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Daily News: 02/2012

February 29, 2012

Steven Lee Myers & Choe Sang-Hun, "North Korea Agrees to Curb Nuclear Work; U.S. Offers Aid" New York Times / February 29, 2012 North Korea Agrees to Curb Nuclear Work; U.S. Offers Aid... View Source ›

Joby Warrick, "Iran’s underground nuclear sites not immune to U.S. bunker-busters, experts say" Washington Post / February 29, 2012 Iran’s underground nuclear sites not immune to U.S. bunker-busters, experts say... View Source ›

"Nuclear security summit aims to lay 'building blocks' for global governance " Yonhap / February 29, 2012 Nuclear security summit aims to lay 'building blocks' for global governance ... View Source ›

"UN nuclear watchdog sees signs of 'activities' at Iran site, say diplomats " Haaretz / February 29, 2012 UN nuclear watchdog sees signs of 'activities' at Iran site, say diplomats ... View Source ›

"India to Argue for Entry Into Atomic Export Group" Global Security Newswire / February 29, 2012 India to Argue for Entry Into Atomic Export Group... View Source ›

"World's oldest nuclear plant shuts in Britain" Reuters / February 29, 2012 World's oldest nuclear plant shuts in Britain... View Source ›

"Panel calls for study on direct disposal of spent nuclear fuel" Kyodo News Agency / February 29, 2012 Panel calls for study on direct disposal of spent nuclear fuel... View Source ›

February 28, 2012

"Israel Would Not Notify U.S. of Impending Iran Attack: Report" Global Security Newswire / February 28, 2012 Israel Would Not Notify U.S. of Impending Iran Attack: Report... View Source ›

Andy Sharp &Toru Fujioka, "Nuclear-Free Summer Looms Over Japan’s West in Risk to Growth" Bloomberg / February 28, 2012 Nuclear-Free Summer Looms Over Japan’s West in Risk to Growth... View Source ›

"U.S. Promotes 2012 Goals For Group of Eight Nonproliferation Program" Global Security Newswire / February 28, 2012 U.S. Promotes 2012 Goals For Group of Eight Nonproliferation Program... View Source ›

"S.Africa plans more funding for nuclear plants" Reuters / February 28, 2012 S.Africa plans more funding for nuclear plants... View Source ›

"Egyptian Delegate Aims to Break Disarmament Forum Deadlock" Global Security Newswire / February 28, 2012 Egyptian Delegate Aims to Break Disarmament Forum Deadlock... View Source ›

Caroline Copley, "Iran says making nuclear bombs a "great sin"" Reuters / February 28, 2012 Iran says making nuclear bombs a "great sin"... View Source ›

Shinichi Saoshiro, "Fukushima Nuclear Plant: Japan leaders Feared 'Devil's Chain Reaction' " Reuters / February 28, 2012 Fukushima Nuclear Plant: Japan leaders Feared 'Devil's Chain Reaction' ... View Source ›

February 27, 2012

"Iran may be "struggling" with new nuclear machines" Reuters / February 27, 2012 Iran may be "struggling" with new nuclear machines... View Source ›

Syed Akbar, "India to set up 20 nuclear reactors" Deccan Chronicle / February 27, 2012 India to set up 20 nuclear reactors... View Source ›

"Japan cities press utility to switch from nuclear" Reuters / February 27, 2012 Japan cities press utility to switch from nuclear... View Source ›

"WikiLeaks: Israel destroyed nuclear facilities in Iran" Ynet / February 27, 2012 WikiLeaks: Israel destroyed nuclear facilities in Iran... View Source ›

"Swedish minister: Iran's talks offer "satisfactory"" Reuters / February 27, 2012 Swedish minister: Iran's talks offer "satisfactory"... View Source ›

"Minuteman 3 Launched in Trial" Global Security Newswire / February 27, 2012 Minuteman 3 Launched in Trial... View Source ›

George Jahn, "U.N. agency: Iran expanding nuclear work" Associated Press / February 26, 2012 U.N. agency: Iran expanding nuclear work... View Source ›

February 24, 2012

Jonathan Tirone, "Iran Dismisses Inspector Concerns While Tripling Uranium" Bloomberg / February 24, 2012 Iran Dismisses Inspector Concerns While Tripling Uranium... View Source ›

"Japan to Recommend Emergency Energy Sources at Seoul Summit" Global Security Newswire / February 24, 2012 Japan to Recommend Emergency Energy Sources at Seoul Summit... View Source ›

Fredrik Dahl, "Iran wants more UN nuclear talks after Tehran stalemate" Reuters / February 24, 2012 Iran wants more UN nuclear talks after Tehran stalemate... View Source ›

"Group of Eight Nonproliferation Program to Deliver Aid to Kazakhstan" Global Security Newswire / February 24, 2012 Group of Eight Nonproliferation Program to Deliver Aid to Kazakhstan... View Source ›

Shinichi Saoshiro, "Hosono sees bigger govt role in Japan nuclear power" Reuters / February 23, 2012 Hosono sees bigger govt role in Japan nuclear power... View Source ›

Chris Buckley, "U.S. envoys says North Korea talks make some progress" Reuters / February 24, 2012 U.S. envoys says North Korea talks make some progress... View Source ›

"Los Alamos Lab to Tighten Security Practices" Global Security Newswire / February 24, 2012 Los Alamos Lab to Tighten Security Practices... View Source ›

February 23, 2012

"White House: IAEA visit a 'failure' for Iran" BBC / February 22, 2012 White House: IAEA visit a 'failure' for Iran... View Source ›

"Nations Respond Cautiously to Iran-IAEA Discord" Global Security Newswire / February 23, 2012 Nations Respond Cautiously to Iran-IAEA Discord... View Source ›

"Kuwait scraps nuclear power in light of Fukushima crisis" Kyodo News Agency / February 23, 2012 Kuwait scraps nuclear power in light of Fukushima crisis... View Source ›

"U.S. Intelligence Agency Foresees China Doubling ICBM Arsenal by 2025" Global Security Newswire / February 23, 2012 U.S. Intelligence Agency Foresees China Doubling ICBM Arsenal by 2025... View Source ›

"Poland to engage more partners in nuclear program" Reuters / February 23, 2012 Poland to engage more partners in nuclear program... View Source ›

"U.S. Holds "Serious" Talks With North Korea" Global Security Newswire / February 23, 2012 U.S. Holds "Serious" Talks With North Korea... View Source ›

"Nuclear industry leaders to discuss improving safety on summit sideline" The Korea Herald / February 23, 2012 Nuclear industry leaders to discuss improving safety on summit sideline... View Source ›

February 22, 2012

Julian Borger, "UN nuclear inspectors declare Iran mission a disappointment" The Guardian / February 22, 2012 UN nuclear inspectors declare Iran mission a disappointment... View Source ›

"U.S. Renews Atomic Trade Talks With Jordan" Global Security Newswire / February 22, 2012 U.S. Renews Atomic Trade Talks With Jordan... View Source ›

"US, North Korean nuclear envoys to meet for first talks after Kim Jong Il’s death" Associated Press / February 22, 2012 US, North Korean nuclear envoys to meet for first talks after Kim Jong Il’s death... View Source ›

"Obama Administration Promotes CTBT Ratification " Global Security Newswire / February 22, 2012 Obama Administration Promotes CTBT Ratification ... View Source ›

George Jahn, "Russia warns against 'hasty conclusions' over Iran" Associated Press / February 22, 2012 Russia warns against 'hasty conclusions' over Iran... View Source ›

"U.S. Applauds North Korea for Re-Engaging on Nuclear Weapons Issue" Global Security Newswire / February 22, 2012 U.S. Applauds North Korea for Re-Engaging on Nuclear Weapons Issue... View Source ›

"Khamenei: No obstacles can stop Iran's nuclear course" Reuters / February 22, 2012 Khamenei: No obstacles can stop Iran's nuclear course... View Source ›

February 21, 2012

"Radiation from tsunami disaster detected 400 miles off Japan’s coast, but levels below harmful" Associated Press / February 21, 2012 Radiation from tsunami disaster detected 400 miles off Japan’s coast, but levels below harmful... View Source ›

"North Korean Official in China For Talks With U.S." Global Security Newswire / February 21, 2012 North Korean Official in China For Talks With U.S.... View Source ›

Nasser Karimi, "Iran says will strike its foes pre-emptively" Huffington Post / February 21, 2012 Iran says will strike its foes pre-emptively... View Source ›

"IAEA Team Back in Iran for Nuclear Talks" Global Security Newswire / February 21, 2012 IAEA Team Back in Iran for Nuclear Talks... View Source ›

"Budget Forced Delay of Los Alamos Plutonium Lab: DOE Secretary" Global Security Newswire / February 21, 2012 Budget Forced Delay of Los Alamos Plutonium Lab: DOE Secretary... View Source ›

"Iran enriches 100 kg of Uranium to 20 percent" IANS / February 20, 2012 Iran says producing indigenous fuel affects talks with P5+1... View Source ›

"India, Pak agree to extend nuclear risk reduction pact for 5 years" The Hindu / February 21, 2012 India, Pak agree to extend nuclear risk reduction pact for 5 years... View Source ›

February 17, 2012

Fredrik Dahl, "U.N.'s Ban to defiant Iran: prove atom work peaceful" Reuters / February 17, 2012 U.N.'s Ban to defiant Iran: prove atom work peaceful... View Source ›

"U.S. Questions Iranian Atomic Advances" Global Security Newswire / February 16, 2012 U.S. Questions Iranian Atomic Advances... View Source ›

Mari Yamaguchi & Malcolm Foster , "Ex-PM: Japan was unprepared for nuke crisis " Associated Press / February 17, 2012 Ex-PM: Japan was unprepared for nuke crisis ... View Source ›

Fredrik Dahl, "Iran wants early resumption of nuclear talks: letter" Reuters / February 16, 2012 Iran wants early resumption of nuclear talks: letter... View Source ›

Elaine M. Grossman, "U.S. Can Safely Take Deeper Nuclear Arms Cuts: Senior Defense Official" Global Security Newswire / February 16, 2012 U.S. Can Safely Take Deeper Nuclear Arms Cuts: Senior Defense Official... View Source ›

Matt Smith, "U.S. nuclear plants similar to Fukushima spark concerns" CNN / February 17, 2012 U.S. nuclear plants similar to Fukushima spark concerns... View Source ›

Brian Murphy, "Iran says it's the victim in nuclear showdown " Associated Press / February 16, 2012 Iran says it's the victim in nuclear showdown ... View Source ›

February 13, 2012

"Iran Plans Major Nuclear Announcements" Global Security Newswire / February 13, 2012 Iran Plans Major Nuclear Announcements ... View Source ›

Steven Lee Myers, "U.S. to Meet North Koreans for New Talks" New York Times / February 13, 2012 U.S. to Meet North Koreans for New Talks... View Source ›

Indrani Bagchi, "Israel embassy car blast: Indian intelligence hints at Iran's hand" Times News Network / February 13, 2012 Israel embassy car blast: Indian intelligence hints at Iran's hand... View Source ›

"New START Follow-Up Talks Seen Addressing All U.S., Russian Nuclear Arms" Global Security Newswire / February 13, 2012 New START Follow-Up Talks Seen Addressing All U.S., Russian Nuclear Arms... View Source ›

Rick Gladstone, "Backers of Iran Sanctions Make an Appeal to China" New York Times / February 13, 2012 Backers of Iran Sanctions Make an Appeal to China... View Source ›

Chris Schneidmiller, "Obama Seeks More Money For Nuclear Arms, Nonproliferation" Global Security Newswire / February 13, 2012 Obama Seeks More Money For Nuclear Arms, Nonproliferation... View Source ›

"New Fukushima scare blamed on faulty thermometer" Reuters / February 13, 2012 New Fukushima scare blamed on faulty thermometer... View Source ›

February 10, 2012

"China Could Receive More Canadian Uranium Under Trade Deal" Global Security Newswire / February 10, 2012 China Could Receive More Canadian Uranium Under Trade Deal... View Source ›

"Pakistani Backing for Extremist Attacks on India Risks Nuclear Conflict, U.S. Admiral Says" Global Security Newswire / February 10, 2012 Pakistani Backing for Extremist Attacks on India Risks Nuclear Conflict, U.S. Admiral Says... View Source ›

"China to send senior official to Iran for nuclear talks" Reuters / February 10, 2012 China to send senior official to Iran for nuclear talks... View Source ›

"Iran sanctions already hitting oil trade flows: IEA" Reuters / February 10, 2012 Iran sanctions already hitting oil trade flows: IEA... View Source ›

"Congress 'Urgently' Approves $82 Million To Improve Its Biggest Bunker-Buster" Business Times / February 10, 2012 Congress 'Urgently' Approves $82 Million To Improve Its Biggest Bunker-Buster... View Source ›

"EU asks India to help bring Iran to nuclear talks" Reuters / February 10, 2012 EU asks India to help bring Iran to nuclear talks... View Source ›

"Bill Could Set Rules for U.S. Compliance With New START Accord" Global Security Newswire / February 9, 2012 Bill Could Set Rules for U.S. Compliance With New START Accord... View Source ›

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