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'Fanatic recklessness': Nations rip North Korea for reported nuke test
U.N. Security Council was convening over the North's fifth nuclear test since 2006.        
4410 points by Detroit Free Press | North Korea Nuclear weapon South Korea World War II Cold War Korean War Missile United States
North Korea's nuclear threat: What we know
Here's what we know about the reclusive country's nuclear weapons program:       
20 points by USA Today | World War II United Nations Nuclear weapon United States Missile Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Cold War Russia
Trump’s plan to stop a nuclear North Korea? Can’t tell you
If North Korea had weapons that could reach the United States, Trump will make sure they don't use them. How exactly? That's a secret.       
5338 points by USA Today | United States Bill Clinton President of the United States World War II White House Thomas Jefferson Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Cold War
How fast can a nuke fly?
There are just over 15,000 nuclear weapons in the world and several ways countries can deploy them. Jim Sciutto explains the potentially catastrophic effect nuclear weapons can have and what technologies exist to defend against them.
781 points by CNN | Nuclear weapon Middle East Arabic language Sarah Palin Asia Cold War Iran World War II
Could North Korea actually put a nuclear warhead atop a rocket?
Could North Korea actually put a nuclear warhead atop a rocket and fire it at a potential adversary?
2295 points by CNN | Nuclear weapon North Korea Nuclear weapons Nuclear proliferation World War II Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Missile Cold War
Latest North Korea nuclear test sparks condemnation
U.N. security council was convening over the North's fifth nuclear test since 2006.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | North Korea South Korea Nuclear weapon World War II Cold War Missile Korean War Korean language
'Fanatic recklessness': North Korea conducts nuke test
North Korea conducted a test of a nuclear weapon, its fifth since 2006.         
4410 points by Arizona Republic | South Korea North Korea Nuclear weapon Missile Cold War World War II Korean Peninsula Korean War
North Korea’s Nuclear Blasts Keep Getting Stronger
The tremors caused by each test have grown larger, and the North appears closer to building a nuclear device small enough to be mounted on a missile.
696 points by The New York Times | Nuclear weapon North Korea World War II Cold War South Korea Pacific Ocean Missile North Korea and weapons of mass destruction
Region on edge after North Korea conducts largest nuclear test ever
North Korea said Friday it conducted a “higher level” nuclear warhead test explosion that will allow it to finally build “at will” an array of stronger, smaller and lighter nuclear weapons.
31 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | North Korea South Korea Nuclear weapon Kim Jong-il Korean War Kim Il-sung World War II Cold War
Seoul: North Korea's fifth nuke test 'fanatic recklessness'
North Korea said Friday it conducted a "higher level" nuclear warhead test explosion that will allow it to finally build "at will" an array of stronger, smaller and lighter nuclear weapons ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | North Korea South Korea Kim Jong-il Nuclear weapon Korean War Kim Il-sung World War II Cold War
North Korea conducts 5th nuclear test
North Korea conducted a test of a nuclear weapon, its fifth since 2006.       
4410 points by USA Today | South Korea North Korea Nuclear weapon Missile Cold War World War II Korean Peninsula Korea
Unusual North Korea seismic activity likely means 5th nuke test
North Korea on Friday conducted its fifth atomic test, producing its biggest-ever explosive yield, South Korean officials said after monitors detected unusual seismic activity near the North's northeastern nuclear test site.
3 points by The Denver Post | North Korea South Korea Kim Il-sung Kim Jong-il Korean War Nuclear weapon World War II Cold War
What is THAAD?
The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system (THAAD) is designed to shoot down short, medium and intermediate ballistic missiles, just the type of weapons North Korea claims it has.
1912 points by CNN | Missile Nuclear weapon South Korea Ballistic missile World War II Ballistics Projectile Cold War
Nuclear tests getting more powerful
Ten years, five nuclear tests, and they appear to be getting stronger.
145 points by CNN | World War II Nuclear weapon North Korea Kim Jong-il Cold War Kim Il-sung Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Korean War
Seoul: North Korea's 5th nuke test "fanatic recklessness"
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea on Friday conducted its fifth nuclear test, producing its biggest-ever explosive yield, South Korean officials said, with the South's president calling the atomic detonation an act of "fanatic recklessness." The North's test, which comes eight months after its previous such detonation, defies both ...
44 points by The Washington Times | South Korea North Korea Kim Il-sung Kim Jong-il Korean War Nuclear weapon World War II Cold War
North Korea says it has conducted a "nuclear warhead explosion" test meant to counter what Pyongyang
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea says it has conducted a "nuclear warhead explosion" test meant to counter what Pyongyang calls U.S. hostility.
1 points by The Washington Times | Korean language Korean War South Korea World War II North Korea Washington D.C. Pyongyang Cold War
Phyllis Schlafly was a champion for women
Schlafly believed that womanhood found its fullest expression in the context of marriage        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Equal Rights Amendment Gloria Steinem National Organization for Women Phyllis Schlafly Eagle Forum Betty Friedan Cold War American activists
Seoul: N. Korea test ‘fanatic recklessness’
Pyongyang has conducted such tests in its push for a nuclear-armed missile that could one day reach the U.S. mainland.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | South Korea North Korea Kim Il-sung Kim Jong-il Korean War World War II Cold War Pyongyang
Seoul calls N. Korea nuke test ‘fanatic recklessness’
Pyongyang has conducted such tests in its push for a nuclear-armed missile that could one day reach the U.S. mainland.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | South Korea North Korea Kim Il-sung Kim Jong-il Korean War World War II Cold War Pyongyang
Unusual North Korea seismic activity likely means fifth nuclear test
North Korea detonated its fifth atomic device on Friday, South Korean officials said, with Seoul and international monitors detecting unusual seismic activity near the North's northeastern nuclear test site. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that "artificial seismic waves"...
237 points by Los Angeles Times | North Korea South Korea Kim Il-sung Kim Jong-il Korean War World War II Cold War Pyongyang
Seoul thinks seismic activity was North Korea’s 5th nuclear test
Earlier Friday, monitors reported an earthquake near North Korea's northeastern nuclear test site, a strong indication of a nuclear test.
71 points by Chicago Sun-Times | North Korea Korean War World War II South Korea Korean language Cold War Kim Il-sung Nuclear weapon
Report: North Korea conducts apparent nuclear weapons test
North Korea appears to have conducted a nuclear weapons test early Friday, the Yonhap News Agency reported.         
5740 points by Arizona Republic | South Korea World War II Japan North Korea Nuclear weapon Missile Cold War Republic of China
Earthquake reported near North Korea nuclear test site
South Korean and international monitoring agencies reported Friday an earthquake near North Korea's northeastern nuclear test site, a strong indication that Pyongyang had detonated its fifth atomic test explosion. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that "artificial seismic...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Korean War World War II North Korea Cold War Korean language Missile Nuclear weapon South Korea
Monitors report unusual seismic activity in North Korea
South Korean and international monitoring agencies reported Friday an earthquake near North Korea's northeastern nuclear test site, a strong indication that Pyongyang had detonated its fifth atomic test explosion. SEOUL, South Korea  -- South Korean and international monitoring agencies reported Friday an earthquake near North Korea's northeastern nuclear test site, a strong indication that Pyongyang had detonated its fifth atomic test explosion. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that "artificial seismic waves" measuring 5.0 were detected near the Punggye-ri test site, and officials were analyzing whether it was a nuclear test. European and U.S. monitoring services also detected similar seismic activity, with the U.S. Geological Survey calling it an "explosion" on its website. North Korea conducted its fourth nuclear test earlier this year, part of its push for a nuclear-armed missile that could one day reach the U.S. mainland. A second nuclear test this year would be a defiant response to Western pressure on Pyongyang to halt its nuclear ambitions. The country has previously conducted tests every three to four years. Any test will lead to a strong push for new, tougher sanctions at the United Nations and further worsen already abysmal relations between Pyongyang and its neighbors. North Korean nuclear tests worry outside governments because they are seen as moving North Korea's scientists and engineers that much closer to their goal of an arsenal of nuclear-tipped missiles that can reach the United States. North Korea is thought to have a handful of rudimentary nuclear bombs and has spent decades trying to perfect a multistage, long-range missile to eventually carry smaller versions of those bombs. After several failures, it put its first satellite into space with a long-range rocket launched in December 2012, and has since launched another such successful launch. Experts say that ballistic missiles and rockets in satellite launches share similar bodies, engines and other technology. The U.N. calls the North's long-range rocket launches banned tests of ballistic missile technology. Some analysts say the North hasn't likely achieved the technology needed to manufacture a miniaturized nuclear warhead that could fit on a long-range missile capable of hitting the U.S. But there is a growing debate on just how far the North has advanced in its secretive nuclear and missile programs.
1 points by The Plain Dealer | Korean War World War II North Korea Korean language Cold War South Korea Missile Nuclear weapon
Tremor Points to a Nuclear Test in North Korea
South Korean officials said that they had detected an “artificial” tremor emanating from North Korea on Friday morning.
3334 points by The New York Times | South Korea Korean War World War II Cold War Korean language United States Nuclear weapon Korea
North Korea conducts apparent nuclear weapons test
TOKYO - North Korea appears to have conducted a nuclear weapons test early Friday, the YONHAP news agency reported.       
5740 points by USA Today | World War II Japan United States Cold War Earthquake South Korea Nuclear weapon Republic of China
Denver LB Brandon Marshall takes a knee during anthem
Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall, a college teammate of Colin Kaepernick, took to a knee during the playing of the national anthem before Denver's season opener against Carolina ...
2 points by Las Vegas Sun | United States The Star-Spangled Banner U.S. state Olympic Games Flag of the United States North Carolina High school Cold War
Sam Iacobellis, Rockwell exec who led ambitious Cold War-era rollout of B-1 bombers, dies at 87
When President Reagan ordered 100 B-1 bombers built as fast as possible in the early 1980s to challenge the Soviet Union, he handed one of the toughest manufacturing assignments of the Cold War to a little-known engineer, Sam Iacobellis. Iacobellis, a gregarious, charming and energetic manager,...
474 points by Los Angeles Times | B-1 Lancer United States Air Force Soviet Union Cold War Richard Nixon Northrop Grumman Space Shuttle B-2 Spirit
My Turn: Give all people a reason to say, ‘Viva America’
I recently addressed 300 Muslim judges and prosecutors graduating from the Algerian Magistrate School. The minister of justice, with whom I worked at a Rule of Law program in 2001, invited me back to Algiers to talk with the new judges about judicial independence. In Algeria, as in all democracies,...
7 points by Concord Monitor | United States Islam Law Separation of powers United States Constitution Russia Cold War Soviet Union
Donald Trump locks up Russian Michael Jackson vote
Tiny hands inspire big fans.
56 points by Daily News | Russia United States Alla Pugacheva Cold War Soviet Union Philipp Kirkorov Taj Mahal World War II
Why Turkey might buy Russia's S-400 defence system
A potential defence deal between Turkey and Russia could enhance their military cooperation but would not mend ties.
-1 points by Al Jazeera English | NATO Russia Turkey Cold War Israel Anti-ballistic missile National missile defense Georgia
Russian senate speaker blames West-induced confrontation for European security crisis
The politics conducted by Western countries after the collapse of the USSR has laid the foundations for the current security crisis in Europe, Federation Council speaker Valentina Matviyenko told an OSCE conference. Read Full Article at RT.com
-1 points by Russia Today | Ukraine Russia Cold War Europe Tatars Crimea Crimean Tatars Turkic peoples
World leaders 'just not sure' where Trump stands
Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Sunday that world leaders at a major security conference in Munich are "just not sure" where President Donald Trump stands on key foreign policy questions.
786 points by CNN | United States Democratic Party President of the United States European Union Cold War NATO Western culture U.S. state
Bill Gates Urges Sharper Military Focus on Bioterror
The Microsoft founder, who leads a foundation focused on global health, wants the U.S. military to focus more training on preparing to fight a global pandemic or bioterror attack.
26 points by The Wall Street Journal | Nuclear weapon World Health Organization Tsar Bomba Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Cold War Microsoft
Lavrov: NATO expansion led to tension in Europe unprecedented in last 30 years
NATO's expansion has led to an unprecedented level of tension over the last 30 years in Europe, judging by some statements made at the Security Conference, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, speaking in Munich. Read Full Article at RT.com
1595 points by Russia Today | NATO Germany Angela Merkel Russia NATO–Russia relations Cold War United States European Union
Dear Vladimir Putin, quit 'Stalin' and use Twitter already
Take a break from trying to take over Ukraine to focus on the Twittersphere.
1 points by Daily News | Russia Second Chechen War Vladimir Putin Cold War Donald Trump Twitter Boris Yeltsin Alexander Litvinenko
‘Post-truth’ & ‘post-fake’ crossroads: Russian FM’s top quotes at Munich Security Conference
Mankind is at the “crossroads,” with the so-called “liberal world order” having failed to adjust to post-Cold War reality, Russian FM Sergey Lavrov told the Munich Security Conference, adding that only cooperation could take the current post-truth era to the age of post-fake. Read Full Article at RT.com
23 points by Russia Today | NATO United States Russia Globalization European Union World War II Cold War Vladimir Putin
WWII vet who led ‘Reunion of Honor’ tours dies at age 95
Although he rose to be assistant commandant of the Marine Corps, Lawrence F. Snowden was best known for his participation in “Reunion of Hon...       
26663 points by USA Today | World War II United States Marine Corps Royal Marines Marine United States Battle of Iwo Jima Korean War Cold War
Four NATO powers prefer Russia to the US, Gallup poll shows
A Gallup poll has revealed that citizens of four NATO nations would sooner count on Russia to defend them rather than the United States, Bloomberg reported on Friday, reflecting the changing perceptions of the US's role in global security. Read Full Article at RT.com
5452 points by Russia Today | Europe Cold War NATO World War II Soviet Union Russia United States European Union
Pence vows to 'hold Russia accountable' while Russian FM divines a 'post-West' world order
Pence, Lavrov spar over the future in Munich Security Conference speeches.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | United States NATO Vladimir Putin World War II European Union Russia Angela Merkel Cold War
Pence pledges U.S. will stand firm with Europe, NATO
MUNICH (Reuters) - Vice President Mike Pence sought on Saturday to assure Europe that the United States will back NATO even as it looks for new ways to cooperate with Russia, but was greeted by muted applause by European allies unnerved by President Donald Trump.
230 points by Reuters | NATO United States European Union Democratic Party John McCain Cold War Reuters Vice President of the United States
US will hold Russia accountable over Ukraine while searching for common ground – Pence
US President Donald Trump believes common ground can be found with Russia, but Moscow must still be held accountable for the Ukrainian crisis, Vice President Mike Pence has said. Read Full Article at RT.com
496 points by Russia Today | United States World War II Franklin D. Roosevelt Middle East Tehran Cold War Democratic Party Iran
Russia to clear entire Soviet debt by year-end
Moscow will pay off the balance of the debt inherited from the Soviet Union this year, Izvestia daily reports, quoting sources in the Russian Ministry of Finance. Read Full Article at RT.com
13 points by Russia Today | Russia Cold War Soviet Union Western world Eastern Bloc Eastern Europe Moscow Debt
‘Vicious circle’: Moscow warns NATO Black Sea buildup & increased spending may lead to new Cold War
Moscow will take “all necessary measures” to protect its national interests in the Black Sea, Russia’s envoy to NATO has said, warning the alliance risks ushering in a vicious new Cold War with its significant spending and military build up in the region. Read Full Article at RT.com
13 points by Russia Today | Russia NATO Cold War Vladimir Putin Ukraine World War II Soviet Union Romania
Stellar nonfiction chosen by the National Book Critics Circle
Next month, the National Book Critics Circle will present its 2016 book prizes in six categories; these are the five finalists in nonfiction. Each book deserves to be read for years to come, but every one of them seems to speak urgently about this particular moment — a time of economic inequality...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | National Book Critics Circle Award Vietnam War Vietnam United States Cold War South Vietnam Laos National Book Critics Circle
Russia won't be talked to ‘from position of strength’ – Moscow on US statement
Russia will not be talked to from a position of strength, only as an equal partner, the Russian defense minister said, commenting on the latest remark by his US counterpart. It comes as senior military commanders of the two nations are about to meet. Read Full Article at RT.com
156 points by Russia Today | United States Russia United States Department of Defense Iraq War Cold War World War II Democratic Party NATO
US to NATO: Pay more or we will reduce support
Defence Secretary tells NATO that US will moderate its commitment, if fellow members do not increase military spending.
93 points by Al Jazeera English | NATO European Union United States Poland United Kingdom Vince McMahon Cold War Estonia
Russian spy ship patrols 30 miles off the coast of Connecticut
The vessel patrolled 30 miles off the shore of the Groton naval sub base.       
26449 points by USA Today | Vladimir Putin Russia Cold War United States Department of Defense United States Intelligence Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty World War II
Russian spy ship spotted 30 miles off the coast of Connecticut
The vessel patrolled 30 miles off the shore of the Groton naval sub base.       
26518 points by USA Today | Vladimir Putin Russia Cold War United States Department of Defense United States Intelligence Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty World War II
Russian spy ship spotted off coast of Connecticut
The vessel patrolled 30 miles off the shore of the Groton naval sub base.       
-2 points by USA Today | Vladimir Putin Russia Cold War United States Department of Defense United States Intelligence Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty World War II