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Korea will use nuclear weapons in exchange for normalization with US http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/111006/wikileaks-north-korea-nuclear-weapons <p> North Korea will use its nuclear weapons as the &quot;final card&quot; in exchange for the normalization of ties with the United States, reports Arirang, a Korean television station.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/111006/wikileaks-north-korea-nuclear-weapons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Kim Jong-Il North Korea nuclear weapons World Leaders Conflict Zones Asia-Pacific Diplomacy Thu, 06 Oct 2011 14:53:00 +0000 News Desk 5677039 at http://www.globalpost.com Tehran denies nuclear weapons allegations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/111105/tehran-denies-nuclear-weapons-allegations <p> An atomic monitoring agency is planning to release a report alleging Iran has been secretly working to develop a nuclear weapons program.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/111105/tehran-denies-nuclear-weapons-allegations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iran nuclear weapons World Leaders Politics Middle East United States Sat, 05 Nov 2011 19:28:09 +0000 Kyle Kim 5680444 at http://www.globalpost.com Shimon Peres: Israel should not attack 'morally corrupt' Iran, says president http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/111115/shimon-peres-israel-should-not-attack-iran <p> Peres said he would prefer to see economic and political sanctions used to attack Iran &quot;in the moral sense.&quot;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/111115/shimon-peres-israel-should-not-attack-iran" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iran nuclear weapons World Leaders Diplomacy Military Israel and Palestine Middle East Tue, 15 Nov 2011 13:32:00 +0000 News Desk 5681365 at http://www.globalpost.com UN nuclear agency wants to send mission to Iran http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/111117/un-nuclear-agency-wants-send-mission-iran <p> &quot;Iran has a clear case to answer,&quot; says the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Yukiya Amano.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/111117/un-nuclear-agency-wants-send-mission-iran" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iran nuclear weapons United Nations Middle East Thu, 17 Nov 2011 14:48:00 +0000 News Desk 5681631 at http://www.globalpost.com EU tightens sanctions on Iran over nuclear program http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/111201/eu-tightens-sanctions-iran-over-nuclear-program <p> UK Foreign Secretary William Hague pushed for tougher sanctions on Iran ahead of EU talks in Brussels, but denied Britain was seeking revenge for an attack on its embassy in Tehran.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/111201/eu-tightens-sanctions-iran-over-nuclear-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> European Union Iran Nuclear nuclear weapons Diplomacy Europe Germany Middle East United Kingdom Thu, 01 Dec 2011 13:31:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5683023 at http://www.globalpost.com IAEA confirms uranium enrichment in Iran http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/green/energy/120109/iaea-confirms-uranium-enrichment-iran-united-nations <p> &ldquo;The IAEA can confirm that Iran has started the production of uranium enriched up to 20 percent in U-235 using IR-1 centrifuges in the Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant,&rdquo; IAEA spokesman Gill Tudor said in an e-mail.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/green/energy/120109/iaea-confirms-uranium-enrichment-iran-united-nations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iran nuclear weapons Diplomacy Energy United States Mon, 09 Jan 2012 22:06:18 +0000 Samantha Stainburn 5686590 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel reacts: Iran scientist assassination http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120111/israel-iran-scientist-nuclear <p> TEL AVIV &mdash; Israeli Home Front Minister told Israel Army Radio, &ldquo;I don&rsquo;t relate to this as an accident. I see it as part and parcel of the sanctions against Iran.&quot;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120111/israel-iran-scientist-nuclear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iran nuclear weapons Diplomacy Energy Israel and Palestine Wed, 11 Jan 2012 17:48:54 +0000 Noga Tarnopolsky 5686956 at http://www.globalpost.com Iran's Ahmadinejad, Fidel Castro discuss war with Israel, US http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/que-pasa/ahmadinejad-iran-latin-america-fidel-castro-war-israel Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has finished up his tour of Latin America, as tensions between his country and Washington are on the up.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/que-pasa/ahmadinejad-iran-latin-america-fidel-castro-war-israel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ahmadinejad Chavez nuclear weapons World Leaders Diplomacy Brazil Venezuela Que pasa Fri, 13 Jan 2012 16:13:04 +0000 Girish Gupta 5687242 at http://www.globalpost.com EU's Iran oil embargo: reactions http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/eus-iran-oil-embargo-reactions <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Is the Iran oil embargo another staggering step towards war?</p> <p> The EU&#39;s <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120123/iran-sanction-eu-resolve-euro-crisis">Iran oil embargo</a> had been expected but that doesn&#39;t mean it won&#39;t significantly up the temperature.</p> <p> <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/jan/23/iran-oil-embargo-mean-war?CMP=twt_gu">Julian Borger</a> at The Guardian has a lengthy essay on what this means and how the EU action might lead Iran to indulge in &quot; ... harassment of the oil trade that would drive the price of crude up and keep it up, very much to Iran&#39;s benefit, but fall short of a casus belli for war. However, exercising such options requires subtlety and fine judgment on all sides and that is by no means a given. &quot;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/eus-iran-oil-embargo-reactions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> EU oil sanctions Greece Home Iran Israel Italy nuclear weapons recession Regions Rick Santorum Spain war France Europe Middle East United Kingdom Europa GlobalPost Blogs Mon, 23 Jan 2012 16:49:00 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5688485 at http://www.globalpost.com Iran unlikely to develop nuclear weapon in 2012 - ISIS report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120126/iran-nuclear-weapon-unlikely-2012-isis-report <br /> "Iran is unlikely to break out in 2012, in great part because it is deterred from doing so," according to the Institute for Science and International Security.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120126/iran-nuclear-weapon-unlikely-2012-isis-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iran nuclear weapons United Nations Middle East Thu, 26 Jan 2012 11:25:00 +0000 News Desk 5688998 at http://www.globalpost.com North Korea will "mass produce" nuclear weapons http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120702/north-korea-nuclear-weapons-kim-jong-Il According to documents reportedly found by the Japanese press, late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il had ordered that the country "mass-produce" nuclear weapons.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120702/north-korea-nuclear-weapons-kim-jong-Il" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Kim Jong Il Kim Jong Un North Korea nuclear weapons World Leaders Asia-Pacific Energy Politics Mon, 02 Jul 2012 20:24:00 +0000 Adam Taylor, Business Insider 5710321 at http://www.globalpost.com Chatter: A North Korean nuclear test isn't so imminent after all http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-north-korean-nuclear-test-isnt-so-imminent-after-all South Korea backtracks on its claim that North Korea appeared to be preparing a nuclear test, Syria's capital is car-bombed, Chile's national poet is exhumed, and in Gaza, it's a short back and sides or nothing.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-north-korean-nuclear-test-isnt-so-imminent-after-all" target="_blank">read more</a></p> nuclear weapons Asia-Pacific Chatter North Korea South Korea Mon, 08 Apr 2013 11:19:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5805423 at http://www.globalpost.com North Korea could eventually develop long-range nuclear missile, Pentagon says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130503/north-korea-long-range-nuclear-missile-pentagon "North Korea will move closer to this goal, as well as increase the threat it poses to US forces and allies in the region, if it continues testing and devoting scarce regime resources to these programs," the Pentagon said.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130503/north-korea-long-range-nuclear-missile-pentagon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Need to Know nuclear weapons North Korea South Korea United States Fri, 03 May 2013 08:23:16 +0000 Jessica Phelan and Geoffrey Cain 5830329 at http://www.globalpost.com Denuclearized North Korea was Kim Jong Il's 'dying wish,' says diplomat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/north-korea/130620/denuclearized-north-korea-kim-jong-il-kim-il-sung SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea's founding father, Kim Il Sung, and his son and successor, Kim Jong Il, both wanted to banish nuclear weapons from the Korean peninsula, a North Korean diplomat claimed Wednesday as he renewed his government's call for international talks.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/north-korea/130620/denuclearized-north-korea-kim-jong-il-kim-il-sung" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Korea Crisis Need to Know nuclear weapons Japan North Korea South Korea United States Thu, 20 Jun 2013 08:58:59 +0000 Geoffrey Cain and News Desk 5862108 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama’s nuclear reduction proposal falls flat in Moscow http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/russia/130620/obama-putin-nuclear-reduction-proposal-moscow <p>MOSCOW &mdash; Russia has poured cold water on President Obama&rsquo;s proposal to reduce the number of each side&#39;s warheads by a third, which struck an uneasy chord in a country whose nuclear arsenal provides the primary guarantee of national security.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/russia/130620/obama-putin-nuclear-reduction-proposal-moscow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Need to Know nuclear weapons World Leaders Military Russia United States Fri, 21 Jun 2013 00:25:59 +0000 Dan Peleschuk 5862743 at http://www.globalpost.com