Nuclear Weapons Blog Posts

China expresses concern about India missiles on border

India's BrahMos cruise missiles, mounted on a truck, pass by during a rehearsal for the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India. (File photo)China has expressed concern about India’s plans to put advanced missiles along the border between the two c...

North Korea fires submarine-launched ballistic missile off its east coast

A submarine ballistic missile is launched at an undisclosed location in North Korea on April 23, 2016 (Photos by AFP)North Korea has fired a submarine–launched ballistic missile, just two days after threatening a nuclear attack in retaliation to la...

China holds routine naval drill in Sea of Japan

This file photo shows Chinese and Russian naval vessels participating in joint exercises on the East China Sea, May 24, 2014. (By Reuters)China has conducted a “routine” naval drill in the Sea of Japan with the participation of missile-equipped w...

North Korea lambasted South Korean president’s latest anti-Pyongyang speech for defending THAAD deployment

US rebuffs China’s anger over THAAD missile system

US Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley (L) introduces members of his staff to China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) Gen. Li Zuocheng during a welcome ceremony at the Bayi Building in Beijing, August 16, 2016. (Reuters)The United States has once aga...

South Korea’s Park defends THAAD deployment despite protests

South Korean President Park Geun-hye delivers a speech on Liberation Day in the capital, Seoul, August 15, 2016. © ReutersSouth Korean President Park Geun-Hye has defended the deployment of an advanced US missile system in the East Asian n...

Hundreds of South Koreans protest US missile system

More than 900 Seongju residents have their heads shaved during a protest against the planned deployment of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system at a local park in the southeastern town of Seongju on August 15, 2016. (AFP photo)Hu...

Donald Trump apparently eager to press nuclear button

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during his campaign event at the Ocean Center Convention Center on August 3, 2016 in Daytona, Florida.US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump astounded foreign policy experts as he reportedl...

US Air Force to President Barack Obama: Don’t revise ‘no-first-use’ policy for the country’s nuclear weapons

In this February 20, 2016 file photo provided by US Air Force, an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. (AP Photo)The US Air Force has warned President B...

Residents in South Korea protest US missile system

Residents in a South Korean county have braved a rainy night to protest against the deployment of an advanced US missile system in their hometown.   They gathered on Sunday in front of the government building in&nbs...

US Air Force, Navy plan near total replacement of nuclear weapons

AGM-86 ALCM missile mounted on a B-52 bomber (file photo)The US Air Force has solicited industry proposals to build a new fleet of land-based nuclear missiles and also replace its air-launched nuclear cruise missiles in a bid to almost entirely rebui...

British Prime Minister Theresa May delays China-France nuclear plant at Hinkley Point

French President François Hollande (R) speaks next to British Prime Minister Theresa May during a joint press conference on July 21, 2016 at the Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris. (AFP photo)British Prime Minister Theresa May has personally interv...

IAEA denies leaking confidential info on Iran nuclear program

The photo shows a view of the International Atomic Energy Agency headquarters in Vienna.The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has denied leaking confidential information about Iran’s nuclear program.On July 18, the Associated Press, ci...

These Dead Shall Not Have Died In Vain

On May 27 of this year, President Obama made a speech in Hiroshima, Japan. The speech was significant on many levels. It marked a new chapter in our relationship with Japan, a crucial ally in that increasingly troubled area of the world. It also serv...
by Politics1A on Jun 7, 2016

The Day After The Americans 4.9

A good, even gripping episode of The Americans 4.9 on FX last night, which featured all of our major characters, including the Soviets in Washington, DC, watching The Day After, the movie on ABC which attracted more than 100 millions viewers when it...

The Nuclear Weapons States

Pakistan is believed to possess a nuclear inventory of  over 100 warheads.  According to the Federation of American Scientists, the United States has an estimated inventory of 7,200 nuclear warheads, with 1,900 of them strategically de...
by My Pakistan on Aug 13, 2015

The Bomb: Flirting with the End of the World

I just saw a new documentary about the most powerful technology - nuclear weapons - not only in our lifetime but in all of human history, courtesy of PBS, where The Bomb is set to air for two hours (8-10pm) on July 28.  I always judge a document...

Russian T-72B3 tank

A Russian T-72B3 tank fires during the International Military-Technical Forum 'ARMY-2015' in Kubinka, Russia.
by World Affairs on Jun 17, 2015

Putin returns admits he considered placing nukes on standby

Russian President Vladimir Putin wasted no time to getting back to a war footing after his mysterious 10 day absence. Speaking after talks in St Petersburg, with President Almazbek Atambayev, he has for the first time, admitted he has in the recent p...
by Stevetheblogger blogspot on Mar 16, 2015

Under Who?

Who is God anyway? The question occurred to me as I read about the current Superior Court decision in New Jersey that “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance remains constitutional. The American Humanist Association had sued to have the … C...
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