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A U.S. Marine Corps F-35B short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) fighter jet drops a laser-guided bomb during its first guided weapons release test at Edwards Air Force Base, California October 29, 2013. REUTERS/US Navy/Handout via Reuters

Russian Media Claims U.S. Sending Next-Gen Nuclear Bombs to Turkey

According to a Russian state media report related by Turkey’s Hurriyet Daily News, the United States is planning to send next-generation B61 nuclear gravity bombs to NATO bases in several European countries, including Turkey. The bomb is said to be compatible with F-35 joint strike fighters, which Turkey is also due to receive amid some controversy.

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Japanese PM Lambasts Obama for Murder of Citizen by U.S. Marine

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed “profound resentment” and noted that he has “firmly lodged a protest” as he made the unusual move of publicly lecturing President Barack Obama for the murder of an Okinawa resident by a former U.S. Marine.

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Iran Deal: San Diego Rep. Scott Peters Announces Support

Rep. Scott Peters (D-CA) will vote for the nuclear Iran deal. In a late Thursday op-ed for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Peters wrote, “the JCPOA is our best tool to prevent Iran from building a nuclear weapon for at least

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IAEA Report Proves Iran Was Researching Nuclear Missiles

Iran was heavily involved in nuclear weapons research, according to documents given to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in 2005. To date, Iran has refused to acknowledge this past work on nuclear weapons, but IAEA reports leave no doubt the documents are credible and described research only suitable for a nuclear arms.

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Administration Declassifies Top-Secret Doc That Reveals Israel’s Nuclear Secrets

The Pentagon has declassified a document that was once labeled “top-secret,” which goes into sophisticated detail about Israel’s nuclear weapons program. The document was released quietly just prior to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s March 3 speech to a joint session of Congress.

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Royce Pens Bipartisan Letter to Obama Against Iran Deal

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) and Ranking Member of the Committee Rep. Elliot Engel (D-NY) distributed an undated, bipartisan letter they intend to send to President Barack Obama as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s addresses a joint session of Congress. The letter underscores the widely-held belief that Iran cannot be trusted, particularly when taking into accounting the secretive nature of its past weapons program.