There are reportedly disagreements between the United States and some of its key allies on whether Iran is, in fact, designing a warhead. David Sanger of The New York Times shares his thoughts on this debate.
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North Korea has pushed itself even further toward confrontation with major world powers after tests of a nuclear bomb and short-range missiles. Sheila A. Smith of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses the threat posed by North Korea, how countries in the region have responded and what comes next.
Following North Korea’s recent nuclear test, a Worldfocus contributing blogger describes Japan’s response and evaluates calls for the country to develop its own nuclear weapons to bolster its defense capabilities.
The nuclear standoff between North Korea and the rest of the world rose to a frightening new level on Monday as North Korea conducted its second test of a nuclear explosive. Charles Armstrong of Columbia University discusses the military and political significance of the nuclear test.
To get Iran to come to the negotiating table for talks on its nuclear program, the United States is proposing a shift in strategy, including possibly dropping the requirement that Tehran shut down its nuclear facilities during the early phases of negotiations. David Sanger of The New York Times discusses the implications of this potential shift in U.S. policy.
Carol Giacomo of The New York Times and Walter Russell Mead of the Council on Foreign Relations discuss the week's top stories: The continuing threat of piracy from Somalia's failed state, the terror threat in Britain and Europe and the nuclear ambitions of Iran and North Korea.
Carla Robbins of The New York Times and Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine discuss the week’s top stories: Pakistan, Iran's nuclear ambitions and a war of words between China and the U.S. over human rights.
Michael Levi of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses the Iranian government's announcement that it has started the final round of testing as it prepares to start up the country's first nuclear power plant.
Carla Robbins, Gideon Rose and Martin Savidge discuss the week's news, including Hillary Clinton, al-Qaeda and a nuclear Iran.