U.S. government rejects call to disclose size of nuclear arsenal

World Jun 24, 2019

U.S. government rejects call to disclose size of nuclear arsenal

The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has rejected a request from the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) to disclose the number of nuclear warheads possessed by the country, according to the Washington-based think tank. The about-face in the Trump administration, which at one time ...

U.S. launched cyberattacks on Iranian military computers last week

World Jun 23, 2019

U.S. launched cyberattacks on Iranian military computers last week

U.S. military cyberforces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems on Thursday as President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike in response to Iran's downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, U.S. officials said Saturday. Two officials told The ...

China's Xi presses economic theme in Pyongyang speech

Asia Pacific Jun 21, 2019

China's Xi presses economic theme in Pyongyang speech

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered encouragement for North Korea's new focus on economic development in a speech in Pyongyang, turning to a topic Beijing has long pressed with its communist neighbor, amid wider concerns over the North's nuclear weapons program. In an address at a ...