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Middle East

Amid Gaza war, a beefed up Saudi nuke program is still on the table

Biden said recently that the Israeli normalization deal with the Gulf kingdom is still alive, and along with it will come serious proliferation risks.

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Global Crises

Great powers sweating bullets as nuclear ban treaty turns two

Activists and sympathetic diplomats are fighting hard to build on what one expert called ‘one of the few bright spots’ in disarmament.

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Europe

What if Ukraine had kept its nuclear weapons?

Some say Kyiv would have been in a better position today if it hadn't been disarmed following the fall of the Soviet Union.

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Global Crises

Keeping an eye on the prize: divisive US-Russia nuke talks must go on

The close of the Non-Proliferation Treaty review was a fail, but that doesn't mean parties can't persist in the pursuit of New START.

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Europe

There's a nuclear catastrophe on the horizon in Ukraine

The UN's top atomic official is calling on Russian and Ukrainian forces to halt all military activity at the Zaporizhzhia facility.

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Global Crises

Will 2022 be the year of nuclear proliferation?

Weapons reduction is really just a pipe dream now, as treaties are abandoned and great powers see the utility in ramping up.