Latest "nuclear weapons" stories
Fears, questions about North Korea’s growing nuclear arsenal
North Korea claims its nuclear weapons are combat ready, but many foreign experts call the North’s claims propaganda.
Russia suspends only remaining major nuclear treaty with US
Speaking in his state-of-the-nation address, President Vladimr Putin said Russia should stand ready to resume nuclear weapons tests if the U.S. does so.
Austin urges Congress: Pass a timely budget
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin highlighted investments in military hardware, in research and in the Pacific region, adding “we’ve got more to do.”
Pentagon: Xi and Putin ‘edging toward an alliance’
Relationship is not a 'superficial partnership,' says DoD policy chief.
Biden National Defense Strategy tackles China, Russia, nuke deterrence
The administration’s first National Defense Strategy highlights Beijing’s growing military strength.
By Joe Gould and Meghann Myers