Archive for November, 2011

Further U.S. Nuclear Tests Highly Unlikely: Former NNSA Chief

Further U.S. Nuclear Tests Highly Unlikely: Former NNSA Chief

 The United States is “almost certain” never to conduct another test detonation of a nuclear device, a former top U.S. nuclear weapons official said on Monday.

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The Real Lesson of Iraq<p></p>By Malfrid Braut-Hegghammer

The Real Lesson of Iraq

By Malfrid Braut-Hegghammer

Parallels between Iraq’s former nuclear weapons program and the Iranian nuclear program have shaped policy debates for nearly a decade. We are still paying the...

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Pakistan’s Nuclear Weapons Are Not Safe: Former Foreign Minister

Pakistan’s Nuclear Weapons Are Not Safe: Former Foreign Minister

Pakistan’s nuclear weapons are not safe under the present PPP dispensation, the country’s former foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said, evoking...

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All Nuclear Weapons Must Go<p></p>By Cesar Jaramillo

All Nuclear Weapons Must Go

By Cesar Jaramillo

The latest report from the International Atomic Energy Agency on Iran’s nuclear program has increased the already inflammatory rhetoric against the Islamic Republic.

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US Targets Iran’s Central Bank as World Takes Aim at Iran’s Nuclear Program

US Targets Iran’s Central Bank as World Takes Aim at Iran’s Nuclear Program

The United States on Monday took steps targeting Iran’s central bank and its energy sector, acting just days after the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog expressed...

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Reagan & Reykjavik

Reagan & Reykjavik

The world recently marked the 25th anniversary of the historic Reykjavik summit, when President Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev met...

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Target nuclear weapons budget <p></p>By Lawrence Korb

Target nuclear weapons budget

By Lawrence Korb

Americans’ frustrations with our economy have come to a boiling point in recent months. They are only exceeded by their frustration with Congress’ seeming...

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IAEA Board Reproaches Iran on Nuclear Efforts

IAEA Board Reproaches Iran on Nuclear Efforts

The International Atomic Energy Agency’s 35-nation governing board admonished Iran on Friday over rising international fears that the Persian Gulf state might...

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Romney, Gingrich: We’d Go To War to Keep Iran From Getting Nuclear Weapons

Romney, Gingrich: We’d Go To War to Keep Iran From Getting Nuclear Weapons

Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich said at the Republican presidential debate here Saturday night that they would be willing to go to war to keep Iran from attaining...

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IAEA Says Foreign Expertise Has Brought Iran to Threshold of Nuclear Capability

IAEA Says Foreign Expertise Has Brought Iran to Threshold of Nuclear Capability

Intelligence provided to U.N. nuclear officials shows that Iran’s government has mastered the critical steps needed to build a nuclear weapon,

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