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Good morning, early birds! Russia has said it will be forced to produce new nuclear armaments if the US tears up a Cold War-era nuclear treaty, eleven children have been evacuated from Nauru and federal election analysis spells disaster for the Liberal party. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have been playing a dangerous game of brinkmanship. Can you identify which grandiose, terrifying statement comes from which egomaniac?
Tony Abbott says he wants a nuclear-free Middle East. So what about Israel?
French President Francois Hollande delivered a strongly worded speech on Australian-French defence co-operation. But there was a word or two missing in the English translation. Nic Maclellan, journalist and researcher in the Pacific, reports.
Fifty years on from Dr Strangelove, it's amazing we never had to learn to love nuclear weapons like he did. Crikey conducts a timely audit of global military stockpiles.
Australia's statement to the UN on nuclear weapons is much less hardline than New Zealand's, but it is the best policy? Freelance writer David Donaldson looks at the impacts of a watered-down approach.
North Korea is beating its chest about its nuclear potential. So would the rogue state have the capacity to bomb Australia? Freelance writer David Donaldson asks some big questions.