Blog Posts: WMD

New sanctions on North Korea could bite deep

North Korea has been just as recalcitrant under Kim Jong Un as it was under his father and grandfather. But a new round of sanctions, following the Hermit Kingdom's nuclear test, could exert more pressure than its predecessors. 
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No Comments | Posted by Madison L. Beveridge on Tue. March 8, 2016 8:31 PM
Categories: North Korea, South Korea, United Nations, WMD

H-Bomb threat aims to stymie action on N. Korea human rights

In a statement released after its purported H-bomb test, North Korea suggested that the test was in response to a UN report critical of its record on human rights.

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No Comments | Posted by Madeline A. Salamone (Maddie) on Mon. January 25, 2016 2:15 AM
Categories: International Human Rights, North Korea, United Nations, WMD

The US and Spain’s Palomares agreement and how it could affect future nuclear cleanups

The U.S. and Spain are inching toward an agreement to finish cleaning up radioactive waste that remained after a B-52 crashed in 1966. Will it serve as a template for future cleanups?


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No Comments | Posted by Robert L. Hash on Mon. October 26, 2015 11:31 AM
Categories: Environmental, Spain, United States, WMD

Marshall Islands sues nuclear nations on multiple fronts

The Marshall Islands archipelago was the site of dozens of nuclear weapons tests between 1946 and 1958. Now it's suing nuclear nations in multiple courts.


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No Comments | Posted by Nicholas D. Decker on Thu. September 24, 2015 7:53 PM
Categories: Marshall Islands, Nuclear weapons, United States, WMD

A 21st Century Model for U.S. Nuclear Policy

The United States has been in high-stakes negotiations with Iran in recent months over the rollback of Iran's nuclear program. The agreement would place severe restrictions on Iran’s ability to accrue and enrich uranium beyond a specified level for ten years.


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Posted by Joseph Ho Kim (Joe) on Thu. March 19, 2015 12:59 PM
Categories: China, Energy, Israel, Nuclear weapons, Pakistan, South Korea, WMD

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