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2015

May 10, 2015

Final nuclear deal should guarantee Iran’s rights: Russia

Press TV
The Russian deputy foreign minister has reaffirmed Moscow’s full support for a final nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 group that will ensure Tehran’s right to develop peaceful nuclear technology.

May 10, 2015

Nuclear deal could help Iran fund cyber war

The Hill
Cory Bennett
A diplomatic deal with Iran to limit its nuclear program could inadvertently jumpstart the country’s cyber warfare efforts. Experts say Tehran might use the economic sanctions relief from the nuclear pact to buttress its growing cyber program, which has already infiltrated critical networks in over a dozen countries, including the U.S.

May 9, 2015

How long would it take Iran to develop nukes? No one knows the answer for sure

The Hill
Kristina Wong
Experts aren’t sure how long it would take Iran to develop a nuclear weapon. The timeframe is key to the debate surrounding the administration’s negotiations with Iran and other countries on a nuclear deal that would place limits on Iran’s program in exchange for the lifting of sanctions.

May 8, 2015

The US is spending $60 million on Russian nuclear security

Business Insider
Bill Gert
The Energy Department plans to spend more than $60 million in Russia for nuclear security activities at the same time U.S. and European Union sanctions are punishing Moscow for aggression against Ukraine.

May 7, 2015

Faith-Based Organisations Warn of Impending Nuclear Disaster

TOWARD A NUCLEAR FREE WORLD | IPS
Thalif Deen
As the month-long review conference on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) continued into its second week, a coalition of some 50 faith-based organisations (FBOs), anti-nuclear peace activists and civil society organisations (CSOs) was assigned an unenviable task: a brief three-minute presentation warning the world of the disastrous humanitarian consequences of a nuclear attack.

May 7, 2015

The odds of an Iran nuclear deal just got better

The Washington Post
Greg Sargent
One hundred and fifty House Democrats have now signed a letter expressing strong support for President Obama’s ongoing negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program, I’ve learned, improving the chances that an eventual nuclear deal could survive the Congressional oversight process.

May 7, 2015

Russia and the US are racing to modernize their nuclear forces

Business Insider
Jeremy Bender
The Kremlin has embarked on a process to update all of its nuclear warheads and launch systems.

May 7, 2015

US policies could deadlock nuclear disarmament – Russian Foreign Ministry

RT.com
Washington’s current course in relations with Moscow could prevent any resolution of urgent problems in bilateral relations, including nuclear disarmament, the Russian Foreign Ministry warns.

May 7, 2015

Saudi Arabia doesn't trust the emerging Iran nuke deal and everyone's talking about them getting a nuclear bomb

Business Insider
Pamela Engel
As the proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran continues to escalate and Iran nuclear negotiations drag on, Middle East watchers are talking about Saudi Arabia wanting its own nuclear weapon as the country grows increasingly wary of Iran's potential.

May 7, 2015

Japan's Nuclear Diplomacy

The Diplomat
Mina Pollmann
Japanese actors, including diplomats, mayors, and hibakusha (victims of the atomic bombing), are again playing a prominent role at the ninth review conference of the 1970 nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) to press for the elimination of the estimated 16,000 nuclear weapons in the world today.

May 5, 2015

Neoconservatives waging ‘war of deception’ against Americans: US Scholar

Press TV
Zionist neoconservatives have “bought up” the US Congress by paying “bribes” to lawmakers in the form of vast political contributions, said Dr. Kevin Barrett, a founding member of the Muslim-Jewish-Christian Alliance.

May 5, 2015

Reemphasise Efforts To Nuclear Weapons Disarmament, International Community Told

Bernama
Malaysia has called on the international community to re-emphasise on the efforts to disarmament and eliminate nuclear weapons in total.

May 5, 2015

Can the IAEA verify the Iran deal?

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Alissa L Carigan
On April 2, six world powers known as the P5+1—the United States, Russia, China, France, the United Kingdom, and Germany—announced a framework agreement with Iran that, if it leads to a full deal, will build transparency in Iran's nuclear program and, by increasing the time Tehran would need to build a nuclear weapon, limit Iran’s nuclear capabilities.

May 5, 2015

S. Korean, U.S. nuclear envoys discuss 'exploratory talks' with N. Korea

The Korea Herald
South Korea's chief nuclear envoy met with his U.S. counterpart Monday for talks expected to focus on discussing how to restart long-stalled negotiations aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear programs. http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20150505000051

May 4, 2015

S. Korea could be tempted to go nuclear: U.S. scientist

The Korea Herald
A U.S. scientist says South Korea could be tempted to develop its own nuclear weapons to cope with a nuclear-armed North Korea or if Japan decides to go nuclear.

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