"There was no other choice at the sharp phase of confrontation where (North Korea) had to defend its own institution and fate on its own in the face of the United States, the world's biggest nuclear power," Rodong Sinmun said in a column, Yonhap News reported. "We came into possession of nuclear weapons in a righteous manner with a goal of defending the country's top interest against U.S. nuclear threats." … [Read more...] about North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons ‘Justifiable’ As They Protect ‘Peace And Security’: Report
“What he is revealing with all this detail is not news,” said Daryl Kimball, executive director of the Arms Control Association. “The fact that Iran has experimented with nuclear warhead designs, and had at one point an active weapons program, makes it all the more essential that the JCPOA remains in place to prevent Iran from quickly amassing enough fissile material for even one bomb.” … [Read more...] about Israel says it holds a trove of documents from Iran’s secret nuclear weapons archive
"These facts are consistent with what the United States has long known: Iran has a robust, clandestine nuclear weapons program that it has tried and failed to hide from the world and from its own people," the Monday statement from Sanders read. … [Read more...] about White House Quickly Corrects Claim Iran ‘Has’ Nuclear Weapons Program
“For over a year, we have attempted to work with allies to address the shortcomings of [the deal],” Mattis said. “I think we now have the opportunity to move forward and address those shortcomings and make it more compelling. That effort is underway already.” … [Read more...] about Mattis: U.S. Will Work with Allies to Stop Iran from Developing Nuclear Weapons
Two years later, it was ratified. The treaty obliged signatories—among them the U.S., Soviet Union, the U.K., France, China and others—not to spread nuclear weapons by sharing them or the scientific knowhow behind their development and for those with arsenals to disarm. … [Read more...] about Which Countries Have Nuclear Weapons?