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South Says North Korea Is Close to a Nuclear Test

(SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea’s president said Tuesday that North Korea has almost completed preparations for a fifth nuclear test, and the country has reportedly placed a new midrange missile on standby for an impending launch. 528 more words

Race for Latest Class of Nuclear Arms Threatens to Revive Cold War

The United States, Russia and China are now aggressively pursuing a new generation of smaller, less destructive nuclear weapons. The buildups threaten to revive a Cold War-era arms race and unsettle the balance of destructive force among nations that has kept the nuclear peace for more than a half-century. 2,064 more words

Daily News

Reassessing an American cowboy: Thoughts on Reagan’s unexpectedly complex legacy

By Matthew E. Milliken
April 1, 2016

This week, I stumbled upon “Reconstructing Ronald Reagan,” a 2007 article that Russell Baker wrote for  822 more words


Caught On Tape: U.S. Test Fires Nuclear ICBM, Warns "We Are Prepared To Use Nuclear Weapons," by Tyler Durden

From Tyler Durden at zerohedge.com:

Less than two years ago, news of Russia test-firing an ICBM just as the east Ukraine civil war was heating up, was sufficient to send the stock market into a brief tailspin. 368 more words


Russia to Upgrade Nuclear Weapons in Response to NATO's Buildup - Lawmaker




Moscow will improve its nuclear arsenal development in response to NATO’s buildup in Eastern Europe, the Federation Council committee’s deputy chairman said Wednesday.


Earlier in the day, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that NATO ministers of defense agreed to boost the alliance’s presence in its eastern part as well as in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. 116 more words

Is Iran Taking the China Road? by Patrick Buchanan

From Patrick Buchanan at buchanan.org:

Is the Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Supreme leader of the Islamic Republic, a RINO — a revolutionary in name only? 429 more words

Foreign Policy