New Moniz-Nunn op-ed, test your WMD knowledge for the new school year, and more

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Have you visited NTI’s new http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=133e194c0ff4f3624ed592132dfa6d47ef33da418c459b8f4c80c9c64442af48968ed0362fd92ed000e817e1d4bc9b240c6f2dd2105c0481 Back-to-School page yet? Packed with our top educational resources on nuclear and other WMD issues, this new page directs you to the most comprehensive, up-to-date content available for the new school year!

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Find teaching tools, including North Korea and Iran missile test databases created for NTI by the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), a Nuclear Security Summit simulation and lesson plan, films and teaching guides. Read our country profiles and primers on threats to cyber nuclear security and biosecurity and have your students use our interactive tutorials. After exploring the Back-to-School page, you can http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=133e194c0ff4f3628f8bcce9ffe5015ec36a91d065f22483808635fe94349412804ea798b9a1347c877608e3e71a392a5e31c3b8c3e49c0f test your knowledge on Atomic Pulse. http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=133e194c0ff4f3624ed592132dfa6d47ef33da418c459b8f4c80c9c64442af48968ed0362fd92ed000e817e1d4bc9b240c6f2dd2105c0481 READ MORE

http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=133e194c0ff4f3621e62c7e456af443d27392bcb8523579faf587e8acac383362a7e51ffd236a2b5d855b269dbd95a6d07f4b35822c91819 A Milestone for Nuclear Nonproliferation: IAEA LEU Bank Officially Launched in Kazakhstan On August 29th, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), with the Government of Kazakhstan and the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), launched a http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=133e194c0ff4f3621e62c7e456af443d27392bcb8523579faf587e8acac383362a7e51ffd236a2b5d855b269dbd95a6d07f4b35822c91819 new low-enriched uranium (LEU) bank in Kazakhstan. The LEU Bank will provide countries investing in nuclear power an assured supply of fuel to use for peaceful purposes without incurring the significant costs of building their own enrichment facilities and without adding to global proliferation risks. The Bank, http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=133e194c0ff4f362c01a7f3b7cfe885e0520b8c07970e21b0fb54113a86e946fc6aa3676356aad7dc0900f5d114812d355dc59daa16c69c6 jump-started by NTI more than a decade ago with an investment of $50 million from Warren Buffett, will be owned and managed by the IAEA and is the first of its kind not to be under control of any individual country. Find resources on the launch event, including http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=133e194c0ff4f36283e5c24edd5688bde012d8c61a31eebb4d286f625cbeeec9347b2e7a998205e72ec7c64b4d436d9423684ff6102ddf96 full remarks by NTI Co-Chairman Sam Nunn, http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=133e194c0ff4f3623be40b5500832f7bbbfed3a983cac43fa4136c9efc921ca35ce8fc7945319062c6a228581e1b6be89d613326a534e812 infographics, and a fact sheet about the Bank: http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=133e194c0ff4f3621e62c7e456af443d27392bcb8523579faf587e8acac383362a7e51ffd236a2b5d855b269dbd95a6d07f4b35822c91819 READ MORE

http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=133e194c0ff4f36260e6f9bc45e453db77122cfc1812c95b1cc915c3f23b2d8650be08e5e1c8c8b95d5b81c985494bfbfa9335bf4d3e7731 Moniz and Nunn in The Washington Post: Deep U.S.-Russia Malaise Calls for a Liaison Between Trump and Congress NTI Co-Chairman and CEO Ernest Moniz and Co-Chairman Sam Nunn published a new http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=133e194c0ff4f36260e6f9bc45e453db77122cfc1812c95b1cc915c3f23b2d8650be08e5e1c8c8b95d5b81c985494bfbfa9335bf4d3e7731 joint op-ed in The Washington Post, urging President Trump and Congress to form a bipartisan liaison group to improve coordination on U.S.-Russia relations. Moniz and Nunn argue that bringing the two branches of government together to form a workable consensus on Russia policy is essential to addressing areas of vital interest between the two countries, chief among which, Moniz and Nunn say, is “reducing nuclear and other military risks and preventing catastrophic terrorist attacks.” http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=133e194c0ff4f36260e6f9bc45e453db77122cfc1812c95b1cc915c3f23b2d8650be08e5e1c8c8b95d5b81c985494bfbfa9335bf4d3e7731 READ MORE

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- NTI CEO http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=133e194c0ff4f3629afd6acc1953f061dfefe9dc12300ddab3d92c2f387c80e85c9bba5e85762e15a2aa6e9098c234e0565716c79b94c065 Ernest Moniz joined Christiane Amanpour on CNN this week to discuss North Korea’s emerging nuclear capabilities, and the country’s latest nuclear test. In an http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=133e194c0ff4f36237ed573d9ebc1a19fa922db84ea299df20c31d370c945f8c4fcda6d8109112f7477454d35f93e62328046981bfaf278c interview with Bloomberg, Moniz discussed why he thinks the risk of nuclear arms use is at its highest since the Cuban Missile Crisis. - http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=133e194c0ff4f36240d0317ef82de485c05db854aced0c133c00a8902c140df389fdbd0ce66586f809188f5a4be787435f70e4764efb52e4 Sam Nunn spoke with Georgia Public Radio to address heightened tensions with North Korea and to highlight the significance of last week’s launch of the http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=133e194c0ff4f3621e62c7e456af443d27392bcb8523579faf587e8acac383362a7e51ffd236a2b5d855b269dbd95a6d07f4b35822c91819 IAEA Low-Enriched Uranium (LEU) Bank. - http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=133e194c0ff4f362cf45aff957ce9b50ac507b0c08040ebbc3d814954e062cb2bc8f48cfeaf372e7df9b04c74b44396ed883fe47ced808c5 John Carlson, counselor to NTI and a member of the Asia Pacific Leadership Network (APLN), published a new opinion piece, arguing http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=6eac83d36077faf305984049f8da82b0e0becdd54a1d3e516d1bdc84870ba8acc1b893cd05e0e153e7334f6741750f629a56a278c7a5a6a8 why dialogue with North Korea is still the best option to reduce tensions in the region. News from Our Global Leadership Networks

- The Asia-Pacific Leadership Network (APLN) released a statement expressing http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=6eac83d36077faf37c5beb2872eacd0fff5382fe34d4e051aa1b1a7ccb7693185c0d2e22dd443ef2e4dc3859369d7beb55c291b4e4d919cc grave concern about North Korea’s 6th nuclear test this week. - Former Deputy Secretary General of NATO and US Ambassador to Russia, Alexander Vershbow, wrote a new piece for the European Leadership Network (ELN) http://click.e-nti.org/?qs=6eac83d36077faf3c2b1035aae9b3c4f84bfc7378adf890c9209c85991d1f3005253d3770f62f22ae9c3bb254bae39593e6539683e3fdff9 calling for unity between the U.S. and Europe in implementing new sanctions on Russia.

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