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April 22, 2014 | Rachel Oswald | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Biological Weapons Elimination and Destruction , Chemical Nonproliferation and Disarmament , Nonproliferation and Arms Control, Delivery Systems
The U.S. government lately is sharing less information with Congress about weapons-of-mass-destruction proliferation concerns, a new Capitol Hill study finds.
April 22, 2014 | Toxic Industrial Chemicals , Chemical Nonproliferation and Disarmament , Chemical Weapons Use
The Obama administration is deciding how to look into new reports that a hazardous substance was employed during combat in Syria.
April 22, 2014 | Testing, Nuclear
Pyongyang appears to be readying a nuclear test that may be carried out when President Obama visits the region later this week, South Korea says.
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April 22, 2014 | Diane Barnes | Chemical Nonproliferation and Disarmament , Chemical Weapons Destruction , Chemical Weapons Use
Syria turned over more warfare chemicals on Tuesday, as overseers counted down to a Sunday deadline for the regime to surrender its final stocks.
April 22, 2014 | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
Iran is listing out everything its nuclear program has ever done, possibly helping Western nations to clarify any bomb ambitions in Tehran, Reuters reports.
The standoff over Russia's incursion in Ukraine has not prevented Moscow from verifying the elimination of 18 U.S. missile sites, the Associated Press reports.
In a missile defense test planned for next week, India will attempt its longest-range intercept yet of a ballistic target, the Times of India reports.
The Pentagon is postponing plans to request congressional approval for a multiyear production contract for a new missile intended for fielding in Romania.
Quote of the Day
South Korean defense ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok, on new activity detected at North Korea's atomic-testing grounds on the eve of President Obama's trip to Asia.
The North may stage a surprise nuclear test or just pretend to stage a nuclear test.