North Korea's Nodong missiles

Denuclearizing North Korea a ‘lost cause,’ US intel chief says

Efforts to convince North Korea to give up its nuclear program and "denuclearize" the Korean Peninsula are bound to fail, US Director of National...

No plans to change US nuke strike rules: Pentagon chief

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Tuesday the Pentagon has no plans to pursue a "no-first-use" nuclear weapons policy. His remarks at a nuclear research...

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...
North Korea Nuclear Test Site

North Korea carries out ‘biggest ever’ nuclear test: Seoul

North Korea has conducted a fifth nuclear test, its most powerful to date, South Korea's President Park Geun-Hye said Friday, condemning the move as...

North Korea leader hails missiles, calls for nuclear build-up

Kim Jong Un labelled North Korea’s latest missile tests “perfect”, state media said Tuesday (Sept 6), as he called for the isolated state to...

US Nuclear Weapons in Turkey at Risk of Seizure by Terrorists, Hostile Forces

The continued presence of dozens of U.S. nuclear weapons at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey raises serious risks of their seizure by terrorists and...

US Air Force head ‘concerned’ about no-first-use nukes

The head of the US Air Force on Thursday said she would be "concerned" if President Barack Obama were to formally declare a "no-first-use"...

North Korea says missile tests simulated nuclear strike on South

North Korea said Wednesday its latest ballistic missile tests trialled detonation devices for possible nuclear strikes on US targets in South Korea and were...

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...

US, Russia cutting nuke arsenals, but modernizing: study

The world's biggest nuclear powers, the US and Russia, are slowly reducing their nuclear arsenals but are modernizing their capacities, the Stockholm International Peace...