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2006-08-23 15:56:24

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. intelligence community is ill-prepared to assess Iran's nuclear weapons capabilities and its intentions for developing weapons of mass destruction, a congressional report said on Wednesday.

2006-07-31 11:10:43

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iranian U.N. Ambassador Javad Zarif rejected as without legal basis on Monday a Security Council demand that it suspend its nuclear activities by the end of the month or face the threat of sanctions.

2006-07-26 13:01:25

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI has created a unit to study threats from weapons of mass destruction, its director Robert Mueller said on Wednesday, in a sign of lingering U.S fears of a chemical, biological or nuclear attack.

2006-07-25 19:19:07

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday approved by voice vote adding North Korea to a law aimed at stemming the nuclear weapons ambitions of Iran and Syria.

2006-07-14 19:19:28

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Friday it awarded $1.16 billion in contracts to three companies to develop equipment to scan cargo at border cities for nuclear weapons material.

2006-07-14 17:25:38

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Friday it awarded $1.16 billion in contracts to three companies to develop equipment to scan cargo at border cities for nuclear weapons material.

2006-07-14 16:56:20

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Friday it awarded $1.16 billion in contracts to three companies to develop equipment to scan cargo at border cities for nuclear weapons material. Raytheon Co., Thermo Electron Corp.

2006-06-30 08:18:14

By Oleg Shchedrov MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Friday "certain states" were hampering efforts to prevent the spread of weapons of mass destruction and other armaments, pointing a finger at the United States over space-based weapons.

2006-06-29 18:32:37

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee accused U.S. intelligence chief John Negroponte's office on Thursday of downplaying the significance of chemical weapons finds in Iraq. Rep.

2006-06-29 18:28:14

By Kristin Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military has found more Iraqi weapons in recent months, in addition to the 500 chemical munitions recently reported by the Pentagon, a top defense intelligence official said on Thursday. Lt. Gen.


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