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Items matching "W.M.D. Proliferation"
  1. U.S. Is Still Using Private Spy Ring, Despite Doubts - NYTimes.com | Top military officials have continued to rely on a secret network of private spies who have produced hundreds of reports from deep inside Afghanistan and Pakistan, according to American officials and businessmen, despite concerns among some in the military about the legality of the operation. | 2010--0-5-
  2. BBC News - Iran\'s supreme leader denies nuclear report claims | Iran's supreme leader has denied it is developing nuclear weapons, after a new report from the UN atomic watchdog, the IAEA, sparked an international outcry. | 2010--0-2-
  3. Iran Controls Protests and Defies West on Nuclear Fuel - NYTimes.com | CAIRO — Iran’s president boasted Thursday that his nation had the capacity to make weapons grade nuclear fuel if it chose to, in a speech designed to rally the nation as it marked the 31st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. | 2010--0-2-
  4. Iran Begins Enriching Uranium to a Higher Level - NYTimes.com | PARIS — Brushing aside international calls for stricter sanctions against it, Iran said Tuesday it had begun enriching uranium for use in a medical reactor to a higher level of purity, raising the stakes again in its dispute with the United States and other countries over its nuclear program. | 2010--0-2-
  5. BBC NEWS | Middle East | Iran \'closer to nuclear weapon\' | Iran is moving closer to being able to make a nuclear bomb, the US envoy has told a meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna. | 2009--0-9-
  6. North Korea to ‘Weaponize’ Its Plutonium - NYTimes.com | SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea responded Saturday to new United Nations sanctions on Friday by defiantly vowing to press forward with the production of nuclear weapons and take “resolute military actions” against international efforts to isolate it. | 2009--0-6-
  7. N Korea warned over rocket launch | US President Barack Obama and his South Korean counterpart have agreed a "stern, united response" must follow any rocket launch by North Korea. | 2009--0-4-
  8. NDTV.com: Al-Qaida nuclear attack in planning stages | Al-Qaida's nuclear attack against the US is in planning stages, top American intelligence officials have said. This hearing was followed by another classified session wherein other details about the possible nuclear attack by the Al-Qaida terrorist network were possibly explained to the US lawmakers in details. (NDTV.com, India) | 2008--0-4-
  9. U.S. Says Iran Ended Atomic Arms Work | A new assessment by American intelligence agencies concludes that Iran halted its nuclear weapons program in 2003 and that the program remains on hold, contradicting an assessment two years ago that Tehran was working inexorably toward building a bomb. This announcement sharply contrasts with the the statements made by President Bush in October that a nuclear-armed Iran could lead to “World War III,” and Vice President Dick Cheney promising “serious consequences” if the government in Tehran did not abandon its nuclear program. (NYT) | 2007--1-2-
  10. Nuclear Revival in Europe Increasingly Likely | Recent news reports from Europe suggest that a nuclear revival in the European Union is increasingly likely. Soaring hydrocarbon prices and lasting uncertainties regarding hydrogen-based solutions are making the combination between civil atomic power and alternative energy a promising prospect for governments in the European Union. (Power and Interest News Report) | 2007--1-1-
  11. Iraq, Iran, and the President Who Cried Wolf | A crucial moment looms in the Iran debate, even as big questions remain unasked. Like, could we live with a nuclearized Tehran? (New York Magazine) | 2007--1-1-
  12. Israel, Iran, Rated Most Negative in Poll; Canada Viewed Best | More than 28,000 respondents in 27 countries have ranked Israel and Iran (respectively) as having the most negative influence in the world, according to people questioned in a British Broadcasting Corp. poll about attitudes toward 12 nations and the European Union. Not far behind were the U.S. and North Korea. (Bloomberg) | 2007--0-3-
  13. Iran tried to swap guns for Somali uranium | Iran is among a number of countries (see above article posted) supplying weapons to Islamic extremists in Somalia; in exchange for weapons and munitions, Somalia is allowing Iran to tap into its uranium reserves. | 2006--1-1-
  14. China fears consequences of North Korea collapse | Examines the potentially hazardous effects on China if North Korea were to collapse. | 2006--1-0-
  15. Can America Rein in North Korea and Iran? | Questions America's unilateral foreign policy by highlighting the need for both Chinese and Russian support. | 2006--1-0-
  16. Solving the Korean Stalemate, One Step at a Time | Op-ed by Jimmy Carter discusses measures used when dealing with North Korea in the past. Also focuses on how to use diplomacy with the current nuclear situation in North Korea. | 2006--1-0-
  17. The Failure of Diplomacy | Discusses the failure of political diplomacy in the post-World War II era, especially with regard to the nuclear situation in North Korea. | 2006--1-0-
  18. Nuclear Power (Debate) | Audio recording of a debate addressing both environmental and security concerns in regard to nuclear power. | 2006--1-0-
  19. When North Korea Falls | This article explains the threast North Korea poses by having one of the largest biological and chemical aresenals | 2006--1-0-
  20. India’s Police Say Pakistan Helped Plot Attack | | 2006--0-9-
  21. GAME: By Donald Barthelme | Sections of David Barthelme, 60 Stories, 1993, p. 63-67. This story makes us question the implications of (nuclear) warfare upon the human psyche. How does a state of fear affect life? What irrationalities lie in states' calculated postures? | 2006--0-9-