Tag Archives: nuclear weapons

Trump Gaslights Nation On “Uncontrollable” Arms Race

Let’s go back just six weeks, shall we? President Donald Trump told reporters Monday that the United States would increase its nuclear arsenal until other nations “come to their senses,” threatening an arms race days after he said he would withdraw the US from a Cold War nuclear treaty. Trump announced over the weekend that he intended to pull the …

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Trump Calls Report Of Secret Missile Sites “Fake News”

Mediaite reports: Taking again to Twitter to bash The New York Times, President Donald Trump claimed without evidence that the outlet’s report that North Korea is secretly beefing up its ballistic missile program was false. In its article, the Times used satellite images to reveal that the regime appeared to be “engaged in a great deception.” “It has offered to …

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Satellites Spot Secret North Korean Nuclear Missile Sites

The Associated Press reports: U.S. analysts said Monday they have located more than half of an estimated 20 secret North Korean missile development sites, highlighting the challenge the Trump administration faces in ensuring that North Korea complies with any eventual agreement to end its nuclear and missile programs. The findings, which were released amid signs the administration’s negotiations with the …

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North Korea Threatens To Resume Nuclear Program

The Associated Press reports: North Korea has warned it could revive a state policy aimed at strengthening its nuclear arsenal if the United States does not lift economic sanctions against the country. The statement released by the Foreign Ministry Friday evening came amid a sense of unease between Washington and Seoul over the use of sanctions and pressure to get …

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Kremlin Vows New Nukes If Trump Leaves Treaty

Reuters reports: The Kremlin said on Monday that Russia would be forced to respond in kind if the United States began developing new missiles after quitting a landmark Cold War-era treaty. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that Washington would withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty because Russia was violating the pact, triggering a warning of retaliatory measures from …

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Trump To Pull US Out Of Nuke Treaty With Russia

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump said Saturday night that he will withdraw from a landmark arms control agreement the United States signed with the Soviet Union, accusing Russia of violating the pact. The Cold War-era treaty required both countries to eliminate short-range and intermediate-range nuclear and conventional missiles from their arsenals. “Russia has not, unfortunately, honored the agreement, so …

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Putin: Nuked Russians Will Go To Heaven As Martyrs

Agence France-Presse reports: Russians will “go to heaven” as martyrs in the event of nuclear war because Moscow will only ever use nuclear weapons in retaliation, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday. “We have no concept of a preemptive strike,” Putin told a forum of international experts in the southern city of Sochi in response to a question from the audience. …

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North Korea Says “No Way” To Disarming Nukes First

CBS News reports: North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday that there is “no way” his nation will ever disarm its nuclear weapons first if it can’t trust Washington. “Without any trust in the U.S. there will be no confidence in our national security and, under such circumstances, there is no way …

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North Korea Pledges To Close Nuclear Missile Site

Reuters reports: North Korea said on Wednesday it would permanently abolish its key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts, the latest gesture by leader Kim Jong Un to revive faltering talks with Washington over his country’s nuclear program. Speaking at a joint news conference in Pyongyang, Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in said they agreed to turn …

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Kim Jong-Un: My Faith In Trump Is Unchanged And I Still Want To Denuclearize During His First Term

The BBC reports: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s faith in Donald Trump remains “unchanged” and he wants to denuclearise the Korean peninsula during the US president’s first term, South officials say. Mr Kim made his comments to envoys from Seoul who were in the North to arrange a new leaders’ summit later this month. Relations between the North and the …

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North Korea Blasts “Regrettable” Talks With Pompeo

Reuters reports: North Korea says high-level talks with a U.S. delegation led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo were “regrettable” and has accused Washington of trying to unilaterally pressure the country into abandoning its nukes. The statement by an unnamed North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman on Saturday came hours after Pompeo concluded two days of talks with North Korean officials …

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Satellite Images Raise Alarms About NK Nukes

The Hill reports: Satellite images showing North Korea making substantial improvements to one of its nuclear research facilities are raising alarms that the regime has little interest in actually giving up its nuclear arsenal. Just two weeks after President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a deal committing the U.S. to security guarantees in exchange for North …

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Trump: North Korea Is No Longer A Nuclear Threat

CNN reports: President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that the North Korean regime no longer poses a nuclear threat following his summit with Kim Jong Un, even though the meeting produced no verifiable proof that the rogue regime will discontinue its nuclear program. After nearly five hours of unprecedented talks between Trump and Kim on Tuesday, the two leaders signed a …

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Ben Shapiro Blasts Right Wing “Triumphalism” About Kim Summit: The Nuclear Agreement Is Weak [VIDEO]

“If you thought of the flag that was next to the American flag as a Nazi flag rather than a North Korean flag, everybody would see the concern. This is slave state with 25 million prisoners and gulag system hundreds of thousands people wide. The president’s praise for the dictator of North Korea was disquieting. The triumphalism that seems to …

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Lindsey Graham: I “Violently Disagree” With Trump’s Pledge To Withdraw US Forces From South Korea

“I don’t think cancelling a war game is going to matter over the arc of time. One thing I would violently disagree with is removing our troops. I can’t imagine I would vote for any agreement that requires us to withdraw our forces. That would destabilize Asia. That is what China wants. That doesn’t make the world more peaceful, it …

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Trump On Kim: We Have A Very Special Bond [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: North Korea will denuclearize, President Trump declared in an exclusive interview with ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos just hours after intense and historic negotiations with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Stephanopoulos asked how Trump could trust the brutal dictator. “I do trust him, yeah,” Trump said. “Maybe in a year you’ll be interviewing and I’ll …

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Trump On Lack Of Any Notes From Singapore Summit: I Have One Of The Great Memories Of All Time [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump said Tuesday that he doesn’t need any transcript or notes from his summit meeting with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un because he has “one of the great memories of all times.” When asked by a reporter if he had notes to verify details after the meeting in Singapore, Trump said he didn’t need to. …

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Trump Departs Singapore Early After Signing Vague Deal With Kim: “Nothing More We Could Have Done”

CNBC reports: The much anticipated agreement that was signed between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un Tuesday has drawn much hard-hitting criticism for not being sufficiently specific, especially on what denuclearization really means. A photo of the document, which Trump deemed “very comprehensive,” revealed that North Korea will work toward “complete denuclearization,” among other points that …

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SINGAPORE: Trump And Kim Arrive For Summit

The BBC reports: US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have arrived in Singapore for their historic summit. Mr Trump flew in aboard Air Force One, a few hours after Mr Kim touched down with his entourage. Their meeting – the first between a leader from the North and a sitting US president – will take place …

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REPORT: North Korea Faked Destruction Of Nuke Site

CNN reports: What first appeared to be a gesture indicating North Korea might be willing to dismantle its nuclear weapons program appears to have been little more than a propaganda effort for the world’s cameras. No weapons inspectors or nonproliferation experts were invited to witness the detonation, and now initial assessments indicate that the show was essentially a charade. “The …

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