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  • Will prison time for nun who breached nuclear complex deter activists?

    Will prison time for nun who breached nuclear complex deter activists?
    Praise has continued to pour in for an 84-year-old nun and two other Catholic activists who were sentenced to prison this week for embarrassing the U.S. government two years ago by breaking into a nuclear weapons complex in Tennessee. Trying to draw...
  • Iran, world powers restart nuclear talks amid limited expectations

    Iran, world powers restart nuclear talks amid limited expectations
    BEIRUT — Both sides sought to tamp down expectations Tuesday as representatives of Iran and six world powers met in Vienna for talks aimed at crafting a comprehensive agreement about Tehran’s controversial nuclear program. Much of the...
  • Netanyahu: Changes to Iran's nuclear program are minimal despite deal

    Netanyahu: Changes to Iran's nuclear program are minimal despite deal
    JERUSALEM -- Israeli assessments indicate that Iran’s nuclear program has been set back just four weeks as a result of an interim deal designed to limit Iran's enrichment of uranium, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Monday. In a speech to a...
  • The coming crash of American diplomacy in the Middle East

     The coming crash of American diplomacy in the Middle East
    President Obama has three significant Middle East diplomatic initiatives underway, treating, respectively, Iran's nuclear weapons program; Syria's deadly, exhausting conflict; and the long-standing Israeli-Palestinian dispute. Into these negotiations,...
  • Kerry presses China to ease territorial claims, rein in North Korea

    Kerry presses China to ease territorial claims, rein in North Korea
    BEIJING -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Friday appealed to China to rein in its North Korean ally and to ease its provocative territorial claims, but after a day of talks Beijing’s response was unclear. In meetings with President Xi Jinping...
  • Israelis wary over interim nuclear deal between major powers and Iran

    Israelis wary over interim nuclear deal between major powers and Iran
    JERUSALEM -- At a cafe in Jerusalem, Giora Shamis greeted the announcement that Iran has begun rolling back its nuclear program with a shake of his head. “I feel deep anxiety,” said Shamis, who runs a hawkish news analysis website. “...
  • Iran halts part of uranium enrichment efforts; West loosens sanctions

    Iran halts part of uranium enrichment efforts; West loosens sanctions
    TEHRAN — Iran suspended part of its uranium enrichment efforts Monday and the U.S. and European Union began loosening some economic sanctions, the first concrete steps toward a comprehensive deal to end the long confrontation over Tehran's nuclear...
  • Iranian President Rouhani's trip to Davos gets good reviews at home

    Iranian President Rouhani's trip to Davos gets good reviews at home
    TEHRAN -- Last year he took New York by storm. This week, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani continued his charm offensive at the world's most high-profile economic summit in Davos, Switzerland. At the ritzy Alpine resort, the Iranian leader delivered a...
  • Interim nuclear deal allows Iran to continue centrifuge research

    Interim nuclear deal allows Iran to continue centrifuge research
    WASHINGTON – The interim nuclear deal between Iran and world powers will allow Tehran to continue far more research and development on centrifuges to enrich uranium than has been publicly recognized, according to a veteran Washington nuclear...
  • Report puts Snowden-like leaks as the No. 2 threat to U.S. security

    Report puts Snowden-like leaks as the No. 2 threat to U.S. security
    WASHINGTON — Insiders like Edward Snowden who leak secrets about sensitive U.S. intelligence programs pose a potentially greater danger to national security than terrorists, America's spy chiefs warned Wednesday in their annual report to Congress on...
  • Cheating inquiry finds 'systemic problems' in U.S. nuclear force

    Cheating inquiry finds 'systemic problems' in U.S. nuclear force
    WASHINGTON — Nearly half of the officers responsible for maintaining and operating nuclear-armed missiles at a Montana base have been implicated in a widening cheating investigation, a sign of deep cultural and command problems in the nuclear force,...