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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Nuclear Roundup April 19, 2017



Nuclear Roundup
April 19, 2017
A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world.

Iran Nuclear Deal

Tillerson: Iran complying with nuclear deal, but still sponsoring terrorism

http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/19/politics/tillerson-iran-deal/

Is Iran Pushing the Envelope on Its Nuclear Deal?

http://www.weeklystandard.com/is-iran-pushing-the-envelope-on-its-nuclear-deal/article/2007685

Championing Nuclear Non-Proliferation Rules: The EU and Iran

http://lobelog.com/championing-nuclear-non-proliferation-rules-the-eu-and-iran/

Nuclear Multilateralism and Iran

https://www.routledge.com/NuclearMultilateralism-and-Iran-Inside-EUNegotiations/Cronberg/p/book/9781138283855

United States

Trillion-Dollar Tab to Renew U.S. Nuclear Triad to Be Reviewed

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-04-19/trillion-dollar-tab-to-renew-u-s-nuclear-triad-to-be-reviewed

THE U.S. IS BUILDING A NUCLEAR BOMB THAT'S MORE ACCURATE THAN EVER

http://www.newsweek.com/us-build-better-nuclear-missile-585686

US nuclear modernization programs put at risk by yearlong continuing resolution

http://www.defensenews.com/articles/air-forces-nuclear-modernization-programs-put-at-risk-by-yearlong-continuing-resolution

No President Should Be Able to Start a Nuclear War Single-Handedly

http://allthingsnuclear.org/emacdonald/nopresident

Opinion: The $40 billion U.S. missile defense system is at risk from these tech glitches

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-us-amid-talk-of-nuclear-war-has-no-effective-missile-defense-at-home-2017-04-19

South Carolina, Georgia congressmen formally invite Rick Perry to SRS, ask him to support MOX

http://www.aikenstandard.com/news/south-carolina-georgia-congressmen-formally-invite-rick-perry-to-srs/article_012a1c28-246a-11e7-9f8c-7f70b9a6f4e4.html

MOX contractor passes safety inspection for 2016, faces harsh criticism for lack of transparency and efficiency

http://wjbf.com/2017/04/18/mox-contractor-passes-safety-inspection-for-2016-faces-harsh-criticism-for-efficiency-and-lack-of-transparency/

Wolverine Thunder: NNSA and FBI conduct WMD counterterrorism training at the University of Michigan

https://nnsa.energy.gov/blog/wolverine-thunder-nnsa-and-fbi-conduct-wmd-counterterrorism-training-university-michigan

NNSA and Moldova complete installation of radiation detection system at Chisinau Airport

https://nnsa.energy.gov/mediaroom/pressreleases/nnsa-and-moldova-complete-installation-radiation-detection-system-chisinau

WIPP seals off nuclear waste for 10,000 years. Should it be a model for storage?

https://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/2017/0418/WIPP-seals-off-nuclear-waste-for-10-000-years.-Should-it-be-a-model-for-storage

International

North Korea has 30 warheads and is quickly expanding its nuclear arsenal

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/apr/18/north-korea-nuclear-weapons-increasing/

Why North Korea could reach for the nuclear trigger

https://www.ft.com/gideon-korea

North Korea’s Nukes

https://www.bloomberg.com/quicktake/north-korea

Bolton: Nuclear Weapons Program Is North Korea's 'Ace in the Hole'

http://insider.foxnews.com/2017/04/18/john-bolton-north-korea-wont-give-nukes-voluntarily

FORMER DHS SECRETARY: US SHOULD 'SERIOUSLY CONSIDER' HACKING NORTH KOREAN WEAPON SYSTEMS

http://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2017/04/former-dhs-secretary-us-should-seriously-consider-hacking-north-korean-weapon-systems/137126/?oref=defenseone_today_nl

Images show North Koreans playing volleyball at nuclear test site

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-nuclear-volleyball-idUSKBN17K2KY

India’s emotional pursuit of NSG

http://moderndiplomacy.eu/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=2479:india-s-emotional-pursuit-of-nsg&Itemid=137

New Tool to Help Plan Research Reactor Decommissioning

https://www.iaea.org/newscenter/news/new-tool-to-help-plan-research-reactor-decommissioning

General Interest

New PGS Report: EVOLVING NUCLEAR GOVERNANCE FOR A NEW ERA

https://partnershipforglobalsecurity.org/2017/04/18/evolving-nuclear-governance-for-a-new-era/

Scientists and Strategists Contemplate the Increasing Odds of Nuclear War

https://undark.org/article/contemplating-nuclear-armageddon-war/

6 times the world was on the edge of nuclear war

http://nypost.com/2017/04/18/6-times-the-world-was-on-the-edge-of-nuclear-war/

First Dog on the Moon's guide to preparing for nuclear war. Are you ready?

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/apr/19/first-dog-on-the-moons-guide-to-preparing-for-nuclear-war-are-you-ready

Terence O'Brien: Delving for nuclear disarmament

http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/91645596/terence-obrien-delving-for-nuclear-disarmament


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