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U.A.E. Becomes First Arab Nation to Open a Nuclear Power Plant

U.A.E. Becomes First Arab Nation to Open a Nuclear Power Plant

U.A.E. Becomes First Arab Nation to Open a Nuclear Power Plant U.A.E. Becomes First Arab Nation to Open a Nuclear Power Plant BEIRUT, Lebanon — The United Arab Emirates became the first Arab country to open a nuclear power plant on Saturday, raising concerns about the long-term consequences of introducing more nuclear programs to the Middle East. Two other countries …

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Iran Will Expand Nuclear Program and Won’t Talk to U.S., Ayatollah Says

Iran Will Expand Nuclear Program and Won’t Talk to U.S., Ayatollah Says

Iran Will Expand Nuclear Program and Won’t Talk to U.S., Ayatollah Says Iran Will Expand Nuclear Program and Won’t Talk to U.S., Ayatollah Says Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has said in a televised address that Iran will expand its nuclear program and will not negotiate with the United States, doubling down on his defiance of the Trump administration’s …

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Bruce Blair, Crusader for Nuclear Arms Control, Dies at 72

Bruce Blair, Crusader for Nuclear Arms Control, Dies at 72

Bruce Blair, Crusader for Nuclear Arms Control, Dies at 72 Bruce Blair, Crusader for Nuclear Arms Control, Dies at 72 Among his many books was “Strategic Command and Control: Redefining the Nuclear Threat” (1985). He was also executive producer of the documentary film “Countdown to Zero” (2010) and established or ran a number of think tanks and advocacy groups, including …

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The Legacy of the First Nuclear Bomb Test

The Legacy of the First Nuclear Bomb Test

The Legacy of the First Nuclear Bomb Test The Legacy of the First Nuclear Bomb Test It was 1 a.m. on July 16, 1945, when J. Robert Oppenheimer met with an Army lieutenant general, Leslie Groves, in the parched landscape of Jornada del Muerto — Dead Man’s Journey — a remote desert in New Mexico. A group of engineers and …

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Long-Planned and Bigger Than Thought: Strike on Iran’s Nuclear Program

Long-Planned and Bigger Than Thought: Strike on Iran’s Nuclear Program

Long-Planned and Bigger Than Thought: Strike on Iran’s Nuclear Program Long-Planned and Bigger Than Thought: Strike on Iran’s Nuclear Program When the Mossad raided a warehouse in Tehran in January 2018, and emerged with tens of thousands of pages of nuclear-weapons planning documents dating back nearly two decades, it clearly had the help of insiders. The killing of General Suleimani, …

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Iran Nuclear Program Set Back Months; Bomb Used, Official Says

Iran Nuclear Program Set Back Months; Bomb Used, Official Says

Iran Nuclear Program Set Back Months; Bomb Used, Official Says Iran Nuclear Program Set Back Months; Bomb Used, Official Says A fire at Iran’s main nuclear fuel enrichment site caused significant damage, setting back the country’s nuclear program by months, the government acknowledged on Sunday, after initially saying the destruction was minor. A Middle Eastern intelligence official with knowledge of …

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Iran Is Accused of Hiding Suspected Nuclear Activity

Iran Is Accused of Hiding Suspected Nuclear Activity

Iran Is Accused of Hiding Suspected Nuclear Activity Iran Is Accused of Hiding Suspected Nuclear Activity WASHINGTON — International nuclear inspectors and the United States accused Iran on Friday of hiding suspected nuclear activity, the first time in more than eight years that Tehran has been accused of obstructing inspections, paving the way for a new confrontation with Western powers. …

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Trump had no idea UK was a nuclear power, former aide John Bolton claims

Trump committed other ‘Ukraine-like transgressions’, new John Bolton book alleges

Trump had no idea UK was a nuclear power, former aide John Bolton claims Trump had no idea UK was a nuclear power, former aide John Bolton claims The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. President Donald Trump apparently had no idea the UK was a nuclear power, …

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North Korea Vows to Boost Nuclear Program, Saying U.S. Diplomacy Failed

North Korea Vows to Boost Nuclear Program, Saying U.S. Diplomacy Failed

North Korea Vows to Boost Nuclear Program, Saying U.S. Diplomacy Failed North Korea Vows to Boost Nuclear Program, Saying U.S. Diplomacy Failed SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Friday said that two years of diplomacy with President Trump had “faded away into a dark nightmare,” and vowed to increase its nuclear weapons capabilities. “Even a slim ray of optimism …

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Urging Iran to ‘Make the Big Deal,’ Trump Ties Nuclear Negotiations to Election

Urging Iran to ‘Make the Big Deal,’ Trump Ties Nuclear Negotiations to Election

Urging Iran to ‘Make the Big Deal,’ Trump Ties Nuclear Negotiations to Election Urging Iran to ‘Make the Big Deal,’ Trump Ties Nuclear Negotiations to Election That aggressive tone marked a change. In recent months, Iran has seemed interested in turning down the temperature with Washington, negotiating on the release of prisoners and reducing attacks from its proxy militias on …

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