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September 7, 2010
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IN THIS ISSUE
  • New START: Security Through 21st-Century Verification
    Arms Control Today
  • IAEA Sees No Progress On Syria Nuclear Case
    Global Security Newswire
  • Iran Remains Defiant, Nuclear Agency Says
    The New York Times
  • India Nuke Bill Seen as Bad for Business
    The Washington Times
  • Challenges Cloud German Reactor Plan
    Wall Street Journal
  • Indian Military Tests Supersonic Cruise Missile Off Country's Eastern Coast
    The Canadian Press
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New START: Security Through 21st-Century Verification

Rose Gottemoeller, Arms Control Today
IndiaOn July 1, 1988, a U.S. inspection team flew to the Soviet Union to inspect one of its intermediate-range-missile operating bases. Upon arrival in Moscow, the team announced to the Soviet escorts that it would inspect Rechitsa, an SS-20 missile base located in present-day Belarus. The visit to Rechitsa marked the first time a U.S. inspection team had the opportunity to inspect a Soviet operating base for nuclear-armed intermediate-range ballistic missiles.

On the same day, a Soviet team of inspectors arrived at Travis Air Force Base in California to inspect intermediate-range-missile facilities there and at bases in Arizona, Utah, and Colorado.
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IAEA Sees No Progress On Syria Nuclear Case

Global Security Newswire
Syria has continued blocking a 2-year-old U.N. probe of a suspected nuclear reactor destroyed in a 2007 Israeli airstrike, International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukiya Amano said in a report yesterday.
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Iran Remains Defiant, Nuclear Agency Says

David E. Sanger and William J. Broad, The New York Times
Three months after the United Nations Security Council enacted its harshest sanctions yet against Iran, global nuclear inspectors reported Monday that the country has dug in its heels, refusing to provide inspectors with the information and access they need to determine whether the real purpose of Tehranís program is to produce weapons. †
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India Nuke Bill Seen as Bad for Business

Ashish Kumar Sen, The Washington Times
A bill approved last week by the Indian Parliament that holds suppliers of nuclear reactors and raw materials liable in the event of an accident is raising concerns that it will scare away foreign businesses from India's lucrative energy market.
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Challenges Cloud German Reactor Plan

Patrick McGroarty, Wall Street Journal
Germany's government and energy utilities ended months of wrangling and agreed to extend the life of the country's nuclear-power plants, but popular resistance and possible legal challenges cloud the fate of the deal.
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Indian Military Tests Supersonic Cruise Missile Off Country's Eastern Coast

Nirmala George, The Canadian Press
India successfully tested on Sunday a BrahMos supersonic cruise missile as part of ongoing trials to fine-tune its ability to hit targets, an official said.
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