| Jan 8, 2015
| 1:12 PM
The authors of a recent op-ed are absolutely right to be concerned about North Korea’s nuclear weapons (Perspective, Jan. 2). The authors correctly pointed out that the U.S. has done little to stop or counteract North Korea’s aggressive...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Russia has the right to deploy nuclear weapons in the Crimean peninsula, which it seized from Ukraine in March, a top Russian official said Monday.
“Crimea was not a non-nuclear zone in an international law sense but was part of Ukraine, a state...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 9:13 PM
To the editor: While I understand concern for public safety, to allow anyone or any country to dictate through threat is a huge mistake. Giving in to bullies hurts all of us, and as we all know, it opens the door to more of the same. ("Sony scraps 'The...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Want to take a long road trip halfway across the country to see where the atomic bomb was born? It doesn't sound like the makings for a typical summer getaway, but the newly created Manhattan Project National Historic Park may change all that.
| Jan 1, 2015
While the world's attention focuses on North Korea's cyber war with Sony, the Hermit Kingdom is rapidly increasing its stockpile of nuclear weapons material, with little real pushback from the United States.
A new analysis of North Korea's nuclear...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Iran and the U.S. have tentatively agreed on a formula that Washington hopes will reduce Tehran's ability to make nuclear arms by committing it to ship to Russia much of the material needed for such weapons, diplomats say.
In another sign of progress,...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 1:03 AM
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that ongoing nuclear negotiations with world powers are a matter of "heart," not just centrifuges ahead of talks next week in Geneva.
Speaking to an economic conference in Tehran, Rouhani both countered hard-...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 10:57 AM
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called international nuclear negotiations a matter of “heart” on Sunday, and said Iran needed to end its political isolation to allow its economy to grow.
Rouhani made his remarks to a conference of 1,500...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:44 PM
To the editor: The U.S. can lead in modernizing its nuclear arsenal, resuming nuclear testing and, in general, continuing to demonstrate the perceived military usefulness of nuclear weapons. Or, the U.S. can lead in pursuing negotiations in good faith...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"Some of the key technocrats and scientists of the Cold War say the nation has become overly confident about its nuclear deterrence. The nuclear enterprise, they say, 'is rusting its way to disarmament.'"
Let's meditate on this irony -- that disarmament,...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 5:30 PM
New Mexico officials issued fines Saturday of $54 million against two contractors for errors in handling nuclear waste that led to a shutdown earlier this year of the nation’s only operating dump for nuclear weapons waste.
The fines come amid a...