Nuclear Roundup: 8/9/2017

By Jodi Lieberman | August 9, 2017

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

North Korea

North Korea now making missile-ready nuclear weapons, U.S. analysts say

North Korean nuclear weapons were refrigerator-sized a decade ago, now they fit inside missiles

Trump warns N. Korea: U.S. nuclear arsenal is ‘more powerful than ever before’

GOP senator: Trump needs Congress to approve strike on North Korea

North Korea says it’s studying a plan to attack Guam

Guam reacts to North Korea nuclear threat with faith in U.S. military

Gary Samore: Korea de-nuclearization unrealistic

Deterring North Korea: The Next Nuclear-Tailoring Agenda

Trump’s scary tweets about nuclear weapons, explained

Trump’s Pointless Untruths About U.S. Nuclear Weapons

Ex-Obama adviser: ‘Alarming’ that Trump lied about nuclear arsenal

History lesson: Why did Bill Clinton’s North Korea deal fail?

Can SF plan for surviving a North Korean nuclear strike?

United States

Statement on a Comprehensive Policy to Constrain Iran

H. R. McMaster Adjusts His Arguments to Keep the U.S. in Iran Nuclear Deal

In defense bill, Cheney pushes for more deterrence overseas — including nuclear weapons

Are there legal grounds to disobey a presidential order to launch a nuclear weapon?

Victor H. Reis to Be Awarded John S. Foster, Jr. Medal for Distinguished Contributions to Nuclear Security

Hanford: Plutonium found in air samples near public highway


Thinking seriously about Asia’s arms control

The Simple Reason Why Russia Is a Nuclear Superpower (Thanks to 715 Atomic Tests)

General Interest

72 years after the bombing of Nagasaki, there are 15,000 nuclear weapons in the world

Here’s how much a nuclear weapon costs

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