Nuclear Weapons

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.

Iran, Afghanistan Ink Pact to Boost Nuke Production

Iran's President Hassan RouhaniIranian officials and their counterparts in Afghanistan announced on Tuesday that the countries would be expanding their joint nuclear work, including ventures in atomic energy, according to the Tehran’s state-controlled press.

DIA: China Doubling Nuclear Warhead Arsenal

Russia building burrowing nuclear warhead U.S. abandoned in 2005

DIA Director Army Lt. Gen. Robert P. AshleyChina is rapidly expanding its nuclear forces with new missiles, submarines, and bombers and will double its warhead stockpile in the coming decade, the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency said this week.