Nuclear Roundup: 4/12/2017

By Jodi Lieberman | April 12, 2017

A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world.

Iran Nuclear Deal

US reaffirms Iran nuclear agreement

The Impact of the Iran Nuclear Agreement

United States

GAO: DOE Could Improve Aspects of Nuclear Security Reporting

Thiessen: The Democrats’ arms-control agenda is a failure

Editorial: Revive Yucca Mountain: Illinois has more nuclear waste than any other state, all of it in temporary storage

Discovery could aid in detecting nuclear threats

New radiation detection system begins operations at Port of Los Angeles


North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons Program (Podcast)

U.S. Air Force deploys WC-135 “nuclear sniffer” plane to Japan to monitor North Korea’s possible nuke weapons tests

Why is America Sending an Aircraft Carrier Near North Korea?

South Korea Seeks to Assure Citizens U.S. Won’t Strike North Pre-emptively

North Korean Nuclear Threat Raises Odds of a South Korean Default

New START 2017: Russia Decreasing, US Increasing Deployed Warheads

Russia developing 152 mm tank gun and small battlefield nuclear weapons

Could Syria Spark a Nuclear War Between Russia and America?

Russian Military Plane Will Fly Over the U.S. to Take Pictures—and That’s Totally OK

US Army Exploring ‘Devastating’ New Weapon to Use in War with Russia

Saudis eager to develop nuclear program to keep pace with Iran: ex-CIA analyst

G7 Foreign Ministers Meeting: Statement on Non-Proliferation and Disarmament

Big debates at U.N. nuclear weapons ban treaty negotiations

Republic of Korea May Decide To Reign In Its World Class Nuclear Industry

IAEA flags cyber threat concerns for nuclear facilities: Government


General Interest

Waste-munching bacteria could make nuclear stores safer

Why Efforts to Secure a Deal on Banning All Nuclear Weapons Are Important

EVENT: Book Launch – Insider Threats: A Worst Practice Guide to Preventing Leaks, Attacks, Theft, and Sabotage by Matthew Bunn and Scott D. Sagan

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