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July 31, 2014 | Elaine M. Grossman | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
As new peace talks approach, Nawaz Sharif's government is said to eye a "very comprehensive proposal" with India on easing atomic-arms tensions.
Former top Russian and European diplomats are asking their countries' leaders to ramp up cooperation, not eschew it, to resolve a major rift over Ukraine.
July 31, 2014 | Diane Barnes | Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Verification and Monitoring , Cruise Missiles
A U.S. analyst says Russia may be putting a new type of missile into launch-ready position, despite its link to an intensifying nuclear feud with Washington.
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Air Force brass on Wednesday defended their decision to spare nuclear-arms personnel from the force cutbacks happening in other parts of the service.
July 31, 2014 | Extended Deterrence , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament , Verification and Monitoring
NATO and Poland joined with the United States on Wednesday in voicing concerns that Russia was in violation of a Cold War-era nuclear missile treaty.
July 31, 2014 | Sanctions, Delivery Systems
The United States on Wednesday sanctioned two North Korean firms involved in an illegal arms-shipping scheme uncovered in Panama last year.
A coalition of scientists defended studies on hazardous pathogens after laboratory missteps, the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy reports.
July 31, 2014 | Radiological Incidents
British authorities will conceal certain elements of a planned probe on a Russian dissident's radiation-poisoning death, the London Guardian reports.
July 31, 2014
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Quote of the Day
Michael Krepon, co-founder of the Stimson Center, on Pakistan's renewed interest in pursuing nuclear-arms diplomacy with India, despite a lack of public signs that Islamabad is "dialing back on its nuclear weapon-related programs."
It's a solemn dance.