Nuclear Roundup: 1/17/2018

By Jodi Lieberman | January 17, 2018

A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news.

North Korea

McMaster’s secret San Francisco meeting on North Korean threat

North Korean nuclear weapons crisis at a “tenuous stage,” Tillerson says

Trump, Kazakh president discuss North Korea nuclear threat

Strong criticism of China, Russia as 20 countries meet in Vancouver over nuclear North Korea

China says Canada meeting on North Korea showed “Cold War” mentality

Rethinking North Korean sanctions: Lessons and strategies for long-term planning

“A frightened dog barks a lot” — North Korea’s take on Trump tweets

United States

Pentagon suggests countering devastating cyberattacks with nuclear arms

The Pentagon wants its nuclear Tomahawks back

As America’s nukes and sensors get more connected, the risk of cyber attack is growing

Nuclear security: CBP needs to take action to ensure imported radiological material is properly licensed

Iran nuclear deal still at risk after Trump waives sanctions

Bolton: Beyond the Iran nuclear deal

Gabbard: “Unacceptable” false alarm missile warning in Hawaii underscores need for talks with North Korea

A nuclear North Korea is bringing back Cold War paranoia

The Hawaii alert was an accident. The dread it inspired wasn’t.

Is the US prepared to defend against a North Korean missile?

A Cincinnatian’s guide to nuclear war

“Cold War Warrior” honored to have served country, still keeps ORNL job a secret


Saudi Arabia hails Trump’s stance on Iran nuclear deal

Nuclear war, extreme weather top list of 2018 threats in global survey

General Interest

We need a complete nuclear-weapons ban

Here’s how one family prepared for nuclear war in 1954

How to survive an actual nuclear missile attack

If a missile alert sounds, prepare to live

The effects of a single terrorist nuclear bomb

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