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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Steve Bannon, Unrepentant

Steve Bannon, Unrepentant

Westinghouse cuts office space in North Hills

Westinghouse cuts office space in North Hills

Regulator orders review of all Creusot-made components on EDF nuclear reactors - Nasdaq.com

Regulator orders review of all Creusot-made components on EDF nuclear reactors - Nasdaq.com

Can Next-Generation Nuclear Power Meet World Energy Needs?

Can Next-Generation Nuclear Power Meet World Energy Needs?

Confidential U.N. Report Accuses Saudi Coalition of Killing Hundreds of Yemeni Kids | Foreign Policy

Confidential U.N. Report Accuses Saudi Coalition of Killing Hundreds of Yemeni Kids | Foreign Policy

Racial supremacy and the Zionist exception


Racial supremacy and the Zionist exception

US Politics
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What game theory tells us about nuclear war with North Korea - The Washington Post

What game theory tells us about nuclear war with North Korea - The Washington Post

South Korea’s Leader Bluntly Warns U.S. Against Striking North


South Korea’s Leader Bluntly Warns U.S. Against Striking North


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Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Nuclear Roundup August 16, 2017

Nuclear Roundup
August 16, 2017
A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world.

North Korea

South Korea’s Leader Bluntly Warns U.S. Against Striking North

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/15/world/asia/south-korea-moon-jae-in-trump

Abe and Trump reaffirm importance of halting North Korean missile launches

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/08/15/national/politics

Tillerson: U.S. still interested in talks with N. Korea

http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/northkorea/2017/08/15

South Korea opposition party calls for nuclear armament

https://www.ft.com/content/030b21da-80af-11e7-a4ce-15b2513cb3ff

US sees opportunity in closer Russia-North Korea ties

https://www.ft.com/content/a829149a-8147-11e7-94e2-c5b903247afd

Looming War Games Alarm North Korea, but May Be a Bargaining Chip

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/16/world/asia/north-korea


Let Japan develop nuclear weapons to lessen North Korea threat, former US Navy commander says

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article

The Real Reason North Korea Is Threatening Guam

http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/08/15

What game theory tells us about nuclear war with North Korea

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/08/16


The trio that pulled U.S. back from the nuclear brink

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-mcmanus-north-korea-deescalation-20170816-story.html

United States

Cokie Roberts Answers Your Questions About Nuclear Protocols

http://www.npr.org/2017/08/16/543830399

International

U.S. envoy says Iran cannot ‘hold world hostage’ with nuclear deal

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear

Iran’s risky nuclear threat

http://www.dw.com/en/opinion-irans-risky-nuclear-deal

Moscow hopes Iran won't quit nuclear deal

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-rouhani

The Monster Atomic Bomb That Was Too Big to Use

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20170816


Status of the Iran Nuclear Deal’s Procurement Channel

http://isis-online.org/isis-reports/detail/status

General Interest

A neutral state’s perspective on the ban—and a compromise

http://thebulletin.org/neutral-state%E2%80%

Why are we still no closer to ending nuclear proliferation?

https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/08/16

In 1983, Russia and America Came to the Brink of a Nuclear World War III

http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/1983

In The Event Of A Nuclear Blast, Don't Condition Your Hair

http://www.npr.org/2017/08/15/543647878


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Congress Should Immediately Go Into Special Session And Stop Trump’s Brinksmanship | HuffPost

Congress Should Immediately Go Into Special Session And Stop Trump’s Brinksmanship | HuffPost

Is Safety at Millstone Getting Enough Attention? | Health & Science | connecticutmag.com

Is Safety at Millstone Getting Enough Attention? | Health & Science | connecticutmag.com

NRC Releases Inspection Report on Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant

NRC Releases Inspection Report on Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant

Georgia Power told to do its homework on Vogtle nuke options

Georgia Power told to do its homework on Vogtle nuke options

Professor: North Korea's nuke threat 'ensures own destruction' - Post-Tribune

Professor: North Korea's nuke threat 'ensures own destruction' - Post-Tribune

Can Next-Generation Nuclear Power Meet World Energy Needs?

Can Next-Generation Nuclear Power Meet World Energy Needs?

The Energy Collective Daily: An Unlikely 1970s-Era Environmentalist

An Unlikely 1970s-Era Environmentalist | The Energy Collective Daily

Link to The Energy Collective

An Unlikely 1970s-Era Environmentalist

An Unlikely 1970s-Era Environmentalist



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Energy News: In a Bout Between Advanced Energy Technologies, Who Wins? Everyone - The Energy Collective

Energy News: In a Bout Between Advanced Energy Technologies, Who Wins? Everyone - The Energy Collective

NRC Issues New Orders For Columbia Fuel Fabricating Facility - News - Nuclear Power News - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers

NRC Issues New Orders For Columbia Fuel Fabricating Facility - News - Nuclear Power News - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers

Kyushu Delays Restarts At Genkai NPP - News - Nuclear Power News - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers

Kyushu Delays Restarts At Genkai NPP - News - Nuclear Power News - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers

Science Channel Premieres MYSTERIES OF THE ABANDONED: CHERNOBYL'S DEADLY SECRETS, 8/21

Science Channel Premieres MYSTERIES OF THE ABANDONED: CHERNOBYL'S DEADLY SECRETS, 8/21

China will make commercial floating nuclear reactors and reactors for nuclear military ships | NextBigFuture.com

China will make commercial floating nuclear reactors and reactors for nuclear military ships | NextBigFuture.com

For Wind Power, Bigger Is Better - MIT Technology Review

For Wind Power, Bigger Is Better - MIT Technology Review

Bulgaria to launch tender to sell Belene nuclear project next year

Bulgaria to launch tender to sell Belene nuclear project next year

Republicans Play Politics on Yucca Mountain - WSJ

Republicans Play Politics on Yucca Mountain - WSJ

Holtec completes main work at Vermont Yankee

Holtec completes main work at Vermont Yankee

مختبر في باكستان مجهَّز بقدرات جديدة يقدِّم المساعدة على تحسين السلامة الغذائية وزيادة الصادرات | IAEA

مختبر في باكستان مجهَّز بقدرات جديدة يقدِّم المساعدة على تحسين السلامة الغذائية وزيادة الصادرات | IAEA

Trump Speeds Up Oil, Gas Pipeline Approval Process | OilPrice.com

Trump Speeds Up Oil, Gas Pipeline Approval Process | OilPrice.com

Call for government to revitalise US nuclear industry

Call for government to revitalise US nuclear industry

New FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee to focus on coal, nuclear plants



http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/new-ferc-chairman-neil-chatterjee-to-focus-on-coal-nuclear-plants/article/2631473

Bulletin of Atomic Scientists: Bulleti experts in the news on North Korea

Bulletin experts in the news on North Korea
As the security situation ratcheted up on the Korean Peninsula over the last week, the  Bulletin’s staff, leadership, and columnists quickly jumped into action, providing a trusted source of information to help track and make sense of unfolding events. Here is a summary of what we’ve been up to, in case you missed it:

Los Angeles Times: An op/ed by Bulletin Board of Sponsors chair, Lawrence Krauss
North Korea, Donald Trump and the ticking Doomsday Clock

CBS:
Will the Doomsday Clock be reset in light of North Korea situation?
With Lawrence Krauss and Bulletin Science & Security Board member Jon Wolfsthal

Huffington Post:

Trump's Warning to North Korea called 'Exactly Wrong" And "Reckless"
With Bulletin editor John Mecklin


Donald Trump Claims US military ‘Locked and Loaded” for North Korea.

With John Mecklin

The Hill:
Fallout: Trump's 'fire and fury' sends officials scrambling
With Lawrence Krauss

Motherboard/Vice:
We Asked a Doomsday Clock Scientist About Trump's 'Fire and Fury' Threat

With Bulletin Science & Security Board co-chair Robert Rosner

Newsweek:
North Korea Missile Claims are ‘a Hoax’
Nina Burleigh’s article was the first article based on our report by Ted Postol, Markus Schiller, and Robert Schmucker


New York Times:
North Korea’s Missile Success Is Linked to Ukrainian Plant, Investigators Say

This Wiliam J. Broad and David E. Sanger article also references our report by Ted Postol, Markus Schiller, and Robert Schmucker

Chicago Tribune:
Scott Santis Doomsday Clock comic

And from the Bulletin website:

North Korea’s “not quite” ICBM can’t hit the lower 48 states
Ted Postol, Markus Schiller, and Robert Schmucker

Comments on the developing situation with North Korea

Ted Postol

Pyongyang can miniaturize, so let’s move on to what’s important: David Wright on the North Korea crisis
Lucien Crowder

After midnight
The July/August issue is on the aftermath of the use of nuclear weapons


What would happen if an 800-kiloton nuclear warhead detonated above midtown Manhattan?
Steven Starr, Lynn Eden, Theodore A. Postal

Nuclear Notebook Interactive: Our infographic on the world’s nuclear arsenals has just been updated

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US nuclear support seen as crucial to security; China to build 20 floating reactors

 

US nuclear support seen as crucial to security; China to build 20 floating reactors


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Canada receives over 15 SMR proposals ahead of test center expansion


Canada receives over 15 SMR proposals ahead of test center expansion


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Energy Futures Initiative Report Calls For Nuclear Power Support - News - Nuclear Power News - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers

Energy Futures Initiative Report Calls For Nuclear Power Support - News - Nuclear Power News - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers

NRC Issues New Orders For Columbia Fuel Fabricating Facility - News - Nuclear Power News - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers

NRC Issues New Orders For Columbia Fuel Fabricating Facility - News - Nuclear Power News - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers

Energy Department Faces Pressure Over Power Study - WSJ

Energy Department Faces Pressure Over Power Study - WSJ

High-priced Fukushima ice wall nears completion, but effectiveness doubtful - The Mainichi

High-priced Fukushima ice wall nears completion, but effectiveness doubtful - The Mainichi

SOUTH CAROLINA ELECTRIC & GAS COMPANY TO VOLUNTARILY WITHDRAW ITS NEW NUCLEAR ABANDONMENT PETITION TO ACCOMMODATE THE LEGISLATIVE REVIEW PROCESS



SOUTH CAROLINA ELECTRIC & GAS COMPANY TO VOLUNTARILY
WITHDRAW ITS NEW NUCLEAR ABANDONMENT PETITION
TO ACCOMMODATE THE LEGISLATIVE REVIEW PROCESS


DRAFT - 08152017-sce-amp-g-to-voluntarily-withdraw-its-new-nuclear-abandonment-petition-to-accommodate-the-legislative-review-process.pdf

Yucca Mountain could be a $14 trillion economy for Nevada: Gary Duarte

Yucca Mountain could be a $14 trillion economy for Nevada: Gary Duarte

Research Competition Invites Students To Solve Real-World Energy Problems

 

Research Competition Invites Students To Solve Real-World Energy Problems

http://breakingenergy.com/2017/08/15/research-competition-invites-students-to-solve-real-world-energy-problems/?utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=55331269&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--1AQ3BkZc1EoWBjUo89muHrJa5aybQnGmlyDC0r96-iFCJQTEB8DPGfeM1ZMDxuKqQL8WzBziGwutAqOR7OnpScxBNkA&_hsmi=55331269

Power Industry: Power market movement in trillion dollar tech industry

Power Industry: Power market movement in trillion dollar tech industry

Ibaraki Governor vows not to allow restart of Tokai No. 2 nuclear plant - The Mainichi

Ibaraki Governor vows not to allow restart of Tokai No. 2 nuclear plant - The Mainichi

South Carolina’s nuclear meltdown: What next, who pays? | Opinion | berkeleyind.com

South Carolina’s nuclear meltdown: What next, who pays? | Opinion | berkeleyind.com

North Korea crisis: Kim Jong-un postpones plan for nuclear strike on Guam | The Independent

North Korea crisis: Kim Jong-un postpones plan for nuclear strike on Guam | The Independent

Egypt’s nuclear dream ‘about to come true’

Egypt’s nuclear dream ‘about to come true’

US needs a nuclear waste repository | News, Sports, Jobs - Messenger News

US needs a nuclear waste repository | News, Sports, Jobs - Messenger News

The North Korean nuclear threat isn’t deterring Chinese tourists from Guam | South China Morning Post

The North Korean nuclear threat isn’t deterring Chinese tourists from Guam | South China Morning Post

North Korean hackers launch attacks against US defence companies as nuclear tensions intensify, tech experts warn

North Korean hackers launch attacks against US defence companies as nuclear tensions intensify, tech experts warn

Moscow hopes US won't violate obligations under nuclear deal

Moscow hopes US won't violate obligations under nuclear deal

South Korean Unions Call for a Just Energy Transition. The Phasing out of Nuclear Energy | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

South Korean Unions Call for a Just Energy Transition. The Phasing out of Nuclear Energy | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

SC state senator worried another nuclear project could end | The State

SC state senator worried another nuclear project could end | The State

Iran smuggled weapons to Russia through Khmeimim

Iran smuggled weapons to Russia through Khmeimim

Global Nuclear Decommissioning Market Analysis And Professional Survey Report 2017 - openPR

Global Nuclear Decommissioning Market Analysis And Professional Survey Report 2017 - openPR

Landmines, Radioactive Waste and other Concerns over Egypt’s Nuclear Power Plant | Myinforms

Landmines, Radioactive Waste and other Concerns over Egypt’s Nuclear Power Plant | Myinforms

Nuclear Power Plant Equipment Sales Market Analysis, Size, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts 2022 – satPRnews

Nuclear Power Plant Equipment Sales Market Analysis, Size, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts 2022 – satPRnews

NUCLEAR: Ga. regulators hand Vogtle builders tough to-do list -- Wednesday, August 16, 2017 -- www.eenews.net E&E News -- Start a free trial

NUCLEAR: Ga. regulators hand Vogtle builders tough to-do list -- Wednesday, August 16, 2017 -- www.eenews.net E&E News -- Start a free trial

NUCLEAR: Utah looks to kick-start shift to thorium cores -- Wednesday, August 16, 2017 -- www.eenews.net E&E News -- Start a free trial

NUCLEAR: Utah looks to kick-start shift to thorium cores -- Wednesday, August 16, 2017 -- www.eenews.net E&E News -- Start a free trial

Preparing for the Unexpected: The Nuclear Industry is Disaster Ready - Canadian Nuclear Association

Preparing for the Unexpected: The Nuclear Industry is Disaster Ready - Canadian Nuclear Association

In 1983, Russia and America Came to the Brink of a Nuclear World War III | The National Interest Blog

In 1983, Russia and America Came to the Brink of a Nuclear World War III | The National Interest Blog

Services - 321211-2017 - TED Tenders Electronic Daily

Services - 321211-2017 - TED Tenders Electronic Daily

SCE asks California's regulator to affirm San Onofre Nuclear plant settlement - Energy Business Review

SCE asks California's regulator to affirm San Onofre Nuclear plant settlement - Energy Business Review

America on edge: Sales of multi-million dollar bomb shelters soar by 200% over fears of nuclear war with North Korea - Mirror Online

America on edge: Sales of multi-million dollar bomb shelters soar by 200% over fears of nuclear war with North Korea - Mirror Online

North Korean hackers launch attacks against US defence companies as nuclear tensions intensify, tech experts warn

North Korean hackers launch attacks against US defence companies as nuclear tensions intensify, tech experts warn

129I waste used to track ocean currents for 15,000 km after discharge from nuclear plants | EurekAlert! Science News

129I waste used to track ocean currents for 15,000 km after discharge from nuclear plants | EurekAlert! Science News

Amec and Interserve secure £160m contract at Sellafield nuclear site - newsR

Amec and Interserve secure £160m contract at Sellafield nuclear site - newsR

SCANA sticks with plans to abandon VC Summer project | Island Packet

SCANA sticks with plans to abandon VC Summer project | Island Packet

ENEC installs major components at Unit 4 of Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, UAE - Power Technology

ENEC installs major components at Unit 4 of Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, UAE - Power Technology

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threatens to restart nuclear programme

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threatens to restart nuclear programme

Police and protesters clash at planned nuclear waste site - Environment - RFI

Police and protesters clash at planned nuclear waste site - Environment - RFI

North Korean nuclear threat renews push on Guam to achieve statehood — or independence | The Japan Times

North Korean nuclear threat renews push on Guam to achieve statehood — or independence | The Japan Times

Global Nuclear Power Plant Market 2017 - Exelon Nuclear, Rosenergoatom, Duke Energy, FirstEnergy, Kepco, Magnox - openPR

Global Nuclear Power Plant Market 2017 - Exelon Nuclear, Rosenergoatom, Duke Energy, FirstEnergy, Kepco, Magnox - openPR

China Nuclear Engineering's Jan-July newly signed contracts up 17.2 pct y/y

China Nuclear Engineering's Jan-July newly signed contracts up 17.2 pct y/y



http://www.reuters.com/finance/stocks/601611.SS/key-developments/article/3654355

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Nuclear Reactors 294 - Utah Counties Considering Participation In Project To Build Thorium Reactor To Produce Medical Isotopes | Nucleotidings

Nuclear Reactors 294 - Utah Counties Considering Participation In Project To Build Thorium Reactor To Produce Medical Isotopes | Nucleotidings

Nuclear News Roundup Aug 15, 2017 | Nucleotidings

Nuclear News Roundup Aug 15, 2017 | Nucleotidings

RWE optimistic for 2017, boosted by nuclear tax refund

RWE optimistic for 2017, boosted by nuclear tax refund

Energy Futures Initiative Report Calls For Nuclear Power Support - News - Nuclear Power News - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers

Energy Futures Initiative Report Calls For Nuclear Power Support - News - Nuclear Power News - Nuclear Street - Nuclear Power Plant News, Jobs, and Careers

Obama's error needs to be fixed - Gloversville Leader-Herald - Discussion on Topix

Obama's error needs to be fixed - Gloversville Leader-Herald - Discussion on Topix

India to add 7K MW nuclear power capacity: Goyal - Times of India

India to add 7K MW nuclear power capacity: Goyal - Times of India

7 Utah counties exploring experimental nuclear power from ‘molten salt’ - The Salt Lake Tribune

7 Utah counties exploring experimental nuclear power from ‘molten salt’ - The Salt Lake Tribune

Recent study shows markets must properly credit nuclear, NEI says - Daily Energy Insider

Recent study shows markets must properly credit nuclear, NEI says - Daily Energy Insider

Sierra Club sues Energy Department over long-awaited grid study | TheHill

Sierra Club sues Energy Department over long-awaited grid study | TheHill

Nuclear-Dynamics-In-A-Multipolar-Strategic-Ballistic-Missile-Defense-World.pdf

Nuclear-Dynamics-In-A-Multipolar-Strategic-Ballistic-Missile-Defense-World.pdf

Keep Iran nuclear deal, apply lessons to North Korea: Sen. Feinstein

Keep Iran nuclear deal, apply lessons to North Korea: Sen. Feinstein

Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Nuclear Roundup August 15, 2017

Nuclear Roundup
August 15, 2017
A compilation of quality nuclear policy news published on the Web, around the world.

North Korea

N Korea leader 'briefed' on Guam plan but opts to wait

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-40931775

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un appears to ease rhetoric in standoff over nuclear weapons

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/joint-chiefs-chairman-stresses-north-korea-diplomacy

North Korea attack on Guam could 'quickly escalate into war' – James Mattis

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/aug/14/north-korean-missiles-probably-engines-sourced-from-russia-or-ukraine-icbm

U.S. General and South Korean Leader Push for Diplomacy on North Korea

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/14/world/asia/north-korea-us-joseph-dunford.html?emc=edit_tnt_20170815&nlid=16873935&tntemail0=y

Ukraine denies selling missile technology to North Korea

http://in.reuters.com/article/northkorea-missiles-ukraine-idINKCN1AU1CF?

Perry: Diplomacy Is the Solution

https://www.usnews.com/opinion/articles/2017-08-15/north-koreas-nuclear-ambition-can-be-stopped-with-diplomacy

Should the U.S. give up on a nuke-free North Korea?

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/08/14/north-korea-nuclear-weapons-241634

Detecting underground nuclear tests in North Korea

http://temblor.net/earthquake-insights/detecting-underground-nuclear-tests-in-north-korea-4831/

United States

Markey continues push to require congressional approval for nuclear first strike

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2017/08/14/sen-markey-continues-push-require-congressional-approval-for-nuclear-first-strike/MyKduoUbAdGc66v1SjOnnO/story.html

Nuclear Power’s Woes Imperil U.S. National Security, Moniz Says

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-08-15/nuclear-power-s-woes-imperil-u-s-national-security-moniz-says

DOE Secretary Rick Perry Visits The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesconca/2017/08/15/doe-secretary-rick-perry-visits-the-pacific-northwest-national-laboratory/#cb65d9515d74

Two board members question move by nuclear safety agency

https://www.abqjournal.com/1048045/two-board-members-question-move-by-nuclear-safety-agency.html

Free potassium iodide pills offered to people near nuclear plants

http://lancasteronline.com/news/local/free-potassium-iodide-pills-offered-to-people-near-nuclear-plants/article_0138f3b8-811e-11e7-b710-5f1ed8315753.html

International

Iran could restart nuclear programme within hours – Rouhani

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-40934680

Sen. Dianne Feinstein: Quitting Iran nuclear deal would undermine North Korea diplomacy

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2017/08/15/quitting-iran-deal-undermines-north-korea-diplomacy-dianne-feinstein-column/565139001/

FactCheck: CIA Director Mike Pompeo distorts China's nuclear policy

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/presidential/factcheck-cia-director-mike-pompeo-distorts-chinas-nuclear-policy-20170815.html

THAAD: Best A Bargaining Chip

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/thaad-best-a-bargaining-chip_us_5991b2abe4b0ed1f464c0c97

Carry on, Korea: Is China smart, or just lucky?

http://www.atimes.com/carry-korea-china-smart-just-lucky/

Japan to seek assurance of U.S. defense pledge, including nuclear deterrence

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-usa-defence-idUSKCN1AV046?il=0

General Interest

FAS Report: Nuclear Dynamics In a Multipolar Strategic Ballistic Missile Defense World

https://fas.org/wp-content/uploads/media/Nuclear-Dynamics-In-A-Multipolar-Strategic-Ballistic-Missile-Defense-World.pdf

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