nuclear weapons

Are United States starting new round of arms race?

The Trump Administration's newly-released Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) lays out plans to modernize the US nuclear triad by integrating nuclear capability on the F-35 fighter jet, deploying low-yield warheads at sea, and developing new …

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US unveils new nuclear weapons strategy

The US will adopt a more aggressive nuclear posture, contemplating strikes in response to non-nuclear threats and deploying new “low-yield” devices after a government review that detractors say will raise the risk of nuclear war, …

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US recognizes Russia's superiority

Russia has advantages over the United States and its allies in the production of nuclear weapons, the unclassified part of the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) obtained by Huffington Post reads, Sputnik reports. …

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Korea war seen killing up to 300,000 even without nukes

Renewed conflict on the Korean peninsula could kill hundreds of thousands of people in the first few days alone even if no nuclear weapons are involved, according to a new report by the Congressional Research Service, Bloomberg reports. …

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 Iran urges nuclear disarmament

Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations Gholam Ali Khoshroo renewed the country's call for the total eradication of nuclear weapons. Addressing a meeting of the UN General Assembly to study the annual report of …

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"Nuclear war may break out any moment"

The situation on the Korean peninsula has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment, the Deputy Permanent Representative of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to the UN, Kim In Ryong, …

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Trump wants massive expansion of US nuclear arsenal

US President Donald Trump said he wanted what amounted to a nearly tenfold increase in the U.S. nuclear arsenal during a gathering this past summer of the nation’s highest ranking national security leaders, according to …

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Rouhani: Iran never seeks nuclear weapons

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected any renegotiation of the 2015 nuclear deal and said Tehran had "various" options" if US President Donald Trump decides to pull the United States out of the …

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