| Mar 4, 2015
| 1:47 PM
Benjamin Netanyahu came to the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday and offered an idea so simple and brilliant that everyone in the White House must have felt dumb for not thinking of it. His alternative to the imperfect deal the U.S. may strike with Iran? A...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 4:08 PM
To the editor: Michael Krepon may well be correct that the Iran nuclear deal in the works serves U.S. interests, but his endorsement exposes a chink that cannot be ignored — namely the challenge to hold Iran to the deal. ("The Obama administration...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 9:00 PM
A sunset clause?
The news from the nuclear talks with Iran was already troubling. Iran was being granted the "right to enrich." It would be allowed to retain and spin thousands of centrifuges. It could continue construction of the Arak plutonium...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 8:03 PM
Imagine for a moment that your neighbor down the street was engaged in some basement science that could level your house and even kill you, if he so desired. Your best friend, who happens to live some distance away, out of harm's reach, can end the threat...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 7:25 AM
Nearly four years after Japan’s massive March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, the country has made “significant progress” toward stabilizing and decommissioning the ravaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, international nuclear...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 4:30 AM
If federal agents ever capture a stolen nuclear weapon — or have to investigate the detonation of one — they will turn to one of the most esoteric groups of detectives in the world.
Investigators will need proof of where a weapon came from...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:04 PM
The United States and India sought to put a contentious history behind them Sunday by declaring a new partnership on climate change, security and economic issues, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi rejected calls for India to match China’s...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 2:32 PM
Pondering the looming specter of a nuclear-armed Iran, some Americans are deeply worried that we won't reach a deal to block that possibility. Some people have a different fear: that we will.
This second group is enthusiastically in favor of legislation...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 3:44 PM
At the recent United Nations summit in New York, the U.S. and Iran agreed on two things:
• The Islamic State is a menace to Iraq, Syria and the region.
• Talks to halt Iran's rogue nuclear program have stalled; prospects for a deal by the...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Sitting at a desk in his small office here, Ma Jun, one of China's best-known environmental advocates, shows off his latest tool in the fight against the nation's crippling air pollution: a computer app.
Displayed on a tablet, the app shows a map of...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:03 PM
An intriguing new figure is gaining prominence in the Iranian government just as regional conflicts in Iraq and Syria intensify and nuclear talks with the West move toward a Nov. 24 deadline.
The newly prominent official is Ali Shamkhani, the head of...