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North Korea: Missile soared 1,741 miles high, marking successful test of ICBM

North Korea: Missile soared 1,741 miles high, marking successful test of ICBM

North Korea on Tuesday claimed it had successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile, a potential milestone in its campaign to develop a nuclear-tipped...

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‘Tear down this wall’: How Reagan’s forgotten line became a defining moment

‘Tear down this wall’: How Reagan’s forgotten line became a defining moment

The very idea of Ronald Reagan standing before the most powerful symbol of the Cold War and demanding that the leader of the Soviet empire “tear down this wall”...

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‘Last Secret’ of 1967 War: Israel’s Doomsday Plan for Nuclear Display

‘Last Secret’ of 1967 War: Israel’s Doomsday Plan for Nuclear Display

On the eve of the Arab-Israeli war, 50 years ago this week, Israeli officials raced to assemble an atomic device and developed a plan to detonate it atop a mountain...

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Reagan-Gorbachev summit in Moscow ends

Reagan-Gorbachev summit in Moscow ends

On this day in 1988, President Ronald Reagan, while walking through Red Square and the Kremlin in Moscow, declared that the Cold War with the Soviet Union had ended....

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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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