Global Security Newswire
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A fertilizer plant in the Lone Star State fell through multiple loopholes -- some real and some likely imagined, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board says.
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 | 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.
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April 24, 2014 | Rachel Oswald | Uranium Enrichment , Fuel Fabrication , Plutonium , Highly Enriched Uranium , Nuclear Weapons Programs
Recent satellite images indicate that North Korea has begun operating a new light-water reactor that can produce plutonium for its weapons program.
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.
April 24, 2014 | Terrorism
U.K. authorities are taking new steps -- some focused on women -- to prevent Britons from heading to Syria and partaking in the fighting there.
Federal experts blamed shoddy precautions and administrative practices for a leak at a New Mexico nuclear-waste site, the Associated Press reports.
The U.S. Air Force has suggested it is looking into extending the operational life of its strategic nuclear missile for several more decades.
April 24, 2014 | Missile Defense
The United States has begun fielding a new missile interceptor that is planned in the short term to be deployed in Romania and the Mediterranean.
April 24, 2014
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Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal, a former Riyadh intelligence director, in an appeal to Gulf Arab states on the chance that ongoing world-power talks with Tehran do not bear desired results.
Preserving our regional security requires that we ... work to create a real balance of forces with [Iran], including in nuclear know-how.