Nuclear weapons

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Biden and South Korean president mull expanding joint military exercises
US president willing to meet Kim Jong-un, while Seoul says deployment of US ‘strategic assets’ was discussed

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

21, May, 2022 @10:18 AM

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White House braced for North Korean nuclear test during Biden’s Asia trip
National security adviser says intelligence reflects ‘long-range missile test or a nuclear test, or frankly both’

Julian Borger in Washington

18, May, 2022 @8:10 PM

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The world will not be safe until nuclear weapons are abolished | Letters
Letters: Whether by accident or design, these horrifying weapons will eventually be used, says Frank Jackson, while Douglas Saltmarshe writes about the role of CND

Letters

13, May, 2022 @3:57 PM

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Forgetting the apocalypse: why our nuclear fears faded – and why that’s dangerous
The long read: The horrors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki made the whole world afraid of the atomic bomb – even those who might launch one. Today that fear has mostly passed out of living memory, and with it we may have lost a crucial safeguard

Daniel Immerwahr

12, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Ireland condemns Russian TV for nuclear attack simulation
Russian state TV showed video of underwater missile and described possible destruction of Ireland and UK

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

03, May, 2022 @9:56 PM

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Ukraine war will not affect independence poll date, says Sturgeon
First minister refuses to rule out court action after being ordered to publish legal advice on second referendum

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

01, May, 2022 @1:09 PM

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The west won’t win in Ukraine without taking risks | Simon Tisdall
By many measures, Nato is already at war with Russia. The allies must now act decisively or stop stoking the fire

Simon Tisdall

01, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Putin’s nuclear threats: Russia is losing in Ukraine | Editorial
Editorial: With 2,000 tactical warheads at his disposal, we must hope the Russian president’s warnings are tactical

Editorial

29, Apr, 2022 @5:29 PM

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Time running out to reach Iran nuclear deal, warn experts
Letter signed by former diplomats says Iran close to developing nuclear weapons capability

Patrick Wintour, Diplomatic editor

26, Apr, 2022 @3:53 PM

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Prospect of Russia using nuclear arms in Ukraine fuels Finland’s Nato debate
Foreign minister Pekka Haavisto says Finns ‘on the streets’ are concerned with nuclear question

Pjotr Sauer in Helsinki

21, Apr, 2022 @6:23 PM

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Can’t I be anti-Nato in the Labour party? | Brief letters
Brief letters: Keir Starmer’s rebuke to Jeremy Corbyn | Ukraine’s white storks | Coronation Street’s silent character | Vladimir Putin and Gellert Grindelwald | Rugby league coverage

Letters

14, Apr, 2022 @5:23 PM

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UK military vaults upgraded to store new US nuclear weapons
A US 2023 budget request shows a UK is one of several European countries where investment is under way at ‘special weapons’ storage sites

Julian Borger in Washington and Dan Sabbagh

12, Apr, 2022 @7:25 PM

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