11 articles tagged "nuclear bomb"
Turkey Demands Shared Control of US Nukes at Incirlik before Lifting Siege of US Airmen
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 18, 2016

Erdogan tried holding US airmen to siege to gain control of nuclear weapons.

Rushed evacuation of US nukes from Incirlik
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 18, 2016

In an earthshaking Middle East development, the United States has begun secretly evacuating the tactical nuclear weapons it had stockpiled at the southern Turkish air base of Incirlik – another step towards folding American tents in the Middle East.

US at nuclear odds with Pakistan
US asks Pakistan to halt nuclear transfer to Saudis in respect of talks with Iran
DEBKAfile DEBKA Weekly February 18, 2014

Trapped in a paradox, the Obama administration asks Pakistan to hold back its nuclear arms transfer to Saudi Arabia to avoid upsetting the six-power nuclear talks with Iran. This is hugely ironic. Washington seeks to curb the nuclear race triggered by its own acquiescence to Iran’s price for diplomacy – recognizing its right to enrich uranium. The Pakistani-Saudi nuclear deal is one outcome of Obama’s inconsistent regional policies. Islamabad’s response is revealed in the coming issue of DEBKA Weekly out Friday, along with striking developments on Iran, Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and al Qaeda.  Don't miss this exciting issue. Subscribe here to DEBKA Weekly.


Saudis are buying nuclear-capable missiles from China
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 4, 2012

The Saudis, not invited to join negotiations either on Syria or Iran, have gone ahead with their own plans for beating Iran to the nuclear draw.


Flags of North Korea, China and Iran.
North Korea's coming power struggle and the Mid-East nuclear race
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis December 19, 2011

The sudden death of Kim Jong II of a heart attack aged 69, Monday, Dec. 19 confronts the world for the first time since the Cold War with a leaderless nuclear power about which it knows almost nothing. Though anointed heir, his youngest son Kim Jong-un is not expected to ride in without being challenged. The inevitable power struggle, which could be drawn out for years, may generate violence on and around the Peninsula and greater North Korean involvement in the Middle East nuclear race.

Aerial photo of Hasaka plant in Syria
NATO squeezes Assad: A Syrian uranium enrichment plant "discovered"
DEBKAfile Special Report November 1, 2011

The disclosure Tuesday, Nov. 1, by the International Atomic Energy Agency - that a spinning factory built in the northeastern Syrian town of Hasaka in 2003 was in fact an enriched uranium site - had a purpose: To crowd Bashar Assad into talking to the leaders of the revolt against him instead of slaughtering them. debkafile's intelligence sources report that although the NATO commander firmly denied an alliance role in Syria, NATO is already there – and not just  members like Turkey. 

Prince Khaled bin Sultan
Iran Backed Yemeni Rebellion for Foothold against Kingdom's Nuclear Center
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 23, 2010

For their secret Khamis Mushait nuclear center, the Saudis have acquired some low-grade enriched uranium and are planning light water and heavy water reactors. Iran exploited Yemen's civil war to steer the Houthi rebels into invading Saudi Arabia and heading toward its nuclear center.

Saudis lead the race
The Middle East nuclear race is already on
DEBKAfile DEBKA Weekly April 20, 2010

The Obama administration's nuclear initiatives and strategy for Iran have not managed to thwart a Middle East arms race. That race is well under way with Saudi Arabia in the van - as DEBKA-Net-Weekly reveals in exclusive detail in its latest issue out Friday.
Washington is now trying hard to grab the steering wheel and safeguard its Persian Gulf interests.
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US Secretary of State
US backs off speedy Iran sanctions promised Israel
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 2, 2010

Washington has reversed its drive for sanctions against Iran by the end of March, with or without the UN Security Council. On Feb. 25, Israeli defense minister Ehud Barak was given this early date in his talks with administration officials. On March 2, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Security Council action would take "several months." This sudden reversal has eased the strain on Tehran and left Israel high and dry.

North Korean ship heads to Syria
North Korean yellowcake was bound for Syria when Israel struck plant
DEBKAfile Special Report February 28, 2010

A North Korean shipment of 45 tons of yellowcake, enough for several nuclear bombs, was on its way to the nuclear plant under construction in northern Syria when it was destroyed by Israel in September 2007. Two years later, the consignment turned up in Iran, attesting to their closely integrated nuclear programs and hidden, undeclared stocks of high-grade nuclear fuel.


Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Iran Has All It Needs for "Breakout" to a Bomb
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 29, 2010


Obama's engagement strategy against Tehran's nuclear armament has failed. From February, Tehran will be able to build a nuclear device if it so chooses. Israeli must decide by May whether or not to take up its military option for knocking out Iran's nuclear installations.

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