Seismic wave analysis weakens Pyongyang's H-bomb claim

Jan 8, 2016

Seismic wave analysis weakens Pyongyang's H-bomb claim

The seismic waves created by North Korea’s fourth nuclear test on Wednesday were almost identical to the waves generated in its previous test, according to an analyst, undermining Pyongyang’s claim to have tested a hydrogen bomb. “Seismic signals from the January 2016 detonation at ...

South Korea resumes anti-North Korea propaganda broadcasts

Jan 8, 2016

South Korea resumes anti-North Korea propaganda broadcasts

As world leaders debated ways to penalize North Korea’s claim of a fourth nuclear test, South Korea voiced its displeasure with broadcasts of anti-Pyongyang propaganda across the rivals’ tense border Friday, believed to be the birthday of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The ...

Japan, U.S. dispatch planes to verify North Korea's H-bomb claim

Jan 7, 2016

Japan, U.S. dispatch planes to verify North Korea's H-bomb claim

As nations strove Thursday to verify North Korea’s claim that it had detonated a hydrogen bomb, Japan’s nuclear regulator said there were no radioactive materials in airborne samples collected by Air Self-Defense Force jets on Wednesday, the day of the blast. Airborne radioactive particles ...

Jan 7, 2016

North Korea's latest nuclear blast

If North Korea set off its latest nuclear test to gain political and economic concessions, the international community needs to be united to make sure it doesn't pay off.

H-bomb: power of the sun on the tip of a missile

Jan 7, 2016

H-bomb: power of the sun on the tip of a missile

The announcement Wednesday from North Korea that it had carried out a nuclear test brought to the front lines of global attention a phrase not often heard since the Cold War — “the H-bomb.” As opposed to the atomic bomb, the kind dropped on ...

North Korean bomb test is a setback for arms control

Jan 7, 2016

North Korean bomb test is a setback for arms control

Even as world powers work to implement the Iran nuclear deal, North Korea’s apparent detonation of a new bomb marks a stark setback for global anti-proliferation efforts. The U.N. Security Council scrambled to convene a session to condemn Pyongyang and prepare to strengthen the ...

Oct 4, 2015

It's time for world to ratify CTBT

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test Ban Treaty still hasn't come into force, and all countries everywhere should do everything they can to get the remaining eight key nations on board.