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  • Chuck Hagel's nuclear exemption

    Chuck Hagel's nuclear exemption
    The headlines on the Pentagon budget unveiled by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel this week were all about austerity: the smallest U.S. Army since 1940; fewer aircraft, ships and armored vehicles; even some modest belt-tightening on future military pay and...
  • Iran, world powers off to 'good start' in nuclear talks

    Iran, world powers off to 'good start' in nuclear talks
    BEIRUT -- High-level talks concerning the future of Iran’s controversial nuclear program got off to a “good start” during a three-day opening session in Vienna, participants said Thursday, though there were no major breakthroughs....
  • 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...
  • Iran sanctions remain despite nuclear deal, U.S. officials say

    Iran sanctions remain despite nuclear deal, U.S. officials say
    WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials insisted to a Senate panel Tuesday that a temporary deal meant to curb Iran's nuclear program is not about to destroy restraints on world trade with Tehran. At a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations...
  • Livermore National Lab faulted over Lusitania project

    Livermore National Lab faulted over Lusitania project
    Nearly a century after a German torpedo sunk the passenger liner Lusitania, killing nearly 1,200 people, a story about the World War I attack has sent a torpedo of sorts into the belly of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The Energy Department's...
  • 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,...
  • 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...