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November 4, 2010
IN THIS ISSUE
  • Obama in India
    Video Q&A
  • Russian Lawmakers Drop "New START" Endorsement
    Global Security Newswire
  • The EU's Deep Underground Storage Plan
    World Nuclear News
  • Iran Envoy Dismisses Tougher Terms for Atom Fuel Swap
    Reuters
  • Top Official Confirms: US to Lift Hi-Tech Nuclear Sanctions
    Hindustan Times
  • Clinton Signs Accord Ending 25-Year U.S. Nuclear Dispute with New Zealand
    Bloomberg
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Obama in India

George Perkovich, Video Q&A
US-IndiaPresident Obama departs on his first presidential visit to India this week with some critics in the United States and India arguing that his administration hasn't devoted sufficient attention to a democratic India that could counter a rising China. In a new video Q&A, George Perkovich talks about the significance of the trip and relations between New Delhi and Washington.

Perkovich argues that while the bilateral relationship is important, it suffers from unrealistic expectations and largely unavoidable differences in the two countries short-term interests which their elected representatives will reflect.
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Russian Lawmakers Drop "New START" Endorsement

Global Security Newswire
A key Russian legislative panel annulled its call for ratification of a new nuclear arms control treaty with the United States based on the outcome of yesterday's U.S. midterm election, Agence France-Presse reported.
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The EU's Deep Underground Storage Plan

World Nuclear News
The European Commission has today released its long-awaited proposed nuclear waste directive, which would tell European Union (EU) member states to develop plans to store radioactive waste in safe repositories.
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Iran Envoy Dismisses Tougher Terms for Atom Fuel Swap

Fredrik Dahl, Reuters
Iran's envoy to the U.N. nuclear agency dismissed on Tuesday a U.S. suggestion that Tehran should agree to tougher conditions than those it rejected last year for a possible nuclear fuel swap.
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Top Official Confirms: US to Lift Hi-Tech Nuclear Sanctions

Yashwant Raj, Hindustan Times
The discussions are over, and India and the US are ready with the biggest announcement of President Barack Obama’s visit: decontrol of the sale of sensitive equipment to India, and the completion of India’s nuclear rehabilitation.
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Clinton Signs Accord Ending 25-Year U.S. Nuclear Dispute with New Zealand

Chris Bourke and Nicole Gaouette, Bloomberg
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton signed an accord with New Zealand in Wellington today marking the rebuilding of relations derailed 25 years ago by a nuclear feud.
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