nuclear weapons

In Hawaii, a false-alarm missile alert is a shocking glimpse of reality

‘This is not a drill’: What happened when the vacation paradise of Maui woke up to the threat of an incoming ballistic missile

A 150-megaton thermonuclear explosion at Bikini Atoll on Mar. 1, 1954. Courtesy UNO. (Photo by Ann Ronan Pictures/Print Collector/Getty Images)

Why we need to start worrying and fear the bomb

Opinion: As North Korea and America ratchet up tensions, there are Cold War echoes—a fear that must be harnessed to deter every kind of war


PM will discuss horror scenario during US trip: Terrorists with nuclear weapons

Justin Trudeau to be among the leaders attending nuclear-safety summits in Washington organized by Barack Obama.

In England, politics goes nuclear

The U.K.’s Labour leader wants nuclear disarmament, and he’s going to war with his own party to try and get it

The real ramifications of the Iran deal go well beyond nukes

Iran’s non-nuclear activities may not be addressed in the deal, but they will be affected by it, writes Michael Petrou


India launches long range missile, joins elite club of nuclear nations

India has joined the elite club of nuclear nations, a band of warhead-toting powers that boasts long range intercontinental ballistic missile capabilities. The country announced the “flawless” launch of an Agni-V missile from an island off the east coast. The Agni-V has a range of 5,000 km and took 20 minutes to reach its target in the Indian Ocean near Indonesia.

What to do about Tehran’s push for nukes?

What to do about Tehran’s push for nukes?

The U.S. says all options are open—but it’s talking down military strikes

On the ground in central London

Online gaming funds North Korean nukes

North Korean hackers are raking in cash to fund their government’s nuclear ambitions


UFOS and the U.S. Air force

Alien interference


What to do about Kim?

Sanctions, diplomacy, force—can anything sway the Dear Leader?