Nuclear weapons

U.S. Intelligence Contradicts Trump on North Korea

"We currently assess that North Korea will seek to retain its WMD capabilities and is unlikely to completely give up its nuclear weapons," Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said.

How Strong Is Saudi Arabia's Military?

With the best-equipped armed forces in the Gulf region, Saudi Arabia is a major player in Middle Eastern affairs. But just how strong is its military?

Trump Is Right on Iran Sanctions

The EU has now undertaken an aggressive campaign to weaken President Trump's sanctions. He will ensure that our allies don't take advantage of us.

U.S.-China Nuclear War Threat Greater Than Most Realize

"This sobering reality should encourage leaders on both sides to find ways of resolving political, economic, and military disputes without resorting to a war that could rapidly turn catastrophic for the region and the world," wrote Caitlin Talmadge, an associate professor of security studies at Georgetown University.

Kim Jong Un's True Plan for His Nuclear Weapons

Kim's actions suggest that his real objective is to delay U.S. actions against him until he can build a coercive nuclear weapon force with dozens of ICBMs to directly threaten the United States.

Trump Hails 'Very Positive Statement' From North Korea

"We will both prove everyone wrong!" Trump said of himself and Kim Jong Un on Twitter. "There is nothing like good dialogue from two people that like each other! Much better than before I took office."

North Korea's Nuclear Developer Dies at 89

Ju Kyu Chang has been lauded by state news as "an elder revolutionary who made [a] distinguished contribution to the strengthening of the country's defense capabilities."

Russia Tests New 'Invincible' Missiles

The new hypersonic Kinzhal missiles have been tested, showing a significantly increased range from about 1,200 miles to more than 1,800 miles.

North Korea: Talks with Pompeo Were 'regrettable'

Despite Pompeo calling the talks "productive, good faith negotiations" and that "a great deal of progress" had been made, North Korean officials said otherwise just hours after he departed from Pyongyang.

U.S. Softens North Korea Demands

No breakthroughs have been made in negotiations, and even defining key terms within a broader agreement has been difficult.