What does North Korea want?

With the new missile test and the assessment reported by WaPo that North Korea might have a reliable nuclear capable intercontinental ballistic missile as soon as the next year, it seems clear that the nuclear capabilities of NK are improving significantly. In your opinion, what is a primary goal of NK nuclear program, to keep the regime safe from any external attack, or to have a capability to strike first, or probably both? Read few comments.

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Trump has nuclear codes. WHAT!? Or just so what?

On the scale from 1-10, when 1 is everything is OK, and 10 is a nuclear apocalypse, where do you think are we with Donald Trump? Do you consider the fact he gets nuclear codes as somehow risky, or not and why? And I am asking this questions also in the light of broader situation regarding nuclear weapons when suddenly at least from Russia in Europe it seems we have more discussions about nukes and how to use them.

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Is Russia putting nuclear rhetoric on the table?

Russia was ready to put nuclear forces on alert over Crimea, Putin says and according to reports Russia is deploying strategic bombers to Crimea, missiles to Kaliningrad. In the limelight of this events how do you perceive current Russian nuclear policy and should the West somehow react on this? Read few comments.

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US says Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty. Any implications?

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Should we accept North Korea’s nuclear program?

What can the world realistically do on North Korea’s nuclear program? What should be the best possible reaction after the third test?

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Does Iran continue on a nuclear quest?

An article based on the leaked cables in the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten claims that Iran has been developing contacts in more than thirty countries, in order to acquire the technology, equipment and raw materials needed to develop a nuclear bomb.

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Will the US and Russia renegotiate New START treaty?

Russian Duma prepares five amendments for the ratification of New START. During the heated debate the US Senate voted down the amendment of Senator John McCain with argument it could lead to the renegotiation of the treaty.

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