Nuclear Roundup: 4/26/2018

By Jodi Lieberman | April 26, 2018

A daily roundup of quality nuclear policy news.

North Korea

North Korea’s nuclear test caused collapse, study says

In upcoming Korea summit, expert sees promise — and uncertainty

North Korea’s nuclear test site has collapsed … and that may be why Kim Jong-un suspended tests

North Korea’s Punggye-ri nuclear test site: Unusual activity observed

South Korea credits Trump for opening door to talks with North


Iran after sunset

Macron sees Trump dropping Iran nuclear deal

Macron: France will not abandon the Iran Nuclear Deal

Rouhani insults Trump as Iran nuclear deal hangs in balance

Trump’s resolve to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal hands Tehran a key diplomatic win

US not seeking to reopen Iran nuclear deal, envoy says

Kremlin questions whether a new Iran nuclear deal is possible

How the “insane” Iranian nuclear deal might survive

Trump doesn’t like the Iran deal’s sunset provisions. Here’s how to fix that.

United States

What went wrong with US plutonium disposition

With no permanent home for spent plutonium, Amarillo’s Pantex Plant continues to play host

Faith groups protest PNC and want bank to divest funds from nuclear weapon manufacturers

US officials slam Washington state nuke waste site problems


Putin’s nuclear “doomsday machine” could trigger 300-foot tsunamis — but the worst effects might come from the fallout

How two South African women stopped Zuma and Putin’s $76 billion Russian nuclear deal

US sanctions hit Pakistan’s plan to join Nuclear Suppliers Group

General Interest

AI could lead to a nuclear war by 2040, think tank warns

What happens when a giant nuclear missile accidentally falls back into its silo

Nine times the world was at the brink of nuclear war — and pulled back

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