U.S. Nuclear Engineer, Spouse Charged for Trying to Sell Nuclear Submarine Secrets

United States law enforcement officials have charged a Maryland navy nuclear engineer and his wife for trying to sell nuclear submarine secrets to what they believed was a foreign state. According to the Justice Department, authorities arrested Jonathan and Diana …

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New Zealand to ban Australian Nuke Subs from Waters

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that Australia’s nuclear submarine fleet would be barred from entering New Zealand. On Wednesday, the three countries unveiled Aukus, a trilateral security alliance geared at countering China, which will involve assistance in developing …

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Iran Agrees to Allow UN Nuclear Watchdog to Service Monitoring Cameras at Nuclear Sites

Iran has agreed to allow the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the nuclear watchdog of the United Nations, to service cameras used to monitor Iranian nuclear facilities. According to a joint statement, Iran and the IAEA reached an agreement to …

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North Korea Appears to Have Restarted Nuclear Reactor, UN Says

North Korea appears to have restarted its Yongbyon nuclear reactor that is believed to produce plutonium after being inactive since December 2018, the United Nations (UN) atomic agency said. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said in its annual report …

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China Expands ICBM Arsenal, Causes Worry in the West

Researchers at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies in Monterey, California have released photos of alleged ICBM silos being constructed in the Gansu province. The photos show at least 119 nearly identical construction sites that are similar to existing …

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Rouhani: Western Sanctions to be Lifted

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Western nations will lift sanctions on oil, banking, and shipping during negotiations in Vienna. “All parties to the talks have agreed to lift all major sanctions on oil, petrochemicals, shipping, insurance, the central bank, and …

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South Korea Summons Japanese Envoy over Planned Release of Irradiated Fukushima Water

This article was updated at 2021-04-13 15:10.South Korea has summoned Japanese ambassador to Seoul following Japan’s decision to release the Fukushima nuclear wastewater into the Pacific Ocean in a cabinet meeting Tuesday. Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s cabinet has now …

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