uranium

Report: U.S. Knows Location of North Korea’s Secret Uranium Stash

According to a “diplomatic source” quoted by South Korean media, the United States knows where one of North Korea’s two uranium enrichment facilities is located and expects dictator Kim Jong-un to reveal the existence of both facilities to the world and invite international inspections.

This picture taken on July 4, 2017 and released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on July 5, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) celebrating the successful test-fire of the intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 at an undisclosed location. South Korea and the United States fired …

Former FBI Assistant Director: Maybe Robert Mueller Did Not Know About FBI’s Uranium One Investigation When He Was Director

“We don’t know what Mueller knew,” said Ron Hosko, former assistant director of the Criminal Investigative Division at the FBI, hedging against assumptions that former FBI Director Robert Mueller was familiar with federal investigations of Russian state attempts to procure uranium assets in the United States and Canada via illicit measures.

FILE - In this June 13, 2013 file photo, FBI Director Robert Mueller listens as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, as the House Judiciary Committee held an oversight hearing on the FBI. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team of lawyers investigating potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign …

Iran Orders Scientists to Develop Nuclear-Powered Boats

Enraged by the 10-year extension of America’s Iran Sanctions Act, which was recently voted through Congress and will likely be signed into law by President Obama, “moderate” Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared that Iranian nuclear scientists have been ordered to draw up plans for a nuclear-powered surface fleet.

In this picture taken on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, and released by the semi-official Fars News Agency, Iranian warship Alborz, foreground, prepares before leaving Iran's waters. Iran dispatched a naval destroyer and another logistic vessel, Wednesday to waters near Yemen as the United States quickened weapons supply to the Saudi-led …

U.S. Officials Fear Russian Smugglers May Sell Uranium on Black Market

Last month, there were reports of a joint effort between Eastern European countries, especially Moldova, and the FBI to crack down on nuclear smugglers. The deadly contraband for sale in those accounts was cesium, which could be used to create dirty bombs. The authorities were somewhat skeptical about these black marketeers possessing serious nuclear bomb fuel.

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Iran Stops Dismantling Uranium Centrifuges

President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran took another hit on Tuesday, as word arrived via Reuters that the Iranians have stopped dismantling centrifuges in two of their uranium enrichment plants.

Technicians work at a uranium processing site in Isfahan 340 km (211 miles) south of the Iranian capital Tehran, March 30, 2005. France, Britain and Germany are considering letting Iran keep nuclear technology that could be used to make bombs, an apparent move towards a compromise with Tehran, diplomats said …