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September 15, 2009
IN THIS ISSUE
  • U.S. Drafts New Nuclear Resolution
    Politico
  • US to Confront Iran over Nuclear Weapons Claims
    Agence France-Presse
  • Iran Sanctions: Why Pakistan Won't Help
    Time
  • Folly in India's Nuclear Ways
    The Canberra Times
  • RI Supports Myanmar's Nuclear Energy Program
    The Jakarta Post
  • China Vows Firm Position on Nuclear Safety
    Xinhua
  • Nevada Test Site Getting New Life
    Las Vegas Review-Journal
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U.S. Drafts New Nuclear Resolution

Laura Rozen, Politico
ObamaThe United States has distributed a new draft resolution on nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation to other permanent members of the United Nations Security Council that includes a pledge by nuclear states to not use nuclear weapons against non-nuclear states. It also would make the "right" of a country to pursue a peaceful nuclear program contingent on not being found in violation of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty's other obligations.
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US to Confront Iran over Nuclear Weapons Claims

Agence France-Presse
The US will confront Iran with accusations it is developing nuclear weapons in crunch talks next month between Tehran and six world powers which are set to be held in Turkey, officials said Tuesday.
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Iran Sanctions: Why Pakistan Won't Help

Omar Waraich, Time
Iran's neighbors could play a decisive role in determining whether any sanctions aimed at curbing Tehran's nuclear ambitions are effective — and one Iran neighbor from whom the U.S. should expect little support on the issue is Pakistan.
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Folly in India's Nuclear Ways

Ramesh Thakur, The Canberra Times
Three recent events reopen the debate on the wisdom of India's nuclear tests in 1998, as judged from within the narrow framework of its own interests. Or rather, they confirm the folly of the tests.
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RI Supports Myanmar's Nuclear Energy Program

Lilian Budianto, The Jakarta Post
Indonesia will support Myanmar's nuclear energy program for civilian use, said a top official on Friday, amid controversy concerning the junta’s poor human rights records and its nuclear weapon ambition.
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China Vows Firm Position on Nuclear Safety

Xinhua
The Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations Office at Vienna, Hu Xiaodi gave a speech in the Board Meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) held in Vienna on Monday, expounding the Chinese government's position on nuclear safety issues.
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Nevada Test Site Getting New Life

Keith Rogers, Las Vegas Review-Journal
Managers of the Nevada Test Site are ready to write a new chapter in the history of the nation's nuclear weapons proving grounds.
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