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October 22, 2009
IN THIS ISSUE
  • This Time, Ban the Test
    International Herald Tribune
  • Iran Brings Urgency to U.S.'s Need to Ratify Nuclear-Test Treaty
    The Hill
  • Iran, 3 Powers Have Till Friday to OK Nuclear Deal
    Reuters
  • Clinton Calls for Expanded IAEA Authority
    Global Security Newswire
  • Poland to Accept U.S. Offer on Shield
    The New York Times
  • U.S. Pressures Japan on Military Package
    The Washington Post
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This Time, Ban the Test

Jessica Tuchman Mathews, International Herald Tribune
Nuclear TestTen years ago, the Senate rejected a treaty to ban nuclear testing.

To many, this was shocking. After more than 1,000 tests there was nothing of military value left for the United States to learn unless it wanted new warheads. The Cold War had been over for a decade and the U.S. arsenal already had more warheads than imaginable targets. American conventional superiority was enormous and growing. Full Article

Iran Brings Urgency to U.S.'s Need to Ratify Nuclear-Test Treaty

Deepti Choubey, The Hill
Ten years ago last week, the Senate rejected the treaty for a global ban on nuclear tests. In April, President Barack Obama promised to "immediately and aggressively pursue U.S. ratification."
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Iran, 3 Powers Have Till Friday to OK Nuclear Deal

Mark Heinrich and Sylvia Westall, Reuters
The U.N. nuclear watchdog presented on Wednesday a draft deal to Iran and three world powers for approval within two days to reduce Tehran's stockpile of enriched uranium, seen by the West as a nuclear weapons risk.
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Clinton Calls for Expanded IAEA Authority

Global Security Newswire
The International Atomic Energy Agency needs stronger authority to seek out potential clandestine facilities around the world that could be involved in nuclear weapons production, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in a nonproliferation policy address today (see GSN, Oct. 20).
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Poland to Accept U.S. Offer on Shield

Judy Dempsey, The New York Times
Poland, smarting after President Obama announced last month that he would scrap Bush-era plans to deploy an antiballistic missile system in Eastern Europe, will accept an offer to host parts of a new, more mobile, missile defense system, Polish officials said Tuesday.
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U.S. Pressures Japan on Military Package

John Pomfret and Blaine Harden, The Washington Post
Worried about a new direction in Japan's foreign policy, the Obama administration warned the Tokyo government Wednesday of serious consequences if it reneges on a military realignment plan formulated to deal with a rising China.
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