Archive for December, 2018

Can Trump revive his deal with North Korea?

Can Trump revive his deal with North Korea?

Here’s one New Year’s resolution that should be easy: The United States and North Korea should resume the diplomatic progress they began in 2018 toward peace...

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Putin says Russia is ready to deploy new hypersonic nuclear missile

Putin says Russia is ready to deploy new hypersonic nuclear missile

MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia would deploy its first regiment of hypersonic nuclear-capable missiles next year,...

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Trump can launch nuclear weapons whenever he wants, with or without Mattis

Trump can launch nuclear weapons whenever he wants, with or without Mattis

The abrupt and pointed resignation of Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis on Thursday alarmed official Washington. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) called him an “an...

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North Korea says it will not denuclearize until the US eliminates ‘nuclear threat’

North Korea says it will not denuclearize until the US eliminates ‘nuclear threat’

North Korea will not relinquish its nuclear weapons until the US eliminates its own “nuclear threat,” according to a commentary published by state-run...

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Open Scientific Collaboration May Be Helping North Korea Cheat Nuclear Sanctions

Open Scientific Collaboration May Be Helping North Korea Cheat Nuclear Sanctions

For years, the world has imposed strict sanctions on North Korea in an attempt to stop its development of nuclear weapons. Officials from nations across the globe...

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Hard-Line U.S. Tactics Will ‘Block’ Path to Denuclearization, North Korea Warns

Hard-Line U.S. Tactics Will ‘Block’ Path to Denuclearization, North Korea Warns

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea warned on Sunday that if the United States continued to escalate its sanctions and human rights campaign against the North, that...

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Don’t Tear Up This Treaty <p style='font size:14px'>By Editorial Board of the NY Times</p>

Don’t Tear Up This Treaty

By Editorial Board of the NY Times

Every American president from John F. Kennedy to Barack Obama has successfully negotiated an agreement with the Soviet Union, or the Russian federation, to reduce...

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How George H.W. Bush Finished What Reagan Started in Ending the Cold War

How George H.W. Bush Finished What Reagan Started in Ending the Cold War

Ronald Reagan is often lauded as the U.S. President who won the Cold War, by orchestrating a massive arms buildup that the Soviet Union couldn’t afford to match,...

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Trump ultimatum sparks fears of new arms race

Trump ultimatum sparks fears of new arms race

President Trump’s ultimatum to Russia over a landmark arms control treaty could potentially kill the pact and set the stage for more land-based cruise missiles...

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American Foreign Policy Could Use More Prudence

American Foreign Policy Could Use More Prudence

During George H. W. Bush’s single term in the White House, the Berlin Wall fell and Germany reunified peacefully. The Warsaw Pact dissolved, the Soviet Union crumbled,...

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