N. Talks to Ban Nuclear Weapons

United States and Allies Protest U.N. Talks to Ban Nuclear Weapons

UNITED NATIONS — Saying the time was not right to outlaw nuclear arms, the United States led a group of dozens of United Nations members on Monday that boycotted...

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The Risks of Pre-emptive Strikes Against North Korea

The Risks of Pre-emptive Strikes Against North Korea

A declaration by Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson that the United States would consider pre-emptive military action against North Korea raises a question that...

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Japan’s Largest Ever Voluntary Contribution to the CTBTO

Japan’s Largest Ever Voluntary Contribution to the CTBTO

Japan, by far the only country to experience atomic bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, has decided to make the largest ever extra-budgetary contribution to the...

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