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Last chance saloon for Iran nuclear talks

Last chance saloon for Iran nuclear talks

Time runs out Monday for the biggest chance in years to resolve the Iranian nuclear standoff, as Tehran and world powers make a final push for a deal but with a risky extension looking likely. The five permanent members of […]


Pakistan to have 200 nuclear weapons by 2020: US think tank

Pakistan to have 200 nuclear weapons by 2020: US think tank

Pakistan has the fastest growing nuclear weapons program in the world and by 2020 it could have enough fissile material to produce more than 200 nuclear devices, a top American think tank has said. “Though many states are downsizing their […]


Israeli strike threat ‘diplomatic card’ against Iran: experts

Israeli strike threat ‘diplomatic card’ against Iran: experts

Despite Israeli threats of a strike on Iran if world powers fail to halt its nuclear drive at talks entering an endgame in Vienna, experts see the sabre-rattling as largely diplomatic brinkmanship. With Monday’s deadline for a lasting agreement fast […]


Deal with Iran could end isolation but would it stop an arms race?

Deal with Iran could end isolation but would it stop an arms race?

A deal on Iran’s nuclear program this week would be a historic step towards ending the country’s international isolation, but analysts remain divided on whether it would help stabilize the Middle East or even prevent a regional arms race. Having […]


Modernization of US nuclear forces not optional

Modernization of US nuclear forces not optional

The need for modernization of the U.S. nuclear forces was made clear by speakers at a strategic nuclear enterprise symposium here, Sept. 18. “We’re here to share thoughts about the current state of, and the way forward for the nuclear […]


Ministers fail to broker Iran talks breakthrough

Ministers fail to broker Iran talks breakthrough

Western foreign ministers appeared Sunday to have failed in their mission to inject momentum into talks with Iran in Vienna, seven days before the deadline to strike a momentous nuclear deal. The talks were set to continue, however, with US […]


Final push in ‘historic’ Iran nuclear talks

Final push in ‘historic’ Iran nuclear talks

Iran nuclear talks enter the decisive, dangerous endgame Thursday with a marathon final round of hardball negotiations potentially going all the way to the July 20 finish line. The deal being sought by Iran and the five permanent members of […]


Air Force Secretary Outlines Changes for Nuclear Force

Air Force Secretary Outlines Changes for Nuclear Force

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James today outlined new incentives and measures designed to change the culture of the service’s nuclear force. Following a cheating scandal involving intercontinental ballistic missile launch officers at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, and the […]


Lockheed Martin Resume Transition of US Nuclear Facility Management

Lockheed Martin Resume Transition of US Nuclear Facility Management

Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS) will resume its transition to manage and operate the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, and Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn., effective immediately. CNS, which includes Bechtel National, […]


 
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