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Russian President Vladimir Putin in a C-Explorer 5 after a dive in the Baltic Sea.

Russia drops first video of Putin’s ‘Poseidon’ doomsday torpedo undergoing testing

Russia released a video of its Poseidon nuclear torpedo on Wednesday as the country pushes ahead with its doomsday device.
US President Donald Trump's hand may be forced as global pressure mounts over the Jamal Khashoggi crisis. Here he is pictured with Saudi leaders in Riyadh in May 2017.

Trump’s administration reportedly looked for ways to help Saudi Arabia build a nuclear weapon

Whistleblowers say Trump's officials tried to give the Saudis a clear path to a nuclear warhead by offering them technology with no strings attached.
A demonstrator next to burning cars during a protest against the attack on a bus that killed 44 Central Reserve Police Force personnel in south Kashmir on Thursday, in Jammu, February 15, 2019.

India unleashes its military on Pakistan after a terror attack stoked the feud between the nuclear rivals

If India engages in a cross-border strike as they appear set to, Pakistan would face pressure to retaliate and that would be "super dangerous."
President Donald Trump listens as his National Security Adviser John Bolton speaks during a presidential memorandum signing for the "Women's Global Development and Prosperity" initiative in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 7, 2019.

The White House burns the intelligence community again with a threatening message to Iran

National security adviser John Bolton has long advocated bombing Iran, and he delivered another address on Monday warning the country's regime.
Iran's Defence Minister Amir Hatami speaks during the unveiling ceremony at an exhibition in Tehran, Iran, February 2, 2019.

Iran built copies of a Soviet-era nuclear-capable missile without violating the nuclear deal

The landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal forbids them from building nuclear weapons, but the deal places no real limits on Iran's missile program.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) watching a launch,18 February 2004 at the Artic cosmodrome in Plesetsk.

Russian media threatens US with 100-megaton nuclear doomsday device after key arms treaty fails

"It cannot be excluded that one of the Poseidon with a 100 megaton nuclear warhead will lay low off the US coast, becoming 'the doomsday weapon.'"
A French Dassault Rafale flies above the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier.

France fires nuclear-capable missile in a rare show as Russia and the US feud over arms treaty

France fired a nuclear-capable missile from a fighter after the INF treaty that formed the cornerstone of European nuclear security collapsed.
An aerial photograph of Hiroshima, Japan, shortly after the 'Little Boy' atomic bomb was dropped in 1945.

We ranked the world’s nuclear arsenals — here’s why China’s came out on top

We spoke with a nuclear expert and concluded that China has the world's best nuclear arsenal — it's limited, safely stored, and a credible threat.
US Air Force technicians perform an electrical check on an LGM-30F Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile in its silo at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri on January 1, 1980.

Trump just reimagined how the US will fight nuclear wars — but it’s a losing battle with Russia

Russia already credits US missile defenses as the reason behind insanely dangerous new nuclear weapons, and this will likely make the problem worse.

Russian media threatens Europe with 200-megaton nuclear ‘doomsday’ device

Russia's Poseidon missile, which could end life on Earth, shows the country actually does prefer spectacularly dangerous nuclear weapons for bullying.