Russia withdraws from INF nuclear arms pact, after US move
Moscow has vowed to restart the development of medium-range nuclear missiles as it mirrors Washington's decision to withdraw from the 1987 arms control agreement. The split has the potential to incite a new arms race.
Russia's Vladimir Putin warns about growing threat of nuclear war
If the US puts intermediate-range missiles in Europe, Russia will take countermeasures, Putin said at his end-of-year press conference. He warned the "threshold" for the use of nuclear weapons was getting lower.
"A very sad day for North Korea" if the U.S. attacks: Trump
U.S. President Donald Trump says he would prefer to avoid military action to deal with North Korea's nuclear threat, but added that previous diplomatic efforts have failed to pressure Pyongyang from developing its missiles.
South Korea deploys THAAD amid protests
Protesters clash with thousands of police at a South Korean village as components of a controversial system to guard against North Korean missiles are deployed.
U.S. warships fire 59 missiles on Syrian airfield
U.S. Department of Defense releases video of Tomahawk cruise missiles being launched from a Navy destroyer aimed at a Syrian airfield.
North Korea fires four ballistic Missiles
North Korea fired four ballistic missiles early Monday with three falling into Japan’s exclusive economic zone, the government in Tokyo said.