Archive for May, 2019

What ‘Game of Thrones’ Taught Us About Nuclear Devastation

What ‘Game of Thrones’ Taught Us About Nuclear Devastation

Atomic bombs are primarily a means for the ruthless annihilation of cities.” Famed physicist Leo Szilard wrote those words in 1945, entreating President Harry...

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Trump and Kim battled subordinates ahead of spike in tensions

Trump and Kim battled subordinates ahead of spike in tensions

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shattered more than a year of relative tranquility Thursday with the U.S. seizure of a North Korean vessel and...

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North Korea Fires Two Short-Range Ballistic Missiles, South’s Military Says

North Korea Fires Two Short-Range Ballistic Missiles, South’s Military Says

North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles on Thursday, the South Korean military said, an escalation from the North’s most recent weapons test just...

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Iran rolls back nuclear pledges but stops short of violating pact

Iran rolls back nuclear pledges but stops short of violating pact

Iran announced on Wednesday it was relaxing some curbs to its nuclear program, announcing steps that stop short of violating its 2015 deal with world powers for...

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Iran’s Countermoves on Iran Nuclear Deal Are a Predictable But Worrisome Response to U.S. Sanctions

Iran’s Countermoves on Iran Nuclear Deal Are a Predictable But Worrisome Response to U.S. Sanctions

Iran’s threat to violate the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is a very worrisome but predictable response to Trump’s dangerous decision to withdraw...

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In Weapons Tests, North Korea Revives an Old Playbook, With a Strategic Twist <p style='font size:14px'>By David E. Sanger and Choe Sang-Hun</p>

In Weapons Tests, North Korea Revives an Old Playbook, With a Strategic Twist

By David E. Sanger and Choe Sang-Hun

In the weeks before North Korea fired short-range projectiles on Saturday, President Trump countermanded the Treasury Department, reversing an announcement that...

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North Korea fires short-range projectiles, South says

North Korea fires short-range projectiles, South says

North Korea fired multiple short-range projectiles off its east coast on Saturday morning, South Korea’s military announced. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs...

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