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July 8, 2010

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  • Iran Says Sanctions Might Slow Nuclear Programme
    Reuters
  • U.A.E. Diplomat Mulls Hit on Iran's Nukes
    The Washington Times
  • The New Start Treaty: Time for a Careful Look
    The Wall Street Journal
  • Saudi Agrees on Nuclear Energy Pact with France
    Agence France-Presse
  • U.S. Plans Cyber Shield for Utilities, Companies
    The Wall Street Journal
  • Six Japanese Companies to Set Up International Venture
    Nuclear Engineering International
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Iran Says Sanctions Might Slow Nuclear Programme

Robin Pomeroy and Ramin Mostafavi, Reuters
SalehiSanctions against Iran could slow down its nuclear progress, a senior government official said on Wednesday, the first time Tehran has acknowledged the measures might have some bite.

"We cannot say the sanctions have no effect," the head of Iran's atomic energy agency, Ali Akbar Salehi, was quoted as saying by ISNA news agency. "Maybe they will slow down the work but they will not stop it, that's certain."
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U.A.E. Diplomat Mulls Hit on Iran's Nukes

Eli Lake, The Washington Times
Editor's Note: This article quotes a public interview between the UAE Ambassador to the United States, Youssef al-Otaiba, with The Atlantic at the Aspen Ideas Festival. Ambassador al-Otaiba reportedly remarked for the first time in public that he prefers a resort to military action to "living with a nuclear Iran." The UAE government has since dismissed his statement.
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The New Start Treaty: Time for a Careful Look

Jon Kyl, The Wall Street Journal
Hearings to ratify the nuclear arms treaty with Russia known as New Start are now underway in the Senate. To win the 67 votes needed to ratify it, President Obama is going to have to do more than defend the provisions of this one document.
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Saudi Agrees on Nuclear Energy Pact with France

Agence France-Presse
The Saudi cabinet agreed on Monday to sign a nuclear cooperation accord with France, which could open the way for French help in developing nuclear power in the oil-rich kingdom.
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U.S. Plans Cyber Shield for Utilities, Companies

Siobhan Gorman, The Wall Street Journal
The federal government is launching an expansive program dubbed "Perfect Citizen" to detect cyber assaults on private companies and government agencies running such critical infrastructure as the electricity grid and nuclear-power plants, according to people familiar with the program.
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Six Japanese Companies to Set Up International Venture

Nuclear Engineering International
A consortium of six Japanese companies has set up an office to prepare for the launch of a company to promote power plants projects in emerging nuclear countries.
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