The failure to ban nuclear testing forever could ultimately lead to a resumption in nuke testing by Russia or China.
Pelosi reportedly asked General Mark Milley how he could "guarantee" Trump wouldn't launch nuclear weapons.
The video, created by a Chinese military commentator, proposes a "Japan Exception Theory"—exempting the country from Beijing's "no first use" nuclear strike policy.
"This has the potential to change the strategic stability environment in a dynamic way," said the U.S. envoy to the Conference on Disarmament.
"That's obviously extreme craziness, but at the same time, if the whole point of the Second Amendment is to stand up to the government, if the government has nukes how can you stand up to that with a musket," Lonny Koons clarified.
The spokesman said that nuclear parity between the U.S. and Russia is a mechanism that "stabilizes the entire system of international relations."
Researchers have noted the alarming nature of the discovery, but said China could be playing a "shell game" strategy to disguise its true strike capabilities.
The two countries reaffirmed their friendship on Monday, hailing their "strategic partnership."
All we need is for our leaders today to show the courage Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev displayed.
The National Council of Resistance of Iran has denounced Friday's ballot, which is sure to see Chief Justice Ebrahim Raisi become president.
While China urged other countries to cut their nuclear arsenal, an editor for a state-run publication advocated for China's beefing up of its nuclear supply.
The strange statement elicited a slew of panicked responses from those on Twitter who were quick to ask for clarification.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the measures as part of a landmark security review prompted by threats from Russia, China and terrorist organizations.
Netanyahu has warned Iran that Israel is serious about preventing a nuclear Iran. Tehran should listen.
The CCP seeks to replace the current world order with one under its leadership and sharing its Marxist-Leninist characteristics.
The U.S. and Iran are waiting for the other to make the first move towards reviving the 2015 JCPOA, from which former President Donald Trump withdrew in 2018.
"I know the people in charge, I've met them," former California Governor Jerry Brown told Newsweek. "They know their stuff, but they're not willing to tell the American people the danger that 100 seconds to midnight entails."
"If Joe Biden wants to secure his place in history and secure the United States' place in the future he needs to reverse course not just of Trump, but also of Obama and stop developing new nuclear weapons at a cost of $1.7 trillion," ICAN Executive Director Beatrice Fihn told Newsweek.
A rogue president's Twitter account can be taken away, but not the nuclear launch codes.
"After years of Trump putting Americans in harm's way by decimating international agreements, we can all breathe a bit easier now that he cannot start a nuclear war within minutes," Peace Action senior director for policy and political affairs Paul Kawika Martin told Newsweek.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said "it is only possible to welcome" a U.S. move to extend the arms reduction treaty, which expires on February 5.
At least four Iranian nuclear scientists were assassinated between 2010 and 2012, reportedly by Israel-directed operatives with American approval or knowledge.
There is no sufficient institutional check on presidential nuclear authority, and no fast-track way to set up some sort of emergency restraint on Trump.
In an op-ed for Newsweek, Secretary Pompeo accused the Chinese Communist Party of a lack of transparency regarding its nuclear weapons, some of which are capable of reaching the United States.
The alliance said that the Treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) is the only "credible" path to nuclear disarmament.
The economic pressure strategy pursued by the Obama-Biden administration failed to stop nuclearization, and there's no evidence it'll do better the second time around. It's time for a fresh approach.
Iran now has a stockpile of low-enriched uranium some 12 times larger than is allowed under the 2015 nuclear deal.