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Are nuclear weapons keeping the India-Pakistan crisis from escalating — or making it more dangerous? <p style='font size:14px'>By Caitlin Talmadge</p>

Are nuclear weapons keeping the India-Pakistan crisis from escalating — or making it more dangerous?

By Caitlin Talmadge

The world has been on edge watching India and Pakistan’s latest crisis. For the first time since 1971, India bombed mainland Pakistan. The strike was retaliation...

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‘We fell in love’: Trump and Kim shower praise, stroke egos on path to nuclear negotiations

‘We fell in love’: Trump and Kim shower praise, stroke egos on path to nuclear negotiations

His intelligence chiefs warn that North Korea is unlikely to surrender its nuclear weapons. His advisers fret that a breakthrough could prove elusive and that he...

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INF Treaty talks between Russia and the U.S. fail at summit

INF Treaty talks between Russia and the U.S. fail at summit

The pact was designed to keep ground-based nuclear weapons out of Europe. Washington has accused Moscow of violating it for years. – More

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24 years ago today, the world came disturbingly close to ending

24 years ago today, the world came disturbingly close to ending

Today, January 25, 2019, marks the 24th anniversary of the time that I (and many millions of others) came closest in my lifetime to getting nuked to death. That...

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Pence Says U.S. Still Waiting on North Korea for ‘Concrete Steps’ to Denuclearize

Pence Says U.S. Still Waiting on North Korea for ‘Concrete Steps’ to Denuclearize

Vice President Mike Pence told American ambassadors on Wednesday that North Korea has failed to take any substantive steps to give up its nuclear weapons, even as...

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Kim and Trump Back at Square 1: If U.S. Keeps Sanctions, North Will Keep Nuclear Program

Kim and Trump Back at Square 1: If U.S. Keeps Sanctions, North Will Keep Nuclear Program

Nearly two years into his presidency and more than six months after his historic summit meeting with Kim Jong-un of North Korea, President Trump finds himself essentially...

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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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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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