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  • The hidden nuclear battle between Russia and US Sunday, 23 Mar 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    Cooling towers from the Limerick Generating Station, a nuclear power plant in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.

    Russia has quietly taken the lead in the $500 billion nuclear export market, building new facilities as the U.S. sits on the sidelines.

  • China tells Japan: Drop the Dr. Strangelove act! Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 11:18 AM ET

    China is demanding Japan get rid of its "bomb in the basement," and drop plans to open a new reactor this fall.

  • Landmark Iran nuclear deal to take effect January 20 Sunday, 12 Jan 2014 | 6:32 PM ET
    Iran's ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency, Reza Najafi.

    A deal for Iran to freeze parts of its nuclear program in return for sanctions relief will take effect on January 20.

  • Yair Lapid, Israel's finance minister, downplays the dispute between the U.S. and Israel over the Iran nuclear deal saying that it's "okay to have disputes within the family".

  • Iran deal alienate Israel?     Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 7:52 PM ET

    Amb. Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York, discusses the U.S deal with Iran over nuclear weapons.

  • 'Bad negotiating tactics': Dershowitz     Monday, 25 Nov 2013 | 7:52 PM ET

    Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz discusses the deal to scale back Iran's nuclear operations in exchange for sanctions relief.

  • Congress to push stronger sanctions?     Monday, 25 Nov 2013 | 7:08 PM ET

    Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., says the nuclear deal benefits Iran while the U.S. gets nothing.

  • Iran deal almost meaningless: Pro     Monday, 25 Nov 2013 | 7:03 PM ET

    Michael Rubin, American Enterprise Institute, and Peter Brookes, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, discuss the negotiated deal with Iran on nuclear limits.

  • Iran agrees to nuclear limits     Monday, 25 Nov 2013 | 7:01 PM ET

    NBC's Steve Handelsman reports on the White House's deal to curb Iran's nuclear program.

  • Iran nuclear deal marks significant progress     Sunday, 24 Nov 2013 | 10:00 PM ET

    Kingsley Jones, Founder and CIO at Jevons Global tells CNBC's Cash Flow how to play the Iranian nuclear deal.

  • Nuclear deal now places burden on Tehran     Sunday, 24 Nov 2013 | 8:01 PM ET

    NBC's Andrea Mitchell reports on the details of Iran's interim nuclear deal.

  • Pres. Obama's UN address focuses on Middle East     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 10:10 AM ET

    President Obama addresses the 68th session of the U.N. General Assembly. In his speech he calls for world leaders to stand up to Syrian President Assad over his use of chemical weapons through diplomatic measure. But the President also counters that the U.S. is "prepared to us all elements of our power, including military force" to secure our core interest in the region.

  • Two separate questions on Syria: Experts     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 11:36 AM ET

    The U.S. should intervene in Syria but also needs to think very carefully about forcing Bashar Assad out of office, says Douglas Ollivant, New America Foundation, discussing America's response to alleged charges Syria used chemical weapons on civilians. And David Gordon, Eurasia Group, explains why the much bigger stakes in the Middle East are about nuclear weapons confrontation with Iran.

  • Is the Kaesong deal a real sign of progress?     Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 9:46 PM ET

    Joseph DeTrani, President of Intelligence and National Security Alliance, says the two Koreas' plan to reopen Kaesong is a positive development, but doubts remain over the path Kim Jong-un is taking.

  • Reining in North Korea     Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 9:22 PM ET

    Troy Stangarone, Senior Director, Congressional Affairs & Trade at the Korea Economic Institute, discusses how China and South Korea can work together to denuclearize North Korea.

  • President Obama Speaks in Germany     Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 10:35 AM ET

    President Obama, speaking in Berlin, proposes deep cuts to America's nuclear weapons and addressed the NSA surveillance program. He also discussed Ben Bernanke, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Iran Election to Impact Nuclear Policy?     Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 9:41 PM ET

    Daniel Serwer, Professor at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, does not think the presidential election will change Iran's nuclear program. It could renew the negotiation process, he says, but prospects of success remain small.

  • North Korea No-Show No Surprise     Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 9:15 PM ET

    Joseph Detrani, President of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, says pressure is mounting on North Korea to address the issue of denuclearization, so the break down of talks with South Korea is not surprising.

  • Iranian Hackers Targeting US Companies: WSJ     Friday, 24 May 2013 | 1:11 PM ET

    The UN said Iran has installed hundreds more centrifuges in a nuclear reactor which increases its capacity to refine uranium. A report from the WSJ says Iranian hackers are targeting U.S. companies, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Frank Cillufo, Homeland Security expert, offers insight.

  • North Korea Could Be 'Re-Calculating' Moves     Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 12:35 AM ET