Archive for October, 2013

Nuclear weapons are Israel’s ‘worst-kept secret,’ says Israeli historian

Nuclear weapons are Israel’s ‘worst-kept secret,’ says Israeli historian

Talks between six world powers and Iran conducted in Geneva this week reflect international concern about the danger of nuclear weapons proliferation in the volatile...

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Scientists raise concerns over $60-billion nuclear weapons plan

Scientists raise concerns over $60-billion nuclear weapons plan

The Energy Department’s plan to modernize its aging nuclear weapons complex and update the seven hydrogen bomb designs in the nation’s arsenal would...

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The Point of Negotiating with Iran <p style='font size:14px'>By Steve Chapman</p>

The Point of Negotiating with Iran

By Steve Chapman

Munich, I am told, is a lovely city near the Alps, with a rich history, many architectural and cultural attractions and oceans of great beer. But you wouldn’t...

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Obama’s Upside-Down Nuclear Weapons Policy <p style='font size:14px'>By Elliott Negin</p>

Obama’s Upside-Down Nuclear Weapons Policy

By Elliott Negin

At the same time President Obama has been pressing for further reductions in U.S. and Russian nuclear arsenals, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)–a...

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Iran nuclear talks: How negotiators broke the ice

Iran nuclear talks: How negotiators broke the ice

For years, negotiators from the six world powers and Iran struggled to find ways to understand one another. The only thing they appeared to share was the same awkward...

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Air Force fires general in charge of nuclear missile force; 2nd nuke leader fired this week

Air Force fires general in charge of nuclear missile force; 2nd nuke leader fired this week

The Air Force fired the general in charge of its nuclear missiles on Friday, just two days after a Navy admiral with top nuclear weapons responsibilities was sacked....

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The Partial Test Ban Treaty: 50 Years Later <p style='font size:14px'>By Eryn MacDonald</p>

The Partial Test Ban Treaty: 50 Years Later

By Eryn MacDonald

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the entry into force of the Partial Test Ban Treaty (PTBT, also known as the Limited Test Ban Treaty or LTBT), on October 10th,...

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Israel Negotiating Historic Alliance with Saudi Arabia over Iran’s Nuclear Weapons

Israel Negotiating Historic Alliance with Saudi Arabia over Iran’s Nuclear Weapons

Israel is negotiating an unlikely diplomatic alliance with several Gulf and Arab states, including Saudi Arabia, to tackle Iran’s nuclear programme, Israeli...

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