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Ukraine crisis, US plot to launch nuclear war with Russia

The US has engineered the crisis in Ukraine’s eastern border with Russia as part of its scenario to provoke Moscow to engage in a nuclear war with Washington, according to a political analyst from the Center for Research on Globalization.

France 'hid atomic bomb risks' to Spain and Italy

New declassified documents shows France covered up the extent of the nuclear fallout unleashed by its first atomic bomb test in North Africa, campaigners told The Local on Friday. In fact, cancer-causing particles from the bomb made it as far as Spain and Italy.

The truth about Israel's secret nuclear arsenal

Israel has been stealing nuclear secrets and covertly making bombs since the 1950s. And western governments, including Britain and the US, turn a blind eye. But how can we expect Iran to curb its nuclear ambitions if the Israelis won't come clean?

'Doomsday clock' still at five to midnight, scientists warn

The doomsday clock – a theoretical device that purports to tell us how close we are to a nuclear apocalypse – has frozen at five minutes to midnight, unchanged from last year. Physicists tell the head of the UN there is little reason to move it back.

The Truthseeker: Who Has Nukes in the Middle East?

Israel ruled guilty of genocide; the nuclear elephant in that region; and the 'armies' recruited to doctor Wikipedia. Leading war crimes prosecutor Professor Francis Boyle, Asia Times correspondent Pepe Escobar, top saxophonist and former Israeli citizen Gilad Atzmon, and UN Human Rights Rapporteur Professor Richard Falk uncover the truth behind the lies and obfuscation.

The Truthseeker: Who Has Nukes in the Middle East (E30)

A nuclear war between India and Pakistan could put two billion people at risk

A nuclear war between India and Pakistan would result in a global famine that could kill over two billion people — a quarter of the world's population — and end human civilisation, a study warned today.

The Nuclear Menace: Iran? Are You Serious? Or Delirious?

While alleged representatives of American democracy foam at the mouth over the fictional threat of an Iranian nuclear weapon, the real world existence of thousands of such weapons passes almost without notice. But that’s only in the eyes, ears and forcibly emptied minds of many western consumer-citizens, occupied with going into debt for the holy days of shopping and left with little time to contemplate material reality, especially since it is rarely presented to them in an individually understandable and socially coherent form.

Sheldon Adelson: U.S. should drop atomic bomb on Iran

During a panel at Yeshiva University on Tuesday evening, Sheldon Adelson, noted businessman and owner of the newspaper Israel Hayom, suggested that the US should use nuclear weapons on Iran to impose its demands from a position of strength.

Asleep on the job: US nuclear missile launch officers repeatedly compromised bunker safety

The strategic nuclear arsenal of the United States has been compromised at least twice this year. Air force officials admitted that two US missile technicians assigned with launch keys were discovered repeatedly leaving a blast door open while sleeping.

US general in charge of nuclear missiles fired

A two-star US general in charge of the Air Force's nuclear intercontinental missiles was fired on Friday due to personal misbehavior, the second firing this week of a senior commander of nuclear forces.

International Bureau of Double Standards—The CNN/Iran File

This video looks at a CNN documentary (April, 2012 with repeats) about the Iran nuclear issue, and examines the role of the mainstream media in keeping the public uninformed about the real problem-nation in the Middle East: Nuclear-armed, Apartheid Israel.

International Bureau of Double Standards—The CNN/Iran File

Israel test-fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

The Israeli military has test-fired a new long-range ballistic missile reportedly capable of carrying a nuclear, chemical or biological warhead.

Obama Prepares to Wage Offensive, First-strike Strategic Nuclear Warfare against Russia, China, Iran, North Korea and Syria

Since “nuclear deterrence” is not now and has never been the Obama administration’s nuclear weapons policy from the get-go, then by default this means that offensive first-strike strategic nuclear war fighting is now and has always been the Obama administration’s nuclear weapons policy.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Construct "Site 911" in Israel

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to supervise construction of a five-story underground facility for an Israel Defense Forces complex, oddly named “Site 911,” at an Israeli Air Force base near Tel Aviv.

UK minister in denial on Israel’s nuclear weapons

Ask an awkward question, get a silly answer: “Israel is a non-nuclear weapons state”

US and Israel Cancel Talks on Middle East Nuclear Weapons-Free Zone

Attempts to find Arab-Israeli common ground on banning weapons of mass destruction from the Mideast have failed, and high-profile talks on the issue have been called off, diplomats said Saturday.

US keeps nearly 70 nuclear bombs in southern Turkey

According to a recent report published by the Arabic Nakhel news agency, Turkish sources said the bombs are kept at Turkey’s Incirlik Air Base in Adana province.

Britain says talks under way with U.S. on base use

Prime Minister David Cameron's office said Friday that planning was being carried out with the U.S. and other allies, including on the potential use by U.S. forces of British bases overseas, the AP reported.

Britain rejects US request to use UK bases in nuclear standoff with Iran

Secret legal advice states pre-emptive strike could be in breach of international law as Iran not yet 'clear and present threat'

Making the world a more dangerous place - the eager role of Julia Gillard

Australia has 40% of the world's uranium, all of it on indigenous land. Prime Minister Julia Gillard has just been to India to sell uranium to a government that refuses to sign the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and whose enemy, Pakistan, is also a non-signatory. The threat of nuclear war between them is constant. Uranium is an essential ingredient of nuclear weapons. Gillard's deal in Delhi formally ends the Australian Labor Party's long-standing policy of denying uranium to countries that reject the NPT's obligation "to pursue negotiations in good faith on effective measures relating to cessation of the nuclear arms race at an early date and to nuclear disarmament".

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Agreed to Nuclear Talks

The United States and Iran have agreed in principle for the first time to one-on-one negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, according to Obama administration officials, setting the stage for what could be a last-ditch diplomatic effort to avert a military strike on Iran.

Putin flexes muscle in big test of Russia's nuclear arsenal

President Vladimir Putin took a leading role in the latest tests of Russia's strategic nuclear arsenal, the most comprehensive since the 1991 Soviet collapse, the Kremlin said on Saturday.

US and Israel Recognize Iran Not Near a Bomb

Gareth Porter on the fact that in spite evidence of Iran directing much of its supply of 20% enriched uranium for scientific purposes, "killer" sanctions continue.

US and Israel Recognize Iran Not Near a Bomb.

Ahmadinejad cameraman hands nuclear tapes to CIA, Israel's Debka reports

The Iranian cameraman assigned to document President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s recent trip to the UN has defected, and new reports claim that with his exit he has handed the US a trove of never-before-seen footage of his homeland’s nuclear facilities.

Binyamin Netanyahu draws 'red line' on Iran nuclear bomb chart at UN

Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu uses a red pen and a chart at the United Nations to illustrate the Iranian nuclear threat

Transcript of President Ahmadinejad's Speech At UN

Continuation of the present situation adds to hostilities and violence. Oppression and military aggression must be stopped. Regrettably, official reports concerning the brutalities of the Zionist regime in Gaza have not been completely published. The Secretary-General and the United Nations have crucial responsibilities in this respect and the international community is impatiently waiting for the punishment of the aggressors and the murderers of the defenseless people of Gaza.

Mitt Romney on Iran's Nuclear Program

Throughout the hourlong fundraiser, Romney discussed other foreign policy matters with his patrons, especially Iran. He repeated the tough talk he has issued on the campaign trail, but he also provided an odd reason for drawing a red line with Tehran about its nuclear program.

Mitt Romney on Iran's Nuclear Program

ABC News Reporter Makes Specious Claim That Iran Is Capable Of Producing Nuclear Weapons In Four Weeks

On ABC’s This Week, ABC News reporter Brian Ross responded to a question from host Jake Tapper about when Iran might be capable of producing a nuclear weapon by claiming that if Iran decides to pursue them, they could acquire a nuclear weapon in as little as four weeks.

US to Spend at Least $350 Billion on Nuke Upgrades

Figure Could Go Far Higher in Most Expensive Overhaul Ever

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