Nuclear Roundup: 2/21/2018

By Jodi Lieberman | February 21, 2018

A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news.

North Korea

US: North Korea canceled meeting with Pence at last minute

North Korea is not a case of intelligence failure

How to blow North Korean missiles out of the sky

United States

CRS report to Congress on nonstrategic nuclear weapons

Trump’s quick fix approach to Iran nuclear deal creates untenable policy dilemma

Continuity and change in the Trump administration’s Nuclear Posture Review

The Nuclear Posture Review: fiction and fact

Radioactive contamination found in “clean” cars, says Hanford watchdog

International

Iran’s UN envoy calls nuclear deal example of “patient diplomacy”

Did a Russian-built stealth submarine “sink” a Navy nuclear attack sub?

The Nuclear Posture Review and Russian “de-escalation:” a dangerous solution to a nonexistent problem

Another arms race? No and nyet

Status-6: What Russia is saying about its 100-megaton nuclear torpedo

US pursues Saudi nuclear deal, despite proliferation risk

As Saudis go nuclear, US seeks an edge over great power rivals

The bigger story behind the Saudi reactor contest

India test fires nuclear-capable medium-range ballistic missile

Pakistan adopts latest int’l standards on nuclear safety, nonproliferation

General Interest

A seismologist reflects on his role in the contentious politics of nuclear weapon test bans

Send Jodi Lieberman items of interest for the Nuclear Roundup at [email protected].


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