Archive for the 'Nuclear' Category

Gates Confirms What We All Know About Iran

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Iran, Nuclear

Apart from bombing the hell out of them, there’s really nothing we can do to stop Iran from gaining enhanced nuclear capabilities. Sure, sanctions help, but if China won’t play ball and stop importing their oil, we’ll never be able to control their actions. And Robert Gates echoes this… [...] in his memo, Mr. Gates […]

April 18th, 2010 | Permalink| 12 Comments »

Gates & Clinton Explain New Nuclear Policy & Treaty

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Military, Nuclear, Video

All of this is very straightforward, but it bears repeating since so many on the right cried foul last week. So, basically, this new policy will deter nations from taking the path that Iran and North Korea have taken since they know we won’t strike them with nuclear weapons…thus taking away a key argument from […]

April 11th, 2010 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

Iran and the China syndrome

By donar | Related entries in Cartoons, China, Iran, Nuclear, Political Graffiti

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September 30th, 2009 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

Drudge Lies About Iran Nuclear Story

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Foreign Policy, Iran, Lies, Media, Nuclear

There’s a difference between sensationalism and lying…and the above is a lie. The US has known that Iran had a second “secret” nuclear plant since at least 2002-2003. Here’s more from The Policy Page: The truth is that Iran only decided to reveal the existence of the uranium enrichment operation to the International Atomic Energy […]

September 26th, 2009 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Navy Destroyer To Intercept North Korean Ship?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in North Korea, Nuclear

Alan wrote yesterday about things heating up with North Korea, and nownuclear tensions are growing on the high seas… The U.S. military is preparing for a possible intercept of a North Korean flagged ship suspected of proliferating weapons material in violation of a U.N. Security Council resolution passed last Friday, FOX News has learned. The […]

June 19th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

China Puts North Korea Talks On Hold

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in China, North Korea, Nuclear

Looks like last week’s nuclear test angered a key ally too. From Bloomberg: China suspended government exchanges with North Korea after Kim Jong-Il’s regime last week tested a nuclear device and fired short-range missiles, Yonhap News said. China has halted plans to send officials to North Korea and won’t accept visits from Kim’s government either, […]

June 1st, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

North Korea Has Our Attention. Now What?

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in China, Foreign Policy, North Korea, Nuclear, Russia

Well, North Korea has the world’s attention. Exploding a nuclear bomb and launching missile tests will do that. All that’s left now is for the world to respond. North Korea has long been a foreign policy conundrum, frustrating a long line of U.S. presidents who’ve attempted to stop the so-called hermit nation from threatening its […]

May 26th, 2009 | Permalink| 16 Comments »

unclear testing

By donar | Related entries in Cartoons, Iran, North Korea, Nuclear, Political Graffiti

Before anyone jumps up and declares this cartoon tasteless, I do not condone genocide.  I just want to imply in a satirical way that these two regimes are shooting each other in the foot with their nuclear tests.  For now it may seem that they both have a long while to go before developing a […]

May 25th, 2009 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

North Korea’s opening day

By donar | Related entries in Cartoons, North Korea, Nuclear, Political Graffiti

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April 6th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

US And Russia Agree To Arms Deal Within The Year?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Military, Nuclear, Russia, United States

Some good news already from G20: After a meeting between the two men in London, on the eve of the G20 summit, President Obama also accepted an invitation to fly to Moscow in July, by which time both sides hope negotiators from both countries will have worked out an arms control deal to replace the […]

April 1st, 2009 | Permalink| 2 Comments »