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September 30, 2010
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IN THIS ISSUE
  • Get Rid of Tactical Nuclear Weapons, NATO Leaders Told
    The Guardian
  • Jordan Sees Nuclear Accord with U.S. by Year-End
    Reuters
  • Iran Announces Delay in Activating Nuclear Plant
    Associated Press
  • Uranium Industry Benefits from Chinese Domestic and International Nuclear Ambition
    Uranium Investing News
  • MIT Releases Major Report: The Future of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle
    MIT Energy Initiative
  • North Korean Leader's Son Appointed to Key Posts
    Global Security Newswire
ANNOUNCEMENT: With wistfulness, but happiness for her, we announce that Deepti Choubey, the deputy director of the Nuclear Policy Program, will be taking the position of senior director for Nuclear and Bio-Security at the Nuclear Threat Initiative. This new position allows Deepti to expand her horizons at an outstanding organization with which Carnegie has always enjoyed working. Deepti has added greatly to the Nuclear Policy Program and we will miss her talent and energy.

Get Rid of Tactical Nuclear Weapons, NATO Leaders Told

Julian Borger, The Guardian
NATOA first draft of Nato's new strategic concept was distributed to member state ambassadors in Brussels this week, for consideration before defence and foreign ministers meet on October 14, and the Lisbon summit a month later.

So far, there has been no sign that the draft has anything much to say on rethinking Nato's nuclear stance, and in particular on what to do with the estimated 200 remaining US tactical nuclear weapons, B61 gravity bombs, scattered around European air bases.
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Jordan Sees Nuclear Accord with U.S. by Year-End

Amena Bakr, Reuters
Jordan expects to reach a compromise and sign a nuclear cooperation accord with the United States by the end of this year, although it will not forfeit its right to enrich uranium, an official said on Tuesday.
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Iran Announces Delay in Activating Nuclear Plant

Nasser Karimi, Associated Press
Iran will start loading its Russian-built nuclear reactor with enriched uranium fuel in early October, months later than had originally been announced.
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Uranium Industry Benefits from Chinese Domestic and International Nuclear Ambition

Dave Brown, Uranium Investing News
Editor's Note: This article suggests that China's biggest nuclear state-owned enterprise, CNNC, might partially privatize its nuclear power subsidiary.
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MIT Releases Major Report: The Future of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle

MIT Energy Initiative
Uranium supplies will not limit the expansion of nuclear power in the US or around the world for the foreseeable future, according to a major new interdisciplinary study produced under the auspices of the MIT Energy Initiative.
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North Korean Leader's Son Appointed to Key Posts

Global Security Newswire
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il's youngest son was named today to key positions in the state's ruling party, further cementing international belief that he is being primed as the next leader of the aspiring nuclear power, the Associated Press reported.
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