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  • The Red Line on Iran Nukes     Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 7:41 PM ET

    In an interview with an Egyptian newspaper, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says Iran is "already a nuclear state," and that Iran has no intention of launching an attack on Israel. Danielle Pletka, American Enterprise Institute, offers insight.

  • China Needs To Cut North Korea Loose: Pro     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 5:30 PM ET

    Sean King, Senior Vice President, Park Strategies expects North Korea to carry through with its threat of rocket launches. He says that China needs to cut ties with North Korea.

  • North Korea to Target US With Nuclear, Rocket Tests Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 3:03 AM ET

    North Korea said on Thursday it would carry out further rocket launches and a nuclear test that would target the United States, dramatically stepping up its threats against a country it called its "sworn enemy".

  • The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday unanimously condemned North Korea's December rocket launch and expanded existing U.N. sanctions, eliciting a vow from Pyongyang to boost the North's military and nuclear capabilities.

  • Wien's Top Prediction for 2013     Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 8:57 AM ET

    Byron Wien, Blackstone Advisory Partners vice chairman, shares his final market surprise: Iran increasing its nuclear capabilities this year.

  • South Korea Vote Will Change Policy Toward North Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 7:12 PM ET

    No matter who wins South Korea's presidential election on Wednesday, the end is near for the hard-line policy on North Korea promoted by the departing president: the two top candidates both agree on a more moderate approach.

  • For North Korea, Next Step Is a Nuclear Test Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | 1:39 AM ET
    South Korean conservative activists burn anti-North Korean placards during a protest denouncing North Korea's rocket launch, in Seoul on December 12, 2012.

    After rattling the world on Wednesday by putting a satellite into orbit, North Korea's next step will likely be a nuclear test, which would be the third conducted by the reclusive and unpredictable state.

  • North Korea's Nuclear Progress Left Unchecked     Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012 | 7:35 PM ET

    Andrew Gilholm, Head of Asia Analysis, Control Risks says North Korea has gradually developed its nuclear and missile technology in the last 20 years without any real obstacles from the global community.

  • *Some nuclear experts worry about proliferation risks* They say laser enrichment plants smaller, harder to detect* Iran says it "possesses" laser know-how but won't use it By Fredrik Dahl.

  • Last night I had the great honor of interviewing legendary Manhattan district attorney Robert Morgenthau regarding his office’s role in uncovering a rogue Chinese operation charged with selling weapons of mass destruction to Iran.

  • Obama Urges Europe to Work with US on Security Thursday, 24 Jul 2008 | 4:07 PM ET
    Barack Obama

    U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama urged Europe on Thursday to stand by the United States in bringing stability to Afghanistan and confronting other threats from climate change to nuclear proliferation.

  • Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

    U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice accused Iran on Monday of using stalling tactics and warned Tehran it faced more sanctions if it flouted a two-week deadline to curb its nuclear program.

  • UK's Brown Warns Iran in Nuclear Standoff Sunday, 20 Jul 2008 | 10:14 PM ET
    British Prime Minister Gordon Brown.

    In the first speech to the Israeli Knesset by a British prime minister, Gordon Brown on Monday will warn Iran it faces growing isolation if it rejects an offer from major powers on its disputed nuclear program.

  • North Korea Expected to Hand Over Nuclear Report Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | 1:11 AM ET
    Nuclear Power Plant

    North Korea is widely expected to hand China a long-delayed account of its shadowy nuclear activities on Thursday, a key step that could see it removed from Washington's list of terrorist states as well as win it diplomatic recognition and desperately needed fuel.

  • Nuclear Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 3:53 PM ET
    Nuclear Power Plant

    Nuclear power may indeed be poised for a renaissance as many in the industry hope, but there have been false promises in the past.

  • Norway Oil Fund Bans Firms on Ethical Grounds Friday, 11 Jan 2008 | 7:40 AM ET

    Norway has excluded one British, one South Korean and one U.S. company involved in arms production from its $380 billion oil fund on ethical grounds, the Norwegian finance minister announced on Friday.

  • One-on-One With Rudy Giuliani Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | 4:07 PM ET

    The Republican presidential candidate talks energy independence, trade tariffs and the mortgage crisis with Mad Money's Jim Cramer.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Stephen Schork, editor of The Schork Report, told CNBC’s “Morning Call” that he expects gasoline prices to decline by summer to a nationwide average of about $2.70 a gallon. He said gasoline supplies always decline at this time of year as refiners build their supply of crude oil to prepare for the summer driving season. The drop in gasoline supplies creates a temporary spike in prices.

  • Is American Ecology Too Hazardous to Handle? Thursday, 1 Mar 2007 | 7:02 PM ET

    Cramer recommended American Ecology on Jan. 10 at about $18. The stock popped to $20 and then dipped back to down to its starting point. Now he’s wondering if it’s worth holding on to.

  • Analyst: China Reactor Deal Needs Watching Monday, 18 Dec 2006 | 2:16 PM ET

    China is buying 4 nuclear reactors from Westinghouse (acquired this year by Japan's Toshiba). Sounds like a big win for American technology. But critics are concerned that the U.S. is selling off its competitive and technical edge. On today’s “Power Lunch” Bill Griffeth asked “When it comes to American ingenuity – are we giving away the store?”