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April 24, 2014 | Toxic Industrial Chemicals , Chemical Nonproliferation and Disarmament , Chemical Weapons Destruction , Chemical Weapons Use
World powers differ over the future of an international disarmament team now helping to remove Syria's final declared chemical weapons, Reuters reports.
North Korea appears to have closed off a test tunnel in an indication that a nuclear explosion could be imminent, a South Korean official says.
April 24, 2014 | Deterrence , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
A former Saudi intelligence chief urged Persian Gulf nations to mount a proportional response to possible nuclear dangers from Iran, Reuters reports.
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The U.S. Air Force has suggested it is looking into extending the operational life of its strategic nuclear missile for several more decades.
The Air Force is simplifying the way it grades nuclear-missile officers on their monthly exams, the service's top-ranking officer said on Wednesday.
NATO has begun initial deliberations for upgrading the alliance's surveillance-aircraft fleet, with an eye toward improving its missile-defense capabilities.
April 23, 2014 | Diane Barnes | Bombers
Congressional investigators said the Defense Department was right to skip a competitive process for planned updates to B-2 strategic bombers.
April 23, 2014 | Philip Bump | Terrorism
Four Muslim men are accusing the FBI of using the "no fly" list as a threat in order to coerce them into cooperating with terror investigations.
April 23, 2014 | Terrorism
France is moving to stop its residents from traveling to Syria to join militant opponents of President Bashar Assad's regime, the Wall Street Journal reports.
A February radiation leak will force tighter precautions at a nuclear-waste burial ground in New Mexico, the Albuquerque Journal reports.
Quote of the Day
Bob McQuinn, whose company manages a U.S. underground nuclear-waste dump, on plans to strengthen work procedures with an eye toward preventing future radiation releases.
We weren't as good at formality of operations as we need to be.