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  • Concern about North Korea's nuclear weapons

    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...
  • Russia says it has a right to put nuclear weapons in Crimea

    Russia says it has a right to put nuclear weapons in Crimea
    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...
  • 'The Interview' pulled: Sony let the bad guys win

    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...
  • New national park highlights Manhattan Project and the atomic bomb

    New national park highlights Manhattan Project and the atomic bomb
    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. The park,...
  • Hackers? Worry about North Korea's nukes

    Hackers? Worry about North Korea's nukes
    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...
  • Iran's president calls for end to isolation, urges nuclear deal

    Iran's president calls for end to isolation, urges nuclear deal
    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...
  • Iran, 6 powers move closer to nuclear deal, write up elements for the first time

    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,...
  • Iran's president: Nuclear negotiations with world powers a matter of 'heart,' not centrifuges

    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-...
  • Aging nuclear arsenal grows ever more costly

    Aging nuclear arsenal grows ever more costly
    Pipes, tanks and other equipment rust in the humid Southern air. Leaky roofs leave puddles on factory floors. Abandoned buildings are scattered across an 800-acre site contaminated with hundreds of tons of mercury. If this were a factory making cars...
  • Beyond M.A.D.: Reviving nuclear war

    "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,...
  • Restocking the U.S. nuclear arsenal would send a terrible message

    Restocking the U.S. nuclear arsenal would send a terrible message
    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...