Archive for: nuclear weapons

A Yom Kippur Disaster

A Yom Kippur Disaster

  The ideals of the United Nations supposedly include a standard of cultural and religious tolerance that promote the ideals of international economic progress, recognition of human rights and ultimately, world peace. However, if all goes as planned, the UN will dramatically stray from its principals when the international agency […]

 
 

A Matter of Principle: WUPR Interviews Iranian Ambassador Seyed Hossein Mousavian

Ambassador Mousavian served as Iranian Ambassador to Germany in the 1990s and spokesman for Iran’s team in nuclear negotiations with the European Union and IAEA from 2003 to 2005.

Over the past few months, the media has been abuzz with fears, threats, and uncertainties regarding the Iranian nuclear program. Nuclear technology was first introduced to Iran by the United States in the 1960s, and today Iran retains the right to a peaceful nuclear program under the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). […]

 
 

Pyongyang 2012: Policy Shift or Brinksmanship?

Pyongyang 2012: Policy Shift or Brinksmanship?

Without its nuclear deterrent, the North Korean regime’s continued existence would be unlikely. Its people are starving, and even its military, which is granted most of North Korea’s meager resources and is the 4th largest in the world, is beset by fuel and ammunition shortages and uses antiquated equipment. Threats […]

 
 

His Manliness, Vladimir Putin

His Manliness, Vladimir Putin

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was scheduled to attend this week’s edition of Talking Heads with Taka Yamaguchi, but shortly before the scheduled interview, he was invited to the birthday party of a certain 18-year old Neapolitan beauty who is known to call Mr. Berlusconi “papi” (look it up if […]

 
 

Russia, Poland Face Strange Times

Russia, Poland Face Strange Times

A key Russian Federal judge was publicly murdered this morning, in what was the latest in a series of strange but significant events to affect the country these last few weeks. First was the Metro bombing in late March, in which Chechen rebels killed several dozen civilians. Then, president Obama […]

 
 

Obama Completes Afghan Visit, Prepares Arms Deal

Obama Completes Afghan Visit, Prepares Arms Deal

President Obama has just completed his surprise visit to Afghanistan this morning, and is returning to the capital. Obama had delayed his travel plans to oversee the final passing of health care, but his destination was not revealed until he arrived on location at Bagram Air Base on Sunday. He […]

 
 

Dear Leader Kim Jong Il of North Korea:

Dear Leader Kim Jong Il of North Korea:

WUPR: Hello and welcome everyone. Joining us from for this episode of Talking Heads straight from Pyongyang, North Korea, is Mr. Kim Jong Il. Well, unfortunately, due to his fear of flying, he is unable to be here but is with us via live video feed. Il: Actually, it is […]