| Aug 27, 2012
| 2:27 PM
Global arms transfer agreements between governments – both developing and developed – nearly doubled last year to $85.3 billion, reaching their highest level since 2004.
The U.S. dominated as a supplier, making $66.3 billion from transactions...
| May 31, 2012
| 5:00 AM
MOSCOW — Computer virus experts at Kaspersky Lab, acting with the blessing of the United Nations, were searching for a villain dubbed the Wiper when they came across a much more menacing suspect requiring a new moniker: Flame.
The malicious program...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 7:40 PM
Ron Paul did it again. The libertarian-minded Republican separated himself from the pack of candidates at tonight's debate by urging restraint in response to a possible Iranian nuclear threat, saying the U.S. can ill afford a repeat of its now-concluded...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 4:01 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama's news conference Friday was intended to reassure Americans about rising gas prices.
But the disaster in Japan upset that agenda before it ever got going. And in time, it could also affect the Republican energy strategy on...
| Mar 15, 2011
Officials tried to reassure Californians on Monday that the kind of nuclear crisis facing Japan was highly unlikely at the state's two nuclear power plants.
Southern California Edison officials acknowledged that the San Onofre nuclear power plant was...
| Apr 19, 2012
The Obama administration faces two dangers in its nuclear negotiations with Iran, which began in a burst of optimism last weekend after the two sides managed to get through a day and a half of talks without anyone walking out.
One danger, of course, is...
| Apr 1, 2012
Not long ago, an astute reader noted that it has been nearly two years since I wrote in a column that "most experts now estimate that Iran needs about 18 months to complete a nuclear device and a missile to carry it."
His point — that those...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Israel’s prime minister complained Sunday that six big world powers had given Iran “a freebie” in a new agreement that permits Tehran to enter negotiations about its disputed nuclear program May 23 without first halting enrichment of...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 4:40 PM
World powers began potentially crucial talks with Iran over its disputed nuclear program, even as Western officials appeared to rule out one much-discussed path to beginning negotiations....
| Mar 20, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Israelis opposed to war with Iran have started an Internet campaign deluging Iranians with love, flashing peace signs and smiles behind logos such as “We will never bomb you” and “We (heart) you.”...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:39 PM
President Obama warned Iran on Wednesday that the window of opportunity to resolve the international deadlock over its nuclear weapons program through diplomacy is closing....