A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea IAEA: Jury out on North Korea H-bomb test Tillerson Heads to China Amid North Korea Nuclear Escalation Zakaria: There’s a way out on North Korea What does North Korea want? How Experts Comb Satellite Images for Clues on North Korea’s Nuclear Tests Two North Korean … Continued
Month: September 2017
A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea North Korea nuclear ‘blackmail’ aimed at direct US talks Facing North Korean threats, Seoul expects U.S. to send ‘strategic’ arms Remote Textile Plant May Secretly Fuel North Korea’s Weapons Yes, the U.S. Navy Can Shoot Down North Korean ICBMs Poll: More than two-thirds say Trump’s … Continued
What would happen — environmentally, socially, economically, and politically — if terrorists managed to explode a single nuclear weapon in a city?
For whom the bell tolls.
A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea China says military means not an option to resolve Korea situation As Trump and North Korea trade threats, the Pentagon’s top general calls for restraint S. Korean leader says N. Korea still has chance for peaceful resolution North Korea taps GOP analysts to better understand … Continued
The EPA will likely weaken Obama-era fuel efficiency standards. California doesn’t have to care.
Reserve your space for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ 2017 Annual Dinner on November 6th at the University Club of Chicago! Be in the room to hear from one of the most sought-after experts on nuclear and cyber security, David E. Sanger, National Security Correspondent for The New York Times. With a team of … Continued
What happens next in a small town on a lake in the Swiss Alps could be vital.
A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea North Korea Says It Has the Right to Shoot Down U.S. Warplanes White House: ‘We have not declared war on North Korea’ Mattis: US wants to resolve N. Korea standoff diplomatically Could Iran be behind North Korea’s nuclear, missile advances? Corbyn: North Korea crisis highlights … Continued
The Pentagon holds a competition to find the best way to counter unmanned aerial vehicles.
The United States continues to push policies that presume China will alter its long-held, manifestly clear, and firmly defended position on North Korea. It won’t.
If politics makes strange bedfellows, so do Trump-era EPA decisions
The word-war between Washington and Pyongyang advanced from grandiose insults to concrete threats on Monday, seeming to march eerily in line with warnings that rhetoric-mongering among US and North Korean leaders could, over time, lead to war.
In 1983, Stanislav Petrov may have saved the world. Though the idiosyncratic judgment that he exercised that night rightfully corresponded to a higher pay grade, the planet is lucky that a thinking, skeptical scientist was sitting in the hot seat.
In what seems to be a competition among former Trump officials to see who can best undermine long-term American interests in the Middle East, the past few weeks have been a doozy to watch.
A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea South Korea’s ruling party warns Trump and North Korea: Stop ‘excessive verbal threats’ China watches in frustration as North Korea crisis enters dangerous spiral Poll: Far more trust generals than Trump on N. Korea, while two-thirds oppose preemptive strike North Korea: Mystery quake ‘not nuclear … Continued
You’ll never look at a container ship the same way again.
A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea North Korea Hits New Level of Brinkmanship in Reacting to Trump North Korea may detonate nuclear bomb in Pacific, foreign minister tells reporters Senior N. Korean diplomat to visit Russia for discussion Hawaii prepares for nuclear attack, trying not to scare the daylights out of … Continued
The name-calling may sound like fun and games, but there’s no backing down in the North Korean rule book
Can we really afford to assume Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria were all flukes?