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April 23, 2014 | Toxic Industrial Chemicals , Chemical Nonproliferation and Disarmament , Chemical Weapons Use
Syria's opposition accused the country's regime of dropping chlorine-loaded barrel bombs on two towns this week, NBC News reports.
April 23, 2014 | Testing, Nuclear
New satellite images suggest North Korea would not be ready to conduct a nuclear test before U.S. President Obama leaves the region this week.
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.
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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.
April 23, 2014 | Nuclear Smuggling and Materials Trafficking
A Kazakhstani court has sentenced members of a nuclear-smuggling ring to multiyear prison terms for their roles in an attempted sale of cesium.
A February radiation leak will force tighter precautions at a nuclear-waste burial ground in New Mexico, the Albuquerque Journal reports.
Russian officials are grousing at how long Washington is taking to certify a new spy plane for arms-control verification flights in the United States.
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 | 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.
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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.