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October 4, 2016

Russia Adds Hundreds of Warheads Under Nuclear Treaty

The Washington Free Beacon
Bill Gertz
Russia increased its deployed nuclear warheads over the past six months under a strategic arms reduction treaty as U.S. nuclear warhead stocks declined sharply, according to the State Department.

October 4, 2016

North Korea may be planning October Surprise, study says
Dugald McConnell and Brian Todd
If history is any guide, provocative actions from North Korea can be expected around the time of US elections, a new study says. Over the past 60 years, North Korea's leaders have attempted to incite tensions around the time of American elections -- especially in recent years, the study by the Center for Strategic and International Studies says.

October 3, 2016

World Congress in Berlin Demands Demilitarization of Minds

Ramesh Jaura
"Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defences of peace must be constructed," declares the Preamble to the Constitution of UNESCO. This is also the crux of the message emerging from the World Congress titled 'Disarm! For a Climate of Peace ? Creating an Action Agenda' from September 30 to October 3, 2016 in Berlin.

October 3, 2016

Governor says S. Korea should prepare for nuclear armament

A South Korean governor who is believed to be a potential presidential candidate for the ruling party has said the country should prepare for nuclear armament in the face of North Korea's growing nuclear threats. Gov. Nam Kyung-pil of Gyeonggi Province made the remarks in an interview with Yonhap News Agency Sunday, citing concerns the United States may withdraw its nuclear umbrella from over South Korea.

October 3, 2016

Unanimous resolution by 70 nations: 'N. Korea not a nuclear nation'

The Dong-A Ilbo
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Friday local time closed its 60th general conference by unanimously adopting a resolution to deplore nuclear tests conducted by North Korea. The IAEA?s resolution condemned North Korea?s 1st to 5th nuclear tests ?in the strongest terms,? and stated that ?under the Non-Proliferation Treaty, North Korea cannot be recognized as a nuclear nation.?

October 3, 2016

Report: Russia allowed North Korea nuclear scientists to conduct research

Elizabeth Shim
Moscow may have allowed several North Korean nuclear researchers to work at Russian nuclear sites, including a scientist who is under United Nations Security Council sanctions. The North Korean nuclear scientists were allowed to engage in their research in Russia until early 2015 when Pyongyang stopped paying an annual membership fee to the Russian government, Japanese news agency Jiji Press reported Monday.

October 2, 2016

Shimon Peres? final secret from beyond the grave: I DID create Israeli atom bomb

Daily Mail
Jo Macfarlane
The secret of whether Israel has the nuclear bomb has finally been exposed ? after former president Shimon Peres admitted from beyond the grave that he helped develop an atomic weapons programme. Israeli leaders have always refused to admit having a nuclear arsenal, preferring to keep enemies in doubt.

October 1, 2016

US objects to Pakistan's nuke threats against India

Business Standard
Press Trust of India
The United States has strongly objected to threats of nuclear warfare made by Pakistan against India and has conveyed its displeasure to that country in this regard. "We made that (American objection on nuclear threat) clear to them (Pakistan). Repeatedly," a senior State Department official said.

September 30, 2016

N. Korean nuclear test as seen in India

The Dong-A Ilbo
When North Korea conducted its fifth nuclear test on Sept. 9, I was in New Delhi, India to attend an international journalists? forum hosted by the East-West Center. Some 350 journalists from around the world were busy having discussions on the breaking news on the North Korean nuclear test. A symposium on North Korea as seen in the eye of foreign journalists deepened my interest in the issue.

September 30, 2016

How Shimon Peres Faced Down the Generals and Pacifists to Build Israel's Nuclear Program

Anshel Pfeffer
Shimon Peres' crucial role in creating Israel's nuclear deterrent started when he was a civil servant in his 30s, tasked with a mission so sensitive it couldn't even be put in writing. The Israel Atomic Energy Commission is not an organization known for its public relations skills. However, on Wednesday morning, a few hours after the announcement of Shimon Peres' death, it issued a rare statement. "Shimon Peres' activity has been part of the IAEC's activity since its foundation," it said.

September 29, 2016

Global cost of India-Pakistan nuclear war: 21 million dead, ozone layer destroyed and more

First Post
Abheet Singh Sethi
If India and Pakistan fought a war detonating 100 nuclear warheads (around half of their combined arsenal), each equivalent to a 15-kiloton Hiroshima bomb, more than 21 million people will be directly killed, about half the world?s protective ozone layer would be destroyed, and a ?nuclear winter? would cripple the monsoons and agriculture worldwide.

September 29, 2016

A Bold Move Toward A Nuclear-Weapon-Free World

Jamshed Baruah
during the period October 24 to November 2 a resolution to launch formal, multilateral negotiations in 2017 on a ?legally-binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination?. Sponsored by Austria, Brazil, Ireland, Mexico, Nigeria, and South Africa, the resolution has been submitted on September 28. ".

September 28, 2016

Carter?s nuclear remarks a provocation to Russia, China: Analyst

Press TV
An announcement by Defense Secretary Ashton Carter that the US is not pursuing a ?no-first-use? policy with regard to its nuclear weapons is a provocation to Russia and other countries, says a political analyst. ?It has been the policy of the United States for a long time to extend its nuclear umbrella to friends and allies, and thereby to contribute to the deterrence of conflict and the deterrence of war,? Carter said at a nuclear research facility in New Mexico on Tuesday.

September 28, 2016

What Does Donald Trump Really Think About Using Nuclear Weapons?

NBC News
Robert Windrem and William M. Arkin
Donald Trump's confusing comments about nuclear weapons in Monday night's debate are not the first time during this presidential campaign that his statements have left nuclear experts wondering just what he might do if he gains access to the nuclear football.

September 28, 2016

.How the US's nuclear weapons compare to Russia's

Business Insider
Alex Lockie
Business Insider Deutschland At Monday night's debate, Republican candidate and businessman Donald Trump said "Russia has been expanding their" nuclear weapons, adding that "they have a much newer capability than we do."

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