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  • North Korea, in conciliatory moment, offers divided family reunions

    North Korea on Friday called for a resumption of reunions for families separated since the Korean War. The seemingly conciliatory gesture increases the stakes for South Korea if it goes ahead with planned war games with the United States next month, which...
  • Nuclear safety issue lingers

    WASHIINGTON--Shades of Cold War anxiety were rekindled recently by reports that Air Force investigations were underway into alleged drug use, as well as cheating on preparedness tests, among nuclear missile launch officers working in the nation's...
  • Nuclear safety issues linger [Commentary]

    Nuclear safety issues linger [Commentary]
    Shades of Cold War anxiety were rekindled recently by reports that Air Force investigations were underway into alleged drug use, as well as cheating on preparedness tests, among nuclear missile launch officers working in the nation's pressure-cooker...
  • Interim nuclear deal allows Iran to continue centrifuge research

    WASHINGTON – The interim nuclear deal between Iran and world powers will allow Tehran to continue far more research and development on centrifuges to enrich uranium than has been publicly recognized, according to a veteran Washington nuclear...
  • Iran halts part of uranium enrichment efforts; West loosens sanctions

    TEHRAN — Iran suspended part of its uranium enrichment efforts Monday and the U.S. and European Union began loosening some economic sanctions, the first concrete steps toward a comprehensive deal to end the long confrontation over Tehran's nuclear...
  • Cheating on tests at nuclear facility was common, ex-officers say

    Cheating on tests at nuclear facility was common, ex-officers say
    WASHINGTON—Air Force officers responsible for safeguarding and operating nuclear-armed missiles at a base in Montana cheated for years on monthly readiness tests, but rarely faced punishment even though some commanders were aware of the misconduct,...
  • We can't trust Iran, but war is not inevitable [Letter]

    We can't trust Iran, but war is not inevitable [Letter]
    Should we trust the Iranian government? No — nor should we totally trust any other government. I always remember President Reagan's statement about Russia when he said "trust but verify" ("The nuclear deal with Iran," Nov. 25). I was born in...
  • Iran official: Nuclear talks are 'historic opportunity' for change

    Iran official: Nuclear talks are 'historic opportunity' for change
    GENEVA -- Iran’s foreign minister has embarked on a personal effort to promote the international talks over Iran’s nuclear program, and appears to be suggesting a way Iran and the West can finesse the touchy question of Iran’s “...
  • Air Force officers in nuclear force suspected of cheating

    WASHINGTON — The Air Force said Wednesday that as many as 34 officers responsible for firing nuclear-tipped missiles may have cheated on a proficiency test, the latest and potentially most serious misconduct scandal involving the military's most...
  • Robert Gates is tired of war

    Robert Gates may be the only CIA director or defense secretary who ever took part in peace demonstrations during the Vietnam War. In his 1996 memoir — the one nobody noticed — he says that in 1970, as a young CIA employee and Air Force...
  • White House suggests Iran sanctions bill could draw U.S. into war

    White House suggests Iran sanctions bill could draw U.S. into war
    WASHINGTON -- The White House launched a harsh attack on supporters of a Senate bill to impose fresh sanctions on Iran, suggesting that they have a hidden goal of drawing the country into another Mideast war. If supporters “want the United...