Nuclear Weapons

Cold War II: Russian Nuclear Bombers Conduct 16 Incursions Of U.S. Air Defense Zones

Defense officials say Putin is testing U.S. command and control systems  Russian strategic nuclear bombers have flown into northwestern U.S. air defense identification zones at least sixteen times over the past ten days, according to Pentagon officials. The incursions by Tu-95 Russian Bear H bombers are unprecedented, Defense experts say, leading some to believe that […] Continue reading →

North Korea Vows to Nuke White House

Dictatorship promises to fire “nuclear-armed rockets” at Washington, DC A top military official for the North Korean government has vowed to nuke the White House and the Pentagon for increasing tensions on the Korean peninsula.  “If the US imperialists threaten our sovereignty and survival… our troops will fire our nuclear-armed rockets at the White House […] Continue reading →

Iran on a Nuclear Roll

Cliff May “America cannot do a damn thing.” A banner displaying that slogan adorned the stage of an elegant mausoleum in Tehran where Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, appeared last week. Negotiations to conclude a deal ending Western sanctions on the Islamic republic, the world’s foremost sponsor of terrorism, in exchange for a verifiable […] Continue reading →

U.S. Plans Direct Talks With Iran on Nuclear Program

 The U.S. will hold direct talks with Iran this week at a critical juncture in the international effort to ensure the Islamic Republic doesn’t develop nuclear weapons. Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns and Undersecretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman will lead a U.S. delegation that will meet with Iranian officials tomorrow and […] Continue reading →

Iran-based hackers reportedly target US officials for sanctions, anti-nuclear intelligence

 Hackers apparently based in Iran have mounted a three-year campaign of cyber-espionage against high-ranking U.S. and international officials, including a four-star admiral, to gather intelligence on economic sanctions, antinuclear proliferation efforts and other issues, according to cybersecurity investigators. Using an elaborate ruse involving more than a dozen personas working for a fake U.S. news organization, […] Continue reading →

Iran pursues ballistic missile work, complicating nuclear talks

 Despite apparently reducing illicit purchases that breach U.N. sanctions, Iran is pursuing development of ballistic missiles, a confidential U.N. report says, posing an acute challenge to six powers negotiating with Tehran to rein in its nuclear program. On Sunday, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei described as “stupid and idiotic” Western expectations for his country […] Continue reading →

US starts countrywide nuclear drill after similar war games in Russia

The US Strategic Command, the agency responsible for country’s nuclear arsenal, will hold large-scale war games this week that will include 10 B-52 Stratofortresses and up to six B-2 Spirit bombers, along with other military and government agencies. The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is a long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber built to carry nuclear weapons.   […] Continue reading →