Nuclear Roundup: 9/25/2017

By Jodi Lieberman | September 25, 2017

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 test’

Prospect of Atmospheric Nuclear Test by North Korea Raises Specter of Danger

Mount: The Trump Administration Must Stop Being Unserious about North Korea

Sen. Gardner says it’s “unacceptable” to allow N. Korea to maintain nuclear program

Escalating tension has experts simulating a new Korean War, and the scenarios are sobering

Here’s What Could Happen if North Korea Sets Off a Nuclear Explosion in The Pacific

North Korean Foreign Minister Says Trump Has ‘Declared War’

United States

Report: Los Alamos National Lab violated nuclear safety standards

US Looks to Keep Arms Control Treaty With Russia


Trump Questions Nuclear Deal After Iran Tests New Ballistic Missile

Trump’s criticism of the Iran nuclear deal may only lead to more nuclear weapons

Breaking nuclear deal could bring hacking onslaught from Iran

Pak nukes hidden at nine places, at risk of being stolen by terrorists

The myth of Russia’s lowered nuclear threshold

Russia launches ‘world’s biggest and most powerful’ nuclear icebreaker ship

US to renew nuclear pact with Japan

General Interest

SIPRI Yearbook 2017

The nuclear threat can be contained by diplomacy

Nuclear deterrence and the revenge of geography

Discovery of radioactive metal points to ‘success’ of Nazi atomic bomb programme

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