Pakistani Nuclear Forces, 2018

The Nuclear Notebook is researched and written by Hans M. Kristensen, director of the Nuclear Information Project with the Federation of American Scientists, and...

Russia Tests Combat Readiness of its Strategic Nuclear Forces

Russia on Thursday conducted large-scale military drills to test the combat readiness of its strategic nuclear forces, including launches of multiple ballistic missiles, Russian...

France says ‘go ahead’ to African security initiatives

France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday encouraged African nations calling for greater autonomy over their security to "go for it", following the...

China Has 260 Nuclear Weapons, Fewer Than 4% of US

Global nuclear weapons in early 2016 saw a slight decrease from 2015, with China ranking fourth with 260 nuclear weapons, which is about 3.7...

Renewed US Leadership on Nuclear Arms Reduction

WASHINGTON: A report released in Washington on Wednesday recommends strengthened U.S. leadership in global efforts to prevent further nuclear weapons proliferation. However, the Commission...

Iran Warns It Will Step Up Nuclear Activities if 2015 Deal Falls Apart

Iran will relaunch its nuclear program and enrich uranium at a higher level than it has previously if Russia, China, and European powers follow...

US nuclear treaty ultimatum about China as much as Russia

By announcing its intent to withdraw from a decades-old nuclear weapons treaty, the United States is targeting Russia, which it says violated the bilateral...

Pentagon Releases New Nuclear Strategy

The Nuclear Posture Review released today is a strategy to keep America safe with a deterrent that is modern and credible, Deputy Defense...

Calls for Cuts to US Nuclear Weapons Budget

Representative Ed Markey (D-MA) is urging members of the Super Committee to make substantial cuts to the U.S. nuclear weapons budget, calling the $50-billion-a-year...

Moon’s nuclear diplomacy a ‘dangerous gamble’: analysts

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has embarked on a "dangerous gamble", analysts said, after he secured only minimal concessions from Kim Jong Un to...