Nuclear Weapons

Gorbachev: Putin, Trump should focus on arms control

Jun 22, 2018

Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev says that if Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump hold a summit, they should focus on curbing the US-Russia arms race and ensuring strategic stability

AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely claims progress on NKorea nukes

Jun 22, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump says North Korea has already begun ridding itself of nuclear weapons, but that's not what his Defense Department says

A need to verify NKorea nuclear pledges

Jun 22, 2018

The Trump administration has identified the missile test engine site that it says North Korea has pledged to destroy, but the president's latest comments raised new questions about what concessions Pyongyang has made

Iranian charged with plot to smuggle material from Illinois

Jun 21, 2018

A federal indictment accuses a 56-year-old Iranian businessman of trying to smuggle materials used in the missile industry and restricted under nuclear-nonproliferation rules from Illinois to Iran.

AP-NORC Poll: Majority approve of Trump's North Korea effort

Jun 21, 2018

A majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trump's handling of North Korea, but most don't think North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is serious about addressing international concerns about his country's nuclear weapons program

South Korea leader urges denuclearization steps from North

Jun 20, 2018

South Korea's president has urged North Korea to present a plan with concrete steps toward denuclearization, raising the pressure on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during his visit to Beijing

Halting S.Korea-US drills risks weakening N.Korea deterrence

Jun 20, 2018

Halting South Korea-US drills risks weakening the allies' deterrence against North Korea

China hopes for implementation of NKorea-US summit outcome

Jun 19, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping has told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he hopes Pyongyang and Washington can implement the outcome of last week's nuclear summit at which the sides agreed to work toward denuclearization in exchange for security guarantees

The Latest: Kim Jong Un meets with China's president

Jun 19, 2018

Chinese state TV has shown President Xi Jinping welcoming North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on a visit to Beijing

S. Korea: Joint US drills suspended to aid talks with North

Jun 19, 2018

South Korea says it believes the suspension of military drills with the U.S. in August will help maintain momentum in talks with North Korea on ending its nuclear program