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Russia and U.S. abandon 32 year-old missile treaty then blame each other

Russia and U.S. abandon 32 year-old missile treaty then blame each other

Russia and the United States blamed each other Thursday for abandoning a landmark arms control agreement on missiles, with Moscow warning of a new arms race and...

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Japanese report to say North Korea has miniaturized nuclear warheads: newspaper

Japanese report to say North Korea has miniaturized nuclear warheads: newspaper

Japan has upgraded its estimate of North Korea’s nuclear weapons capability in an upcoming annual Defence White Paper, saying it seems Pyongyang has achieved the...

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Russian defense minister: ‘We won’t do anything’ in Europe unless US places missiles there

Russian defense minister: ‘We won’t do anything’ in Europe unless US places missiles there

A top Russian official reportedly said Sunday that despite the Trump administration’s withdrawal from a Soviet-era arms deal, Moscow has no plans to deploy...

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What a mysterious explosion tells us about Russia’s ‘doomsday weapon’

What a mysterious explosion tells us about Russia’s ‘doomsday weapon’

An explosion. An abruptly-canceled village evacuation. Five dead nuclear experts. And a few traces of radioactive iodine in the air over the northern Norwegian coastline....

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The Post-INF Treaty Crisis: Background and Next Steps

The Post-INF Treaty Crisis: Background and Next Steps

The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, negotiated and signed by U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, was one of the...

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Putin to Trump: We’ll develop new nuclear missiles if you do

Putin to Trump: We’ll develop new nuclear missiles if you do

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Monday that Moscow would be forced to start developing short and intermediate-range land-based nuclear missiles if the...

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Yukiya Amano, The Head Of U.N. Nuclear Watchdog, Dies At 72

Yukiya Amano, The Head Of U.N. Nuclear Watchdog, Dies At 72

Yukiya Amano, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, has died at age 72, leaving a vacancy at the top of the monitoring body just as tensions...

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Hypersonic Missiles Are Unstoppable. And They’re Starting a New Global Arms Race.

Hypersonic Missiles Are Unstoppable. And They’re Starting a New Global Arms Race.

The new weapons — which could travel at more than 15 times the speed of sound with terrifying accuracy — threaten to change the nature of warfare. – More

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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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