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Congressman Facing Criticism After Talking Nuclear Bombs, Suicide Bombing To 2nd GradersSeveral parents are outraged after a congressman's presentation to young students took a dark turn.
Report: Iran Limited To 6,000 Centrifuges In Draft DealIf adopted, the deal would force Iran to get rid of 40% of the hardware it has for making nuclear weapons; Western sanctions against the country would be immediately lifted.
Democrats Deplore Republican Letter To Tehran On Nuke TalksSenate Democrats said Tuesday that the GOP letter about nuclear talks with Iran undercuts the U.S. at the negotiating table and threatens to torpedo bipartisanship on Capitol Hill when it comes to the delicate issue of preventing a nuclear-armed Iran.
Ex-CIA Officer Convicted Of Leaking Secrets To ReporterJurors convicted 47-year-old Jeffrey Sterling of giving a New York Times reporter classified details of an operation to sabotage Iran's nuclear ambitions.
Two Nuclear Commanders Fired, Another DisciplinedThe actions are the latest sign of trouble in how the nation's nuclear weapons are handled.
Exam Cheating Scandal Hits Navy Nuclear ForceThe Navy is investigating cheating allegations against about one-fifth of its trainers at a school for naval nuclear power reactor operators.
Expansion Of Cheating Probe Adds To Nuke BurdenDozens more Air Force officers have been implicated in a cheating scandal on nuclear missile proficiency tests.
Study: 'Dangerous Weak Links' In Security Of World's Nuclear MaterialsThe number of countries possessing the makings of a nuclear bomb has dropped by almost one-quarter over the past two years, but there remain "dangerous weak links" in nuclear materials security that could be exploited by terrorist groups with potentially catastrophic results, according to a study released Wednesday.
Netanyahu: Nuclear Deal With Iran 'Would Be A Mistake Of Historic Proportions'Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns a possible international nuclear deal with Iran would have grave consequences.
General in Charge of Nuclear Missiles is FiredThe Air Force fired the general in charge of its nuclear missiles on Friday, just two days after a Navy admiral with top nuclear weapons responsibilities was sacked. Both men are caught up in investigations of alleged personal misconduct, adding to a cascade of turmoil inside the nation's nuclear weapons force.
Netanyahu Warns Nuclear Weapons Could Fall Into Wrong HandsPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that nuclear weapons could fall into the wrong hands of a "murderous" regime if the international community lifts sanctions on Iran without ensuring the guaranteed end to uranium enrichment.
Expert: 'Biggest Nuclear Threat To The American People Might Well Be' RussiaDo Americans continue to fear the threat of nuclear attack from other nations, including Russia, or have such menaces taken a backseat to concerns regarding the weapons and methodologies of modern warfare?
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