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Virus delays review of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

Virus delays review of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

The 191 parties to the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty have decided to postpone a conference to review its implementation because of the coronavirus pandemic, the...

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American Foreign Policy Is Broken. Suleimani’s Killing Proves It.

American Foreign Policy Is Broken. Suleimani’s Killing Proves It.

A properly functioning National Security Council would never have let it happen, for good reason.

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North Korea never halted efforts to build powerful new weapons, experts say

North Korea never halted efforts to build powerful new weapons, experts say

Just before North Korea launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile in 2017, scientists strapped their newest rocket engine to a test stand to see how...

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Former Defense secretaries shed light on why Trump talks with North Korea failed

Former Defense secretaries shed light on why Trump talks with North Korea failed

Former Defense Secretaries Leon Panetta and James Mattis linked the failed summits between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump to a lack of...

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North Korea test fires rockets in Thanksgiving reminder of year-end deadline for U.S.

North Korea test fires rockets in Thanksgiving reminder of year-end deadline for U.S.

Breaking a month-long lull in missile tests, North Korea fired two short range projectiles into the sea off its east coast on Thursday in what appeared to be the...

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Open Skies, New START Pacts With Russia Face Bleak Outlook

Open Skies, New START Pacts With Russia Face Bleak Outlook

The world’s two nuclear superpowers have never unleashed their atomic arsenals against one another, but two longstanding agreements that have helped keep the...

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How Gorbachev and Reagan’s Friendship Helped Thaw the Cold War

How Gorbachev and Reagan’s Friendship Helped Thaw the Cold War

One was an avid capitalist, an actor-turned-U.S. president determined to quash America’s nuclear arms race with the Soviet Union’s “evil empire.” The other,...

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Erdogan’s Ambitions Go Beyond Syria. He Says He Wants Nuclear Weapons.

Erdogan’s Ambitions Go Beyond Syria. He Says He Wants Nuclear Weapons.

A month before invading Kurdish areas in Syria, Turkey’s president said he “cannot accept” the West’s restrictions that keep him from a bomb.

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Some worries about nuclear weapons at Turkey base

Some worries about nuclear weapons at Turkey base

Frayed U.S. relations with Turkey over its incursion in Syria raise a sensitive question rarely discussed in public: Should the United States remove the nuclear...

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Putin Takes Swipe at Trump For Withdrawing From Nuclear Treaty: ‘It was not worth ruining’

Putin Takes Swipe at Trump For Withdrawing From Nuclear Treaty: ‘It was not worth ruining’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that a new nuclear weapons deal needed to be struck urgently as he criticized the decision by Donald Trump to pull the...

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