“India will not be the first to use nuclear weapons, but if it is attacked with such weapons, it would engage in nuclear retaliation which will be massive and designed to inflict unacceptable damage on its adversary. The label on a nuclear weapon used for attacking India, strategic or tactical, is irrelevant from the Indian
Japan is preparing to start up a massive nuclear-fuel reprocessing plant over the objections of the Obama administration, which fears the move may stoke a broader race for nuclear technologies and even weapons in North Asia and the Middle East.
A 2012 photo shows the Rokkasho nuclear-fuel processing plant’s control center in northern
A South Korean newspaper is reporting that North Korean troops are scurrying around the site where it tested a nuclear bomb on February 12, its third ever. All signs point to a fourth, and the timing couldn’t be worse.
Is he Smoking…Looks like an ashtray and lighter on the desk too?
North Korea, which unleashed another round of scathing rhetoric accusing the United States of pushing the region to the “brink of war,” could be planning a missile launch soon, a U.S. official said Thursday.
Stupid Dangerous Baby
Communications intercepts in recent days indicated that Pyongyang could be planning to launch a mobile ballistic missile
The leaders of the United States and Israel are about to have some serious face time — five-and-a-half hours culminating in a late-night dinner on Wednesday. Three key issues will dominate the agenda: Iran, Syria and the Palestinians. In the first part of our “On the Brink” series, NBC News correspondent Martin Fletcher – who
PYONGYANG, North Korea – North Korea on Thursday threatened to carry out pre-emptive nuclear strikes against the United States and South Korea.
The threat from the country’s Foreign Ministry came before the U.N. Security Council was to discuss new sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear program and recent nuclear test, The New York Times
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed last week that new second-generation centrifuges, which Iran plans to start up at its Natanz uranium enrichment facility, could cut by a third the time needed to create a nuclear bomb – underlining his deadline of this summer to take military action against Iran.
They thought they’d managed this problem a few years ago. But Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee got a disturbing call Friday from Energy Secretary Steven Chu: Nuclear waste is leaking out of a tank in one of the most contaminated nuclear waste sites in the U.S.
How the Chinese are using Kim Jong Un’s antics to mock their own leaders.
North Korea’s latest nuclear test may have stirred alarm in Washington, but its intimidation effect seems to have been lost on much of the Chinese web universe, which largely saw the announcement as a joke. “He’s so naughty!” More…
South Korea will launch a pre-emptive strike against Pyongyang if the antagonist to its north moves to test a nuclear weapon. Seoul said a first strike would be preferable to North Korea getting an atomic weapon, even if it risked open war.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Jung Seung-jo said Seoul would
It remains unclear just when, if ever, North Korea will attempt its controversial third nuclear test, but there are growing signs that the reclusive nation’s biggest political ally is growing weary of its behavior.