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September 23, 2010
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IN THIS ISSUE
  • Nuclear Phobia
    International Herald Tribune
  • Ratify New START Now
    The Washington Times
  • Egypt Accuses Israel of Gall in Nuclear Row
    Agence France-Presse
  • Medvedev Bans Sale of S-300 Missiles, Other Weapons to Iran
    RIA Novosti
  • North Korea's Top Nuclear Diplomat Promoted to Vice Premier
    Reuters
  • Germany Joins New International Initiative for Nuclear Disarmament
    Deutsche Welle

Nuclear Phobia

William Potter and Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova, International Herald Tribune
ClintonJudging by the comments of most political figures, scholars and media pundits, regardless of political orientation, the future of nuclear proliferation is bleak.

This time, the sky is surely falling. At the very least, the world is at a "tipping point" in the direction of a nuclear armed crowd with far more countries actively pursuing and acquiring nuclear weapons. On this point, Hillary Clinton, Benjamin Netanyahu, Ban Ki-moon and John McCain all agree.
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Ratify New START Now

Brent Scowcroft and Jake Garn, The Washington Times
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has just approved the new U.S.-Russian nuclear arms treaty (New START) and sent it to the Senate floor. We are writing to urge that the Senate move promptly to ratify it.
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Egypt Accuses Israel of Gall in Nuclear Row

Agence France-Presse
Egypt accused Israel of gall Wednesday in a bitter exchange over nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation in the Middle East at a meeting of the UN atomic watchdog.
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Medvedev Bans Sale of S-300 Missiles, Other Weapons to Iran

RIA Novosti
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree banning the delivery of S-300 air defense systems and a host of other major arms to Iran, the Kremlin said Wednesday.
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North Korea's Top Nuclear Diplomat Promoted to Vice Premier

Reuters
The architect of North Korea's nuclear arms program has been promoted to vice premier, the country's state media said on Thursday, as it gears up for a rare ruling party meeting to pick a new leadership.
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Germany Joins New International Initiative for Nuclear Disarmament

Deutsche Welle
Ten countries, including Germany, have joined together to call for a world without nuclear weapons. The new initiative comes as Germany tries to boost its chances of being elected to a seat on the UN Security Council.
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