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A new report released Wednesday by the Nuclear Weapons Complex Consolidation Policy Network urges the federal government to reduce the nationâ€™s weapons complexes to just three sites as a move towards achieving the nuclear arms-free world that President Obama recently spoke about.
By Bunnell, Stephen At a July 8 summit in Hokkaido, Japan, the heads of government of the Group of Eight (G-8), a forum of the largest economies worldwide, continued discussions on expanding their current nonproliferation partnership from a focus on the former Soviet Union to a more global approach.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran is determined to acquire nuclear weapons and the United States may find it less costly to deter a nuclear-armed Iran than to dismantle its weapons program, according to two U.S.-funded researchers who advise the Pentagon.
By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four years after the Sept. 11attacks, the Bush administration and the U.S. Congress areshowing signs of complacency about the threat of a terroristnuclear attack that could cripple a major city and shatter theeconomy, nuclear security experts said on Monday.
U.S. scientists are quietly starting work on a new generation of nuclear arms meant to be more rugged and reliable than warheads in the existing arsenal.
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