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Trident, Nuclear weapons – Christopher Davis

Trident has been in the news again after the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn stated on the Andrew Marr show that he would get rid of the nuclear weapons on Vanguard Submarines and replace them with conventional weapons so as to maintain the jobs of the servicemen and women working on the Trident programme, which trade union affiliates of the party raised concerns about. 927 more words

UK needs Trident to play 'outsized' role in world affairs, says US defence secretary

Press Association reports:

Britain must keep its Trident nuclear deterrent to maintain its “outsized” role in the world, the US defence secretary, Ash Carter, has said. 211 more words

USA

U.S. nuclear secrets thrown out with the trash - for 20 years


Erik Schelzig/AP

In June 2014, a worker at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Tennessee was surprised to find U.S. nuclear secrets inside a trash bag marked for disposal along with standard rubbish.

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Culture

Just a casual day in North Korea: Kim Jong-un executes a military leader because he feels like it

CNN – A senior North Korean military leader has been executed for “factionalism, misuse of authority and corruption,” a South Korean government official with knowledge of North Korean affairs told CNN Thursday. 750 more words

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Congress Passes New North Korea Nuclear Sanctions

(WASHINGTON)— Congress is sending President Barack Obama legislation that aims to punish North Korea for pushing ahead with its nuclear weapons program.

House Republicans and Democrats joined together Friday and overwhelmingly agreed to slap Pyongyang with more stringent sanctions. 89 more words

Nuclear Modernization and Strategy

Today’s post is about the recent Nuclear Acquisition and Strategy hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee. It will provide a glossary for understanding the overall discussion, as well as highlights from the hearing. 572 more words

Armed Services Committee

The Iran Nuclear Deal - not the end, but maybe the end of the beginning

Despite signing and ratifying the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) in the late 1960s and early 1970s, Iran was considered a security threat by the international sphere due to suspicion about its development of nuclear weapons. 1,024 more words

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