Now U.S. Has Company in Raising Pressure on Iran Over Missile

In a letter to the United Nations Security Council, the four Western allies called Iran’s satellite launch last week “threatening and provocative.”

Alaska Looks at a Nuclear Threat, and Shrugs It Off

By KIRK JOHNSON July 13, 2017 ANCHORAGE — In Washington, the news that North Korea may have developed an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting Alaska set off a wave of anxiety. But here in Alaska — already home to survivalists,...

Leonard Reiffel, Who Studied Lunar Nuclear Bomb, Dies at 89

Dr. Reiffel revealed that the Air Force had been interested in staging a surprise explosion on or near the moon, and that its goal was propaganda.

News Analysis: Trump Responds to North Korean Missile Launch With Uncharacteristic Restraint

The president seemed intent on showing that he would not be baited into a confrontation every time an American adversary tried to provoke him.

Leonard Perroots, General Who Defused Nuclear Crisis With Soviets, Dies at 83

He saw the signs of an elevated Soviet military alert in Eastern Europe but decided not to respond, perhaps preventing a spiral into nuclear war.