'We have to spray gasoline on North Korea, and let the North Korean people set fire to it,' says Thae Yong-ho
It is the first time the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has ever made a decision based on the words of one person
'It is a frightening reality that the US now has a Commander-in-Chief who was making sweeping statements about US nuclear policy over Twitter'
Britain’s Trident missiles are in a common pool shared with the US and maintained at Kings Bay, Georgia. Without the cooperation of the Trump administration, Trident wouldn't last longer than a couple of months
Staff manufacture and maintain nuclear weapons including the Trident programme
Once fully developed a North Korean ICBM could threaten the continental United States
'Opportune time' after election of Donald Trump and impeachment of South Korean president, says Thae Yong-ho
Israeli Ministry of Defence forced to point out initial story 'completely fictitious'
The era in which we live is now officially described as an atomic Anthropocene, or the “age of humans”, an epoch defined by humans’ impact on the planet – and one of its most distinctive features is radiation. The fallout (both literal and figurative) from international nuclear weapons testing, nuclear energy and nuclear disasters are embedded in our environment, but also in our society. And this year, they’ve all suddenly become rather more noticeable, confronting us with some alarming questions we never thought we’d have to answer.
Unmanned submarines will reportedly be equipped with the largest nuclear weapons in existence, each capable of wiping out an area the size of England
Unless Obama can advance the agenda he set out in Prague in the next month and a half, President-elect Trump will inherit an exceedingly fragile world
New commander is described as having a 'low-key' style, which is expected to ease tensions between the military and government
Thirty eight countries voted against the resolution including five of the world's nine nuclear powers
John Skinner Wilson was 52 when he was asked to train recruits to Winston Churchill's Special Operations Executive (SOE)
‘How should we react to this? We have never before had Norway on the list of targets for our strategic weapons,’ says Frants Klintsevitsj
'We will not accept North Korea as a nuclear state, we will not accept North Korea's possession of nuclear weapons. Period,' US Deputy Secretary of State says