nuclear weapons

Pompeo Announces End of Obama-Era Iran Sanctions Waivers

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday announced he is “ending the sanctions waiver for JCPOA-related projects in Iran, effective in 60 days.” JCPOA stands for Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the formal name of the nuclear deal struck by former President Barack Obama. 

Pompeo

U.N. Report: North Korea Never Stopped Nuclear Program

An alleged United Nations report unearthed by Reuters on Monday concluded that at no time in 2019 did the communist regime in North Korea stop its nuclear weapons program, raising questions as to why allies Russia and China insisted the U.S. support relieving Pyongyang of those sanctions as a reward for halting nuclear development.

A man watches a television news programme showing file footage of North Korea's missile test, at a railway station in Seoul on January 1, 2020. - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared an end to its moratoriums on nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missile tests and threatened a demonstration …

Netanyahu Warns Iran: ‘Israel Knows What You’re Doing’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday exposed a secret facility in central Iran that he said was used for nuclear weapons research until the Iranians realized Israel knew of its existence. At that point, according to Netanyahu, the site was hastily “wiped out” and the evidence of nuclear research was “destroyed.”

Netanyahu

Erdogan ‘Cannot Accept’ Nuclear Powers Denying Nuclear Weapons to Turkey

In a belligerent speech to officials of his ruling AKP party on Wednesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he “cannot accept” nuclear powers denying Turkey access to nuclear weapons of its own, and threatened to “open the gates” and flood Europe with Syrian refugees if the United States does not work with Turkey to resettle the refugees in a new “safe zone.”

Turkish President and leader of Justice and Development (AK) Party Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during AK Party's extended meeting of Provincial heads at AK Party Headquarters in Ankara on September 5, 2019. (Photo by Adem ALTAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read ADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images)