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October 14, 2010
IN THIS ISSUE
  • U.N. Nuclear Agency Faces Dilemma over Syria
    Reuters
  • India Rejects Clause on Nuke Tests in Civilian Pact with Japan
    Kyodo News
  • Another North Korean Missile First
    Arms Control Wonk
  • NATO Allies Close to Agreeing on Missile Defense, Diplomat Says
    Global Security Newswire
  • NATO Needs a Missile Defense
    International Herald Tribune
  • We Must Restart our Stalled Nuclear Talks
    Financial Times
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U.N. Nuclear Agency Faces Dilemma over Syria

Fredrik Dahl, Reuters
IAEAThe U.N. nuclear agency says Syria is stonewalling its investigation into suspected atomic activity, but it may hold back from escalating the dispute to avoid opening a new front at a time of rising tension with Iran.

It has been more than two years since Syria allowed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to inspect the Dair Alzour desert site, where secret nuclear work may have taken place before it was bombed to rubble by Israel in 2007.
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India Rejects Clause on Nuke Tests in Civilian Pact with Japan

Kyodo News
India has rejected a proposal by Japan to include in a bilateral civilian nuclear cooperation pact a clause that Tokyo would halt nuclear energy cooperation if New Delhi conducts a nuclear test, Japanese Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara said Tuesday.
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Another North Korean Missile First

Joshua Pollack, Arms Control Wonk
In all the hubbub over the Musudan IRBM (to say nothing of the artful illusion of hair) it was all too easy to miss that this weekend’s big parade in Pyongyang also featured the first appearance of at least one other missile.
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NATO Allies Close to Agreeing on Missile Defense, Diplomat Says

Martin Matishak, Global Security Newswire
Officials from NATO member states are "very close" to endorsing U.S. development of a Europe-based missile shield as a complement to the alliance's corresponding efforts, a top diplomat said here yesterday.
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NATO Needs a Missile Defense

Anders Fogh Rasmussen, International Herald Tribune
To most people in Europe, the threat of missile attack is rarely on their radar. Of those who do think about it, some wonder about the cost; or about whether there really is a threat; or about whether missile defense actually works.
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We Must Restart our Stalled Nuclear Talks

Madeleine Albright and Igor Ivanov, Financial Times
In September the US Senate foreign relations committee voted to support New Start, an important treaty limiting nuclear arms in America and Russia. It was a hopeful step, but sadly politics intervened.
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