• National Day of Nuclear Technology

    Apr 09, 2021 08:06

    On April 9, 2007, the Islamic Republic of Iran launched the second complex of centrifuges at Natanz nuclear facility under the full supervision of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Thus, Iran entered the phase of industrial enrichment of uranium. To appreciate the relentless efforts of the Iranian young scientists the day was named as “National Day of Nuclear Technology”.

  • New report to expose war industry lobby behind $264 billion US nuclear missile 'boondoggle'

    Mar 14, 2021 09:38

    A new report by the Federation of American Scientists reportedly argue that U.S. plans to spend up to $264 billion on construction and maintenance of a new nuclear missile are mostly being fueled by intense lobbying from the powerful weapons industry, not rational or humane strategic objectives.

  • Biden says US ready to re-engage with parties to Iran nuclear deal

    Feb 21, 2021 09:36

    US President Joe Biden says America stands ready to “re-engage” with the group of countries that are party to a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, less than three years after his predecessor, Donald Trump, pulled Washington out of the multilateral deal.

  • We can’t give up on idea of a nuke-free world

    Feb 05, 2021 20:12

    While 122 countries voted to ban nuclear weapons, the United States pursued a project to threaten China with a nuclear attack. In August 2019, the US withdrew from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, tested two intermediate-range missiles, and then posted an order for a variety of cruise and ballistic missiles.

  • US must commit to arms reduction if it wants North Korea to do so

    Dec 31, 2020 09:35

    North Korea says the only way it will give up its nuclear weapons is if the U.S. “abandons its hostile policy,” — in other words, takes reciprocal steps toward arms reduction — but so far, Washington has made no moves nor indicated any intention of moving toward that goal.

  • 75 years later, victims of nuclear bomb tests on U.S. soil still seek justice

    Nov 19, 2020 19:33

    More than 1,000 nuclear bomb tests have been conducted in the U.S. between 1945 and 1992. A total of 100 above-ground tests were conducted at the Nevada test site from 1951 to 1962. The winds carried radioactive fallout for thousands of kilometers. Hundreds of millions of people living in the U.S. have been exposed to varying levels of radiation over the years, unknown to them.

  • The quest for a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons

    Nov 03, 2020 20:56

    Of all the weapons created throughout human history, nuclear weapons are the most destructive and indiscriminate. They are capable of causing enormous devastation involving “uniquely persistent, spreading, genetically damaging radioactive fallout.”

  • The nuclearization of American diplomacy

    Oct 18, 2020 11:00

    States have long engaged in military operations to intimidate other powers. Once upon a distant time, this would have been called “gunboat diplomacy” and naval vessels would have been the instruments of choice for such missions. The arrival of nuclear arms made such operations far more dangerous. However, this didn’t stop the US regime from using weaponry of this sort as tools of intimidation throughout the Cold War.

  • Truman’s war crimes at Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Aug 10, 2020 15:15

    This month marks the 75th anniversary of the US atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. While proponents of the bombings have long justified them on the basis that they shortened World War II, the fact is that they were war crimes. The only reason why former US President Harry S. Truman and the pilots who dropped the bombs were not prosecuted as war criminals is because the United States ended up winning the war.

  • 80 lawmakers demand Trump ditch any thought of resuming 'dangerously provocative' nuclear tests

    Jun 12, 2020 08:50

    A group of 80 Democratic federal lawmakers on Monday called on US President Donald Trump to drop his reported consideration of atomic bomb nuclear testing, calling it an "awful" and "dangerously provocative" proposal that could give rise to "a new nuclear arms race."