U.S. lawmakers and foreign policy insiders are calling on the international community to re-open its “flawed” investigation into Iran’s past nuclear weapons research, according to conversations with multiple sources who say the extent of Iran’s past nuclear work is likely much larger than previously believed.
The calls to reinvestigate Iran’s nuclear work come on the heels of revelations by anonymous U.S. officials who said the Obama administration held onto evidence showing the Islamic Republic performed nuclear weapons research—a finding that contradicts findings by international monitors and longstanding claims by Iranian officials.
The federal program responsible for detecting and deterring the international smuggling of nuclear and radiological materials cannot measure its progress, a government watchdog says.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea may be significantly expanding its nuclear weapons production and could have added six or more weapons to its stockpile in the last 18 months, a U.S. research institute said on Tuesday.
U.S. nuclear arms inspectors recently discovered that Russia is violating the New START arms treaty by improperly eliminating SS-25 mobile missiles, American defense officials said.
The Obama administration is taking steps to aid and please Iran far beyond U.S. commitments under last summer’s nuclear accord, according to experts, who warned during testimony on Capitol Hill Tuesday that the White House is becoming “dangerously close to becoming Iran’s trade promotion and business development authority.”
The National Security Agency took credit in 2003 for uncovering North Korea’s violation of the 1994 Agreed Framework nuclear deal negotiated by the Clinton administration.
American power companies are studying ways to protect electric grids against a high-altitude nuclear blast and other directed energy attacks that could severely disrupt electricity transmission, an industry representative told a Senate hearing Wednesday.
Donald Trump said Tuesday he would be willing to talk with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un should he win the White House this November.