Archive for July, 2016

How a stockpile of America’s nuclear weapons got tangled up in a Middle East crisis

How a stockpile of America’s nuclear weapons got tangled up in a Middle East crisis

A little more than 100 miles from the territory held by the violent extremist group Islamic State, there is a little piece of Americana. It has an eight-lane swimming...

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Should the U.S. Pull Its Nuclear Weapons From Turkey?

Should the U.S. Pull Its Nuclear Weapons From Turkey?

NATO’s largest cache of nuclear weapons — American hydrogen bombs — is at the Incirlik air base in southeastern Turkey. Air operations from the base were suspended...

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U.S., New Zealand End Rift Over Nuclear-Weapons Policies

U.S., New Zealand End Rift Over Nuclear-Weapons Policies

The U.S. will send a Navy warship to visit New Zealand for the first time in more than three decades, ending a long-running disagreement with South Pacific country...

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Obama plans major nuclear policy changes in his final months

Obama plans major nuclear policy changes in his final months

The Obama administration is determined to use its final six months in office to take a series of executive actions to advance the nuclear agenda the president has...

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Take Nuclear First-Use Off the Table

Take Nuclear First-Use Off the Table

The Cold War standoff that gave rise to tens of thousands of nuclear weapons ended a quarter century ago, and U.S. and Russian deployed arsenals have been slashed...

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