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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘nuclear weapons’

Doomsday Clock Now At 11:57: What’s The Threat?

The famous Doomsday Clock was set at three minutes until midnight, or theoretical doom. The Doomsday Clock was invented in 1947 as a predictor of nuclear catastrophe. These days, climate change is of an equal, if not greater, concern to the Bulletin’s Science and Security Board in consultation with its Board of Sponsors, which includes 17 Nobel laureates. The Doomsday …

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Nun Sentenced to 35 Months in Prison for Anti-Nuclear Protest

A Federal District Judge sentenced an 84-year-old Roman Catholic nun to 35 months in prison Tuesday for breaking into a nuclear facility on July 28, 2012. Sister Megan Rice was found guilty of damaging more than $1,000 worth of U.S. government property at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Protesters Greg Boertje-Obed, 57, and 63-year-old Michael Walli …

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Ayatollah Khamenei Discusses US Enmity Toward Iran

In November, Iran, led by current president Hassan Rouhani, and the P5+1, comprised of the 5 permanent members on the UN Security Council (United States, China, Russia, United Kingdom, France) and Germany, came to terms regarding the cessation of certain aspects of Iran’s nuclear program in return for the lessening of non-major sanctions against Iran due to said production. Today, …

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Kim Jong Un Gives New Year’s Day Speech

North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday praised the recent purge of “counterrevolutionary” elements from the government, in reference to last month’s execution of his uncle Jang Song Thaek for treason. Kim said the party had been united a hundred fold after removing those who were causing faction. In his New Year’s address, Kim said the ruling party was …

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North Korea Threat To Be Deterred By South Korea, US

Most people should be familiar with the nuthouse that is North Korea, and most of those same people are familiar with the antics of said nuthouse. North Korea, currently headed by Kim Jong-Un, has been faithfully carrying on its long-standing habit of threatening the US and other countries with nuclear power and other weapons of mass destruction. Their threats are …

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Strategy Devised for North Korean Nuclear Weapons Threat

On Wednesday, U.S. Defence Secretary, Chuck Hagel, said that the United States and South Korea had devised a strategy for dealing with North Korea’s nuclear and chemical weapons threat. Chuck Hagel met with South Korea’s minister of defence, Kim Kwan Jin, at the 45th annual defence meeting between the two nations in Seoul. At the meeting, both officials signed a …

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Ann Curry Interviews President of Iran

Yesterday, Ann Curry, former reporter for the Today Show, sat down with new Iranian president Hassan Rouhani for his first interview with the American press since his election. The interview aired on NBC Nightly News last night, and other portions aired on the TODAY show this morning. Curry had several bold questions to ask President Rouhani, especially since tensions between …

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