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...

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...

Poland needs nuclear arms to ward off Russia: Walesa

Polish anti-communist icon Lech Walesa said Poland should procure nuclear weapons as a safeguard against Russia, which it blames for stoking the crisis in...

Pakistan feels heat from nuclear powers over talks block

Geneva: Pakistan came under severe pressure from the major nuclear powers on Thursday to end its defiance of 64 other countries in blocking international...

Residents told to evacuate after rise in radiation levels near Russian blast site

Radiation levels were up to 16 times the norm in a nearby town, the national weather service said Tuesday August 13th, after an explosion...

US Air Force set to replace intercontinental nuke arsenal

Hidden underground in steel-and-concrete silos across rural America, more than 400 intercontinental ballistic missiles point to the skies, poised for launch -- and ready...

Reduction in UK Nuclear Warheads Begins

The programme for implementing the reductions in the number of UK nuclear warheads, as announced in the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR), has...

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...

Nuclear waste train reaches German terminus

A rail convoy taking radioactive waste from a French reprocessing centre to storage in northern Germany, completed the rail stage of its journey Monday,...

Nuke Review Calls for Triad Modernization to Maintain Deterrence

The United States must recapitalize the nuclear triad and accompanying command-and-control system to continue to maintain deterrence into the future, Defense Secretary James N....