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Pompeo meets EU’s top diplomat after Pence’s Iran accusations

By admin

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with the EU's top diplomat in Brussels on Friday (15 February), a day after Vice President Mike Pence accused America's traditional European allies of trying to undermine U.S. sanctions against Iran.

An opportunity for transatlantic unity on Iran

By Alejo Vidal-Quadras

This week marks the 40th anniversary of the revolution that overthrew the Shah in Iran and created the Islamic Republic. It is a good time to review the position of the European Union and its member states towards this totalitarian theocracy, argues Alejo Vidal-Quadras.

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NATO in search of options to prepare for post-INF world

By Alexandra Brzozowski

In the aftermath of US President Trump's withdrawal from the landmark nuclear arms-control accord earlier this month, NATO allies on Wednesday (13 January) met in Brussels to plan for a future that includes a “Russia with more missiles.”

Op-Docs: The Atomic Soldiers

By MORGAN KNIBBE

They served at ground zero — and it has haunted them ever since.

Iran celebrates Islamic Revolution with threats to U.S., vows to boost ballistic missiles

By Barnini Chakraborty

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians on Monday marched on the streets of Tehran, burning American flags and taunting the West as it celebrated the Islamic Revolution's 40th anniversary by vowing to boost its ballistic missiles in defiance of U.S. efforts to curb its military. 

Iran celebrates Islamic Revolution with threats to U.S., vows to boost ballistic missiles

By Barnini Chakraborty

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians on Monday marched on the streets of Tehran, burning American flags and taunting the West as it celebrated the Islamic Revolution's 40th anniversary by vowing to boost its ballistic missiles in defiance of U.S. efforts to curb its military. 

Pompeo begins tour in long-overlooked central Europe

By Georgi Gotev

When Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits Hungary, Slovakia and Poland this week he wants to make up for a lack of US engagement that opened the door to more Chinese and Russian influence in central Europe, administration officials say.

Books of The Times: An Enthralling and Terrifying History of the Nuclear Meltdown at Chernobyl

By JENNIFER SZALAI

In “Midnight in Chernobyl,” the journalist Adam Higginbotham reconstructs the disaster from the ground up, recounting the prelude to it as well as its aftermath.

France conducts nuclear strike simulation, seen as message to Moscow amid tensions

By Louis Casiano

The French air force on Tuesday announced it had conducted a rare simulation test launch of a nuclear cruise missile just days after the United States announced it will withdraw from a Cold War-era arms control treaty with Russia

France conducts nuclear strike simulation, seen as message to Moscow amid tensions

By Louis Casiano

The French air force on Tuesday announced it had conducted a rare simulation test launch of a nuclear cruise missile just days after the United States announced it will withdraw from a Cold War-era arms control treaty with Russia

France and Germany to launch first contracts on future combat jets

By Georgi Gotev

France and Germany will on Wednesday (6 February) announce a 65 million euros contract financed equally by both countries over two years as the first act of the joint programme to design a next-generation combat jet, a French army source said.

Nonfiction: A Sensible Climate Change Solution, Borrowed From Sweden

By RICHARD RHODES

In “A Bright Future,” Joshua S. Goldstein and Staffan A. Qvist look to Europe for examples of how nuclear energy can help solve the global warming crisis.

Russia must develop new missile systems in response to US withdrawal from treaty, minister says

By Lukas Mikelionis

Russia’s top minister said Russia must build a new land-based cruise missile and a new a new land-based hypersonic missile by 2021 in response to the U.S. withdrawal from a major arms-control treaty with the country.

Russia must develop new missile systems in response to US withdrawal from treaty, minister says

By Lukas Mikelionis

Russia’s top minister said Russia must build a new land-based cruise missile and a new a new land-based hypersonic missile by 2021 in response to the U.S. withdrawal from a major arms-control treaty with the country.

EU condemns Iran’s missile launches, β€˜hostile’ activities

By Alexandra Brzozowski

In a joint statement unanimously adopted by the bloc's ambassadors on Monday (4 February), the EU voiced its concerns over Iran's recent ballistic missile launches and called on Tehran to put an "immediate end" to its "unacceptable behaviour" or risk destabilising the region.

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