Nuclear Roundup: 1/19/2018

By Jodi Lieberman, January 19, 2018

A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news.

General Interest

2018 Doomsday Clock announcement

Thorium reactors may dispose of enormous amounts of weapons-grade plutonium

How should we write about nuclear weapons?

Nuclear reactors the size of wastebaskets could power our Martian settlements

We owe it to our children to end the nuclear age

North Korea

What if H.R. McMaster is right about North Korea?

American illusions and Korean realities: Preventing conflict on the Korean peninsula

Asia’s metropolises against North Korea

United States

Pentagon considers changing nuclear retaliation rules

NNSA collaborates with global healthcare company to complete conversion of Mo-99 production to LEU-based process

Return of tactical nuclear weapons would send a dangerous signal

After Hawaii false alarm, what is the federal government’s responsibility in nuclear attack alerts?

Trump’s nuclear posture review must keep us safe

Whistleblower says he was demoted after finding problems in South Carolina nuclear project, report says

100 Hanford workers moving to new offices after radiation confusion

Really? We’re gonna nuke Russia for a cyberattack?

The biblioracle: Got nuclear jitters after the false alarm in Hawaii? Books for the bomb shelter

As Russia looms, modernizing US nuclear arsenal is non-negotiable

International

Tillerson to make his European tour amid rising rift over Iran nuclear deal

Lavrov says failure of Iran nuclear deal would be ‘alarming’

US lawmakers aim to tighten terms of Iran nuclear deal

Iran deal won’t survive beyond May 2018, sanctions expert says

Commentary: Killing the Iran nuclear deal will be bad for the US

Russia refuses to banish nuclear weapons and comply with United Nations treaty

The mineshaft gap: The lavish bunkers where Putin, Trump plan to fight a nuclear war

Forget Britain’s nuclear deterrent – here’s what Russia is really afraid of

Entire China could soon be within India’s nuclear strike zone

Editorial: Japan should not pursue nuke fuel reprocessing despite US OK

Melted nuclear fuel seen inside second Fukushima reactor

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