New North Korea Missile Test Resources, Disarmament Verification Efforts, and More

By Newsroom America Feeds at 30 Nov 2017

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November 30, 2017 New 3D YouTube Videos of North Korea’s Missiles and Nuclear Facilities

North Korea’s missile test this week has prompted a new wave of concern about advances in the rogue state’s nuclear program. Researchers at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) are closely tracking the developments and have updated our resources on North Korea’s evolving capabilities. They’ve produced B-roll videos of the newly-revealed missile, and created an updated infographic on elements of North Korea’s program. Find these resources, the CNS missile test database, and our North Korea country profile here: READ MORE The Washington Post Features CNS Researchers CNS’ cutting-edge detective work on North Korea’s nuclear program and the extensive resources they create to explain and illustrate elements of the program were featured in a story in The Washington Post. The article explores how CNS researchers use technology, including geolocation tools, to “figure out North Korea’s secrets.” Find CNS nuclear detective stories on our website here . Want more analysis? See our CNS missile test database here and our North Korea country profile here. READ MORE Working Groups Head to Argentina for Fifth IPNDV Plenary The International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification (IPNDV), a major international initiative co-led by NTI and the U.S. Department of State, is holding its fifth plenary meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina this week. IPNDV’s goal is to understand the challenges inherent in nuclear disarmament verification and begin to develop solutions to those challenges. This week’s meeting will review Phase I of the Partnership’s work, which has focused on monitoring and verification objectives, on-site inspections, and technical challenges and solutions. For more information on the Partnership, CLICK HERE Students Reflect on the Vatican’s Disarmament Conference In posts for NTI’s Atomic Pulse blog, students Sarah Bueter from the University of Notre Dame and Daniel Rosenberg from Georgetown University highlight critical topics that arose from the Vatican’s recent Conference on Disarmament in Rome. Bueter focuses on the false sense of security created by the possession of nuclear weapons; Rosenberg highlights the significant contributions that Pope Francis and the Holy See have made toward a building world without nuclear threats. For these and other blog posts by students, interns, and NTI staff, CLICK HERE

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Every day, NTI works to protect our lives, livelihoods, environment, and quality of life from the risks posed by weapons of mass destruction and disruption, now and for future generations. More NTI News

- The United States and Russia have are engaged in a new Cold War, warned William J. Perry during a lecture at the Foreign Policy Association. Perry is a founding board member of NTI. - Perry argues that spending less on nuclear weapons would make us safer in a recent op-ed in The Washington Post. News from Our Global Leadership Networks

- Ramesh Thakur, co-convenor of the Asia-Pacific Leadership Network (APLN), wrote an analysis of “nuclear norms” and the nuclear ban treaty. - William Hill, Global Fellow at the Wilson Center, and former Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova, wrote a new piece for the European Leadership Network (ELN): “Unrecognized Actors from Unrecognized States: Moscow’s Puppets or Inevitable Interlocutors.”


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