All posts tagged "Nuclear Weapons"

  • Pope Francis Calls For All Nations To Ban Nuclear Weapons

    In the wake of increasing tensions between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, Pope Francis has called on the nations of the world to come together to ban nuclear weapons. “It is of paramount...

    • Posted January 9, 2018
  • Trump Boasts He’s Got A Bigger Nuclear Button Than Kim Jong Un

    The idea of “mutual assured destruction” rests on some very basic premises. It’s easy enough to get that even a kindergartner can understand them. One premise holds that all countries in the world are independent actors set...

    • Posted January 3, 2018
  • Sen. Bob Corker
    Corker to Hold Hearing on Trump’s Nuclear Authority

    Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) says he will hold a meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on November 14 to examine President Trump’s ability to authorize nuclear weapon use. It’s one of the first concrete moves in...

    • Posted November 9, 2017
  • Trump Wanted To Expand Nuclear Arsenal By 10 Times Its Current Size

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly called President Donald Trump a “moron” after a meeting discussing national security matters this past summer. We may now know the reason why Tillerson allegedly called Trump that word: the president...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
  • Trump is jeopardizing the Iran deal.
    Will Trump Decertify The Iran Nuclear Deal?

    The Washington Post reported on Thursday night that President Trump plans to “decertify” the nuclear arms deal with Iran that was negotiated under the Obama administration. Trump is required to make a report to Congress every 90...

    • Posted October 6, 2017
  • North Korea is amping up its aggression.
    Trump Escalates North Korea Tensions…Again

    Not satisfied to press North Korea’s hot button once this week, President Trump took to Twitter again on Friday morning, calling the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, a madman. Kim Jong Un of North Korea, who is...

    • Posted September 22, 2017
  • Putin: North Korea Would Let Its People Starve Before Giving Up Nukes

    Russian President Vladimir Putin does not want anyone to underestimate how committed Kim Jong Un is to pursuing his nuclear weapons program. Speaking Tuesday at a news conference in China, Putin said the North Korean leader would...

    • Posted September 5, 2017
  • Trump Lies To World With Nuke Claims

    In his dangerous war of words with North Korean dictator and fellow man-child Kim Jong Un, President Trump tweeted on Wednesday (8/9) that the U.S. nuclear arsenal “is now far stronger and more powerful than ever before.”...

    • Posted August 11, 2017
  • U.S. Agency Says North Korea Has Missile-Ready Nuclear Weapons

    An assessment recently conducted by the Defense Intelligence Agency has concluded that North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles. This marks an integral step in the rogue nation’s attempts...

    • Posted August 9, 2017