UN urges Israel to renounce nuclear arms, join NPT

The UN General Assembly has passed an Arab-introduced resolution calling on Israel not to develop, produce or possess nuclear arms and criticizing the country for not being part to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT).

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Iran could join NPT, Seoul urges North to abandon nuclear for investment

The Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday that Iran could possibly become a full member of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

“The agreements reached on November 24, 2013, in Geneva on Iran’s nuclear program opens the actual perspective that by November of … Read the rest

Israel owns 80 nukes, can triple number

Israel has never confirmed or denied possession of nuclear weapons, but according to new report by US experts it has at least 80 operative warheads and has enough material to produce up to 190 more.

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What international community?

By Richard Haass. Whenever something bad happens – Iran moving closer to acquiring nuclear weapons, North Korea firing another missile, civilian deaths reaching another grim milestone in Syria’s civil war, satellites revealing an alarming rate of polar-ice melt – some … Read the rest

First-Strike nuclear war as U.S. policy

nuclearI have now had the chance to read Obama’s Report on Nuclear Employment Strategy of the United States, that just came out on Friday, June 21, 2013.  The critical passage can be found on page 5:

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