Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

7 Stories

A Tiny David Sues the World's Nuclear Goliaths

Marshall Islands call for justice in non-proliferation treaty

(Newser) - The world's nuclear powers are getting hauled into international court by a tiny challenger. The Marshall Islands are suing the nine nuke-equipped countries in nine cases in the Hague—though the case against the US was also filed in a San Francisco federal court, Reuters reports. The Islands hold... More »

Seoul Lobbies US Hard for OK to Make Nuclear Fuel

Fear move could spark regional arms race

(Newser) - In a move unlikely to calm nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula, South Korea is pushing the US hard for permission to start creating its own nuclear fuel. The request comes amid a renegotiation of Seoul's 1972 nuclear cooperation pact with the US but while South Korea stresses it... More »

Iran: 'Nothing Will Remain' of Israel in Attack

As Netanyahu seeks to draw 'red lines' around Tehran

(Newser) - Iran and Israel are rattling the sabers in earnest today, with the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard brashly warning that "nothing will remain" of Israel if it should attack Tehran over its nuclear program. Speaking at a news conference today, Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari said that, if attacked,... More »

It's Time for the US to Sign a Nuclear Test Ban

START was a good first step, but let's get serious

(Newser) - The START treaty was a great first step in the quest for a nuclear-free world, but now that it’s ratified “we can speak of a serious step forward for both countries,” writes Mikhail Gorbachev in the New York Times . That serious step: a complete ban on nuclear... More »

Iran's Uranium Could Fuel 2 Warheads: Inspectors

...But only if they enriched it

(Newser) - Iran’s uranium stockpile would be sufficient to build two nuclear warheads if Tehran was able to further enrich it, according to a new report from the International Atomic Energy Agency. But Iran’s enrichment activities actually appear to be slowing; it fed uranium into only about 43% of its... More »

Israel Rejects Arab Proposal for Nuke-Free Mideast

It's 'hypocritical' to single out Jerusalem and ignore Tehran

(Newser) - Israel has condemned a plan approved by the 189 member nations of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty to move toward banning nuclear arms from the Middle East, calling it "deeply flawed and hypocritical." The NPT member states (Israel is not one of them) agreed yesterday to have a conference... More »

Ahmadinejad to UN: What Nukes?

In 'predictable' speech, president denies Iran is developing weapons

(Newser) - Mahmoud Ahmandinejad took the stage of the UN today to slam the US for "not only (using) nuclear weapons," but also threatening "to use such weapons against other countries, including Iran." As usual, he sparked a mass exodus by the US, French, and British delegations. The... More »

7 Stories

AROUND THE WEB