Topic: Nuclear Weapons

Talks on Iranian nuclear program get nowhere, but future talks planned

A session of talks concluded Tuesday between six major powers and Iran over its nuclear program, with scarce signs of advancement.  The meeting was the first in 14 months among Iran and the five United Nations Security Council permanent members (the United States, Britain, France, China and Russia) plus Germany.  A further meeting was scheduled…

World Wide Web: Listen to Kanye

President Obama better think twice the next time he thinks about calling Kanye West a jackass. In the remix of his earth-shaking summer jam “Power,” the abomination of Obama’s nation drops a quick little line of epic diplomatic proportions: “Keep our troops out of Iran.” But will Obeezy listen to Yeezy? Obama has made it…

New missile could replace nuclear weapons

A new breed of weapons system is currently being considered for deployment by the Obama administration. Prompt Global Strike is a missile capable of reaching any inch of the earth within an hour of launch with such accuracy and force that it would greatly reduce the possibility of having to use nuclear weapons. This system…

Obama reaches arms control treaty with Russia

President Barack Obama and Russian Pres. Dmitry Medvedev finally reached an agreement regarding arms control last Thursday. The two world powers put aside their differences over the issue and began a new era of friendly negotiations. The New START pact was signed in the luxurious Prague Castle, and was filled with signs of mutual agreement…

U.S. and Russia continue nuclear talks

Perhaps one of the most storied issues in American political history continued with a new chapter this past weekend. President Barack Obama and Russian Pres. Dmitri Medvedev of Russia spoke about taking steps toward a disarmament agreement between the two nuclear-weapon powerhouses that would decrease both arsenals by about 25 percent. The talks stem from…

Iran moving in the wrong direction

Iran has begun enriching uranium to 20 percent – the level considered to be “highly enriched” and the threshold for setting off a nuclear reaction. Iranian Press-TV reported that the country formally informed the United Nations nuclear-watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency, of its intentions on Monday. This announcement comes on the heels of the…

World Wide Web: The Middle East arms race

In Obama’s speech to the Muslim World in Egypt this past summer, he spoke about how a nuclear Iran could trigger “a nuclear arms race in the Middle East that could lead this region and the world down a hugely dangerous path.” But here’s the unfortunate truth: the Middle East nuclear arms race has already…

Tensions high as nuclear talks begin

A little over a week ago, the international community was shocked to learn that Iran has been building a small underground nuclear facility that they have kept secret for years. President Barack Obama disclosed this information standing next to British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and French President Nicolas Sarkozy in a speech at the G-20…