Tag: Nuclear

Russian Security Chief: Increased Risk of Nuclear War With US

Russia’s security chief has warned about a heightened risk of a nuclear war between the United States and Russia, following the breakdown of a major arms control treaty earlier this year. Global nuclear stability is becoming increasingly more precarious, Security Council secretary Nikolai Patrushev wrote in the state-run Rossiskaya Gazeta Monday, blaming the situation on […]

World War III Hell: A Nuclear War Between America, Russia, and China Would Kill Billions

“Bomb them back into the Stone Age,” ex-Air Force general Curtis LeMay is reported to have once urged as a way to defeat North Vietnam during the Vietnam War. But it turns out that had global nuclear war erupted during the early 1960s, it would have been the Russians and Chinese who would have reverted […]

Netanyahu: Europe ‘must stop stalling,’ confront Iran over its nuclear program

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu charged Thursday that Iran “continues to lie” about its nuclear program and called on Europe to “stop stalling” and confront the Islamic Republic, as the UN atomic agency reportedly discussed a site in Tehran alleged by Israel to be a secret atomic warehouse. Netanyahu’s comments also came as Iran resumed uranium […]

Neither the US nor Israel knows for sure when Iran will have a nuclear weapon

The predictions of US Secretary of State and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Thursday, Nov. 7 that Iran may have a nuclear weapon within a year were more an expression of concern over the reactivation of the under Fordow enrichment site than a forecast based on solid data. The identical one-year prediction was heard in […]

Mike Pompeo: Iran positioning itself for rapid nuclear break-out

Iran has positioned itself to rapidly break out into a nuclear power by resuming uranium enrichment at Fordow, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday. “Iran’s expansion of proliferation-sensitive activities raises concerns that Iran is positioning itself to have the option of a rapid nuclear breakout,” Pompeo said. The biggest obstacle to build […]

Mikhail Gorbachev tells the BBC: World in ‘colossal danger’

The former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has warned that current tension between Russia and the West is putting the world in “colossal danger” due to the threat from nuclear weapons. MORE: https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-europe-50265870/mikhail-gorbachev-tells-the-bbc-world-in-colossal-danger

This Is How an Accidental Nuclear World War III Could Begin

It would be beyond a nightmare. Key point: The Cold War is full of examples of near nuclear disasters and those remain a threat today. What happens when you use the same satellites to control nuclear forces as well as conventional troops? Accidental nuclear war, that’s what could happen. That’s the warning by a Washington think […]

Saudi Arabia flags plan to enrich uranium as U.S. seeks nuclear pact

Saudi Arabia wants to enrich uranium for its nuclear power program, its energy minister said on Monday, potentially complicating talks with Washington on an atomic pact and the role of U.S. companies. Uranium enrichment has been a sticking point with the United States, especially after Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in 2018 that the […]

Iran’s Rouhani says new U.S. sanctions violate nuclear accord

DUBAI (Reuters) – President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday new U.S. economic sanctions imposed against Iran contravened the country’s nuclear accord with world powers and he vowed that Tehran would “resist” them, state television reported.   The Trump administration slapped the new sanctions on Iran on Tuesday over its ballistic missile program and said Tehran’s […]

Russia ready to buld train that can carry and fire 6 nuclear missiles

Russia is apparently ready to build two terrifying weapons of war: A 100-ton ballistic missile that can destroy countries and a train that can carry and fire six nuclear missiles, according to Pravda, the Communist Party’s outlet in Russia.   The missile and train are “on the level of absolute readiness of the industry for their […]