Weapons of Mass destruction

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A Drunk and Disorderly Call Led Cops to Potential 'Weapon of Mass Destruction'

Police found explosive chemicals, bottled urine, and a lunchbox bomb at a Florida home.
Drew Schwartz
11.14.17
NORTH KOREA

North Korea trolls Trump with threat to test long-range missile

Keegan Hamilton
6.12.17
Trump

Memo to Trump: We’re Already Updating the US Nuclear Arsenal

Recent rhetoric from the US President-elect was 'baseless and reckless,' and we already have more nukes than necessary.
Matthew Gault
12.23.16
Chilcot Inquiry

'He's bad; we're good' —Tony Blair's notes to George Bush on Iraq war revealed

The British prime minister could be gushing in his praise for the American president, but very much aware that the Iraq war could ruin their legacy in history.
Sarah Francoise
7.6.16
Europe

British Chilcot report slams Tony Blair for joining Iraq war

The report criticized the legal basis for the UK joining the 2003 US-led invasion and said there was no imminent threat from Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein at the time.
VICE News and Reuters
7.6.16
News

Do These Picturesque Scottish Towns Need Nuclear Submarines to Survive?

The economy of towns and villages around the Faslane nuclear base rely on weapons of mass destruction that could kill us all.
Liam Turbett
2.26.16
middle east

Some 'Highly Dangerous' Radioactive Material That Went Missing in Iraq Has Been Found

The material, which is used in the oil industry, was found dumped near a gas station in southern Iraq four months after it was stolen from a US company.
Reuters News Agency
2.21.16
middle east

Our Man in Iraq: Ahmed Chalabi, Advocate of Iraq Invasion, Dies at 71

The Iraqi politician's opposition group supplied faulty intelligence about Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction program that were a key part of the Bush administration’s case for the US invasion of Iraq in 2003.
David Enders
11.3.15
Europe

We Might Finally Get Some Truth About the UK’s Role in Iraq — But Not Until Next Year

Launched in 2009, the Chilcot Inquiry was tasked with examining the country’s involvement in the Iraq War. Costing millions of pounds to the UK taxpayer, and suffering from years of delay, the report is finally on the horizon.
Jenna Corderoy
10.29.15
News

This Map Visualizes Every Nuclear Detonation on Earth

The visualization counts 2153 detonations to date.
Emiko Jozuka
8.11.15
tech

The Obscure Chinese Businessman Accused of Selling Ballistic Missile Parts to Iran

Li Fang Wei has been attracting the attention of the US government for years and has a $5 million FBI bounty on him—but he won't stop selling equipment to Iran that could be used in missiles.
Nick Gillard and Daniel Salisbury
7.23.15
defense & security

A Former CIA Official Apologizes to 'Every American' For Iraq Intelligence Failures

Former CIA deputy director Michael Morell admits the intelligence on Iraq's supposed WMD was bad — but he stands by the agency's so-called 'enhanced interrogation' methods.
Jason Leopold
6.25.15
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