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Verification and SALT

Title:                      Verification and SALT

Author:                  William C. Potter

Potter, William C. (1980), ed. Verification and SALT: The Challenge of Strategic Deception. Boulder, CO: Westview Press… 429 more words

Maskirovka

Uranium fuel for INS Arihant (Indian Nuclear Submarine)

1KG of 30% to 40% HEU will require 90 SWU/year assuming tail out at 0.25% U235 and 0.7% NU. Airhant is said to use this 30 to 40% maal. 541 more words

Nonproliferation

Tomgram: Patrick Cockburn, How to Ensure a Thriving Caliphate

Think of the new “caliphate” of the Islamic State, formerly the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), as George W. Bush and Dick Cheney's gift to the world (with a helping hand from the Saudis and other financiers of extremism in the Persian Gulf). 1,294 more words

Crimes Against Humanity

All in the Timing: The Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone in the Middle East - Patricia Mary Lewis

The Helsinki Conference process established by the 2010 nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference is the most significant opportunity to increase stability and prevent nuclear catastrophe in the Middle East that has presented itself in recent years. 582 more words

National Security

Russia’s Strategic Pakistan Play

Russia’s decision to go ahead with the sale of Mi-35 attack helicopters to Pakistan, even in the face of official Indian concerns, is being seen by some quarters as evidence of a “major” regional re-alignment in the wake of the American drawdown in Afghanistan. 1,205 more words

United States

Arms Control at it's Worst

On Monday, the United States formally accused Russia of violating the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty, which bans ground-launched missiles with ranges between 500 and 5,500 kilometers. 613 more words

American Politics