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Pompeo’s Iran Plan Is a Pipe Dream

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s announcement this month that the United States would no longer implement the Iran nuclear deal, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday… 801 more words

Middle East

In the Middle East, Soon Everyone Will Want the Bomb

President Donald Trump’s recent decision to withdraw the United States from the Iran nuclear deal and his offer to help Saudi Arabia build nuclear reactors raise the question of just how wild a nuclearized Middle East might get. 1,387 more words

Middle East

2017 IAEA Safeguards Implementation Report

I’ve been in reading and thinking (and despairing) mode for the past couple of weeks since the Madness of King Donald resulted in the U.S. withdrawing from the JCPOA.  234 more words


The Pentagon finally admits that Israel has nuclear weapons

It’s not exactly news, but still, it’s now really official.

Early last month the Department of Defense released a secret report done in 1987 by the Pentagon-funded Institute for Defense Analysis that essentially confirms the existence of Israel’s nukes.

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GE-Hitachi to Offer 300 MW SMR

Design work is underway to downsize the 1500 MW ESBWR to a 300 MW model to be called the BWRX300.

As yet no date has been set for submitting it for design safety review at the NRC. 2,103 more words


US, South Korea Discuss Way Forward After Kim Jong Un Balks Before Singapore Summit

US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday discussed North Korea’s recent threats to cancel its unprecedented summit with Washington, Seoul’s presidential office said. 278 more words