Nuclear Weapons

Intel: Iran Sought Nuclear Weapons Tech as Recently as 2018

Tehran warns U.S. of 'crushing' military response

Iranian president Hassan RouhaniIran sought to obtain illicit nuclear weapons technology as recently as 2018, according to new disclosures by German intelligence that reveal how Tehran tapped black weapons markets without the knowledge of international nuclear inspectors tasked with performing oversight on the Islamic Republic's weapons sites as part of the landmark nuclear agreement.

Israel Reveals Another Secret Iranian Nuclear Weapons Site

Satellite photos show Tehran attempting to cover nuclear work

Israeli leaders on Monday disclosed the existence of yet another secret Iranian nuclear weapons site that Tehran has attempted to hide from the international community, a disclosure likely to amplify calls from the international community for Iran to come clean about its ongoing weapons work.

Report: Iran Has Stopped Cooperating with Nuclear Weapons Inspections

IAEA failing to receive mandated inside look at Iranian nuclear sites, report claims

Iranian president Hassan RouhaniAn upcoming report by the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog organization, known as the International Atomic Energy Agency, includes new language suggesting the Islamic Republic has not been cooperating with international nuclear inspectors who are mandated to provide oversight on the Islamic Republic’s weapons program, according to multiple sources familiar with the contents of the report.

Stratcom to Name New Command Center for Gen. LeMay

Advanced command and control facility is newest 'weapon' in U.S. nuclear arsenal

StratcomC2-2The U.S. Strategic Command, in charge of waging nuclear war, has a new command and control facility in Omaha that will keep the name of a famous warfighting Air Force general.

After Taking Anti-Nuke Stance, Warren Goes Silent on Hiroshima Day

Warren taking heat from both sides over 'no first strike' pledge during debate

Elizabeth WarrenThe 74th anniversary of the United States' nuclear attack on Japan came and went without comment from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.), who last week said during the Democratic primary debate that America must give up its ability to strike first with a nuclear weapon to "make the world safer."

Lawmakers Demand Trump Admin Nix Loopholes Permitting Iranian Nuke Work

Members petition administration to amp up international sanctions

A delegation of 50 members of Congress petitioned the Trump administration on Wednesday to cancel a series of sanctions waivers that have permitted Iran to continue its most contested nuclear research, including at a military site known to have housed the Islamic Republic's bomb program, according to a copy of the letter exclusively obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.