U.S., China to step up coordination on North Korea

Sep 20, 2016

U.S., China to step up coordination on North Korea

U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang agreed on Monday to step up cooperation in the United Nations Security Council and in law-enforcement channels after North Korea’s fifth nuclear test, the White House said. China and the United States are also targeting ...

Sep 17, 2016

Pakistan may be building new nuclear site, analysts say

Pakistan, estimated to have the world’s fastest-growing nuclear stockpile, could be building a new uranium enrichment complex, according to commercial satellite imagery analyzed by Western defense experts. The construction of a new site, based in the town of Kahuta 30 kilometers (19 miles) east ...

Powell discusses secret Israeli nukes in leaked 2015 email

Sep 17, 2016

Powell discusses secret Israeli nukes in leaked 2015 email

In a private email exchange last year leaked this week by hackers, former Secretary of State Colin Powell discussed Israel’s nuclear weapons capability with a friend, saying the country has 200 warheads. Though Israel is widely believed to have developed nukes decades ago, it ...

LDP groups ask Abe for tougher sanctions on North Korea

Sep 17, 2016

LDP groups ask Abe for tougher sanctions on North Korea

Two groups from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party have submitted to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a request to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea following its fifth nuclear test. In the request, submitted Friday, the LDP’s Headquarters for North Korean Abductions and Foreign Affairs ...