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10 nations urge new push for non-proliferation

Japan, Canada, Australia, Germany and six other nations urged other countries in the international community Saturday to renew efforts to prevent the proliferation of nuclear material.Full story

New WikiLeaks docs focus on Gitmo, bin Laden

  More than 700 classified military documents were leaked by anti-secrecy group Wikileaks. Within the leaked documents is information about a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who is now supporting Libyan rebels. NBC’s Michael Isikoff report.

Pakistan test-fires new nuclear-capable missile

Pakistan's military says it has test-fired a newly developed short-range missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead. Full story

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US and Pakistan struggle with 'unhappy' alliance

Iran to build new nuclear research reactors-report

Iran says atomic progress resumes after power plant delay

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U.N. nuclear agency inspects Syria's Homs site

Nuclear Power's Next Fuel Is a Blast from the Past

Nagasaki survivor calmly waits out nuclear crisis in Tokyo

Military action if Iran sanctions fail: Netanyahu

Nagasaki survivor: People seem 'too sensitive'

Syria "can't be allowed" to block nuclear probe: U.S.


  Hiroshima loss inspires American doctor

Dr. Ritsuko Komaki grew up in Hiroshima, Japan, but was living in a town hundreds of miles away when the atomic bomb was dropped. Inspired by the loss of a childhood friend in Hiroshima, she became a radiation oncologist with the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Komaki discusses her friend and

  Cyber worm stops Iran nukes?

Did a computer worm created by Israel sabotaged Iran's nuclear centrifuges? Msnbc's Alex Witt talks with Newsweek's Christopher Dickey.

  'Two bombs worth' of nuclear material secured

Rachel Maddow interviews Thomas D'Agostino, head of the National Nuclear Security Administration, about the removal of weapons grade uranium from Ukraine, avoiding a potential global catastrophe.

  Nuclear and 9/11 legislation looms

Two legislative turning points loom in the Senate today – the mutual reduction of nuclear warheads for both the United States and Russia, followed by a costly 9/11 health-related bill aimed to help those who responded first to the site of the attack. NBC’s Kelly O’Donnell reports from Capitol Hill.

  Political timing behind GOP’s START protests?

Are Republican objections to the nuclear arms treaty motivated by a desire to keep the president from enjoying successive victories before the new year? Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, joins the Morning Joe gang to discuss.

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