Nuclear Roundup: 10/13/2017

By Jodi Lieberman | October 13, 2017

A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news.

North Korea

US believes current North Korea nuclear threat is manageable – White House

The Surprising First People to Know About North Korea’s Bomb Tests

Has N. Korea nuked itself out of a nuclear test site?

Congress warned North Korean EMP attack would kill ‘90% of all Americans’

America Could Subdue North Korea’s Nuclear Threats with a Not-So-Grand Bargain

How North Korean hackers stole 235 gigabytes of classified US and South Korean military plans

How a homemade tool helped North Korea’s missile program

United States

Pentagon has no plans to boost size of nuclear arsenal

Pelosi urges new law to limit president’s use of nuclear weapons

Trump’s loose talk on nuclear weapons suddenly becomes very real

Governor’s Nuclear Council grills MOX, NNSA on removal of plutonium timeline

Sen. Graham, ditch South Carolina’s failed nuclear waste project

200 construction workers laid off from MOX project

Hanford has world’s largest nuclear waste melters


Trump to set new conditions for U.S. to stay in Iran nuclear deal, tossing issue to Congress

Trump Won’t Certify Iran Nuclear Deal, but He Also Won’t Unravel It

Iran threatens to withdraw from nuclear deal if U.S. does: report

Russia’s Lavrov to Iran’s Zarif: Moscow Committed to Iran Nuclear Deal

Can the Iran deal work without the US?

The Iran nuclear deal isn’t so great — for Iran

India calls for action on Pakistan-N Korea nuclear-missile links

The Risks of Pakistan’s Sea-Based Nuclear Weapons

Securing Pakistan’s nuclear assets

India denounces call to give up nukes, sign NPT

How a Malaysian birthed an anti-nuclear arms campaign that won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize

Nuclear bomb dream that led to disaster at Windscale

General Interest

Could Hypersonic Weapons Make Nuclear War More Likely?

Link to study

Thanks To North Korea, Nuclear Bunkers Are Making a Comeback — But How Effective Are They?

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