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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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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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North Korea announces firing of tactical guided weapon

North Korea announces firing of tactical guided weapon

North Korea announced Thursday that it had test-fired a new tactical guided weapon, in its first public weapons test since the breakdown of a summit between President...

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It’s Not Personal. It’s Just Diplomacy.

It’s Not Personal. It’s Just Diplomacy.

For nearly a year since his historic meeting with Kim Jong Un in Singapore, U.S. President Donald Trump has been playing to the North Korean leader’s vanity, suggesting...

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