Obama Facing Hurdles to Nuclear Disarmament Goals

Five months after President Barack Obama, with great fanfare, called for a world free of nuclear weapons, a crucial step toward that goal is running into resistance.
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Another Iranian Nuclear Deadline Looms in September, As U.S. ‘Urges’ Iran to Respond

Seven years after Iran’s clandestine nuclear program was first exposed, a meeting of leading powers on Wednesday gave Tehran three weeks to return to talks on the matter – the latest in a series of deadlines that have so far failed to resolve the standoff.
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EU urges Iran to resume nuclear talks

Swedish FM: “Confrontation will happen” if Teheran doesn’t cooperate, tough sanctions will be imposed.
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North Korea says uranium program near completion

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea announced Friday that its process of enriching uranium is nearly complete, giving it a new way to make nuclear bombs as the U.S. and regional powers discuss how to bring the communist country back to disarmament talks….
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