The fate of US national security may rely on the president ignoring the advice of his national security adviser
Month: March 2018
A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea Japan seeking own North Korea summit as Abe risks being left out Abe, Trump may no longer be in lockstep on North Korea Kim family has made denuclearization vows in China before Three takeaways from Kim Jong-un’s trip to China China’s Trump card on North … Continued
A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea North Korean nuclear site more active ahead of Kim meetings North and South Korea set summit, but nuclear omission casts a shadow Never mind about John Bolton. Trump’s ego could force a North Korea deal anyway. Dumping North Korea nuclear weapons: What does Kim Jong-un … Continued
Why John Bolton’s arrival as national security adviser makes it likelier for the administration to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal and potentially even confront Iran militarily.
Trump’s refusal to take action on climate harms the United States. Here’s what’s behind it, and how to turn the tide.
A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea Trump sees “good chance” Kim will do “what is right for his people and for humanity” North Korea is firing up a reactor. That could upset Trump’s talks with Kim. North Korea orders sharp cut in troop strength at nuclear site With secretive China trip, … Continued
Former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry to chair the Bulletin’s Board of Sponsors.
For every 5 years’ delay, expect at least 8 inches of higher sea level rise. Or more. Maybe much more.
A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea Former negotiators: US would benefit from nuclear talks even if North Korea cheats Why would Kim Jong-un make a secret trip to China? Analysis: North Korean visit shows China still has role to play Here’s what a Kim Jong-un vsit to Beijing would mean for … Continued
Strategic planners in both India and Pakistan need to recognize that moving from a nuclear “war prevention” to “war fighting” strategy is suicidal for both.
A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea John Bolton’s radical views on North Korea Why killing the Iran deal makes Trump’s North Korea talks much, much harder Former defense secretary: I’m skeptical about Trump-Kim Jong-un meeting Obama: North Korea’s nuclear program is “a real threat” Hecker podcast with Santa Fe Council on … Continued
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How to respond to the assassination attempt against Sergei Skripal? Add a class of chemical agents to those prohibited by the Chemical Weapons Convention.
Building a seaport for Gaza would address the dire humanitarian and economic conditions there, as well as security concerns, and would bring Israel and Hamas one step closer to peace.
A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea IAEA ready to return to North Korea to verify its nuke program: IAEA official The return of the Iraq war argument How Trump can separate North Korea from its nukes United States To deter Russia, US needs new low-yield nukes, says STRATCOM head The US … Continued
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is growing! We’re announcing four new support positions: Arts Science Initiative Coordinator, Communications Coordinator, Development Coordinator, and Grants Writer.
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is delighted to announce a new major gift from Mary Patricia Dougherty, a valued member of our community. This generous contribution of privately held stock will help advance the Bulletin’s strategic goals during a time of unparalleled growth. “We are enormously grateful for Patricia’s confidence in us,” said Rachel … Continued
A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea South Koreans optimistic over prospect of nuclear talks No location, no agenda: Trump administration scrambles for North Korea talks US, South Korea to hold military drills ahead of North Korea summits North Korea denuclearization not on the agenda in Helsinki talks: Finland Might Kim actually … Continued
A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. North Korea North Korea nuclear summits planning underway Top security advisers of South Korea, US, Japan meet over North Korea: Cheong Wa Dae Asean says gravely concerned about North Korea’s nuclear weapons North Korean rockets fitted with nuclear weapons “can reach central Europe” South Korea, IAEA to … Continued
A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news. United States Cyberattacks put Russian fingers on the switch at power plants, US says Russian government cyber activity targeting energy and other critical infrastructure sectors Trump’s likely pick to replace his National Security Adviser McMaster really wants to bomb N Korea Mike Pompeo should talk to Iran. … Continued