NPSGlobal, 9 May 2013.
During the period between 22 April and 3 May 2013 is being held, at the United Nations Office in Geneva, the Second Preparatory Committee for the 2015 Review Conference of the Nonproliferation Treaty – NPT.
Global Security Newswire, 1 Feb 2013.
A chemical weapons disposal plant in Colorado has been fully built and is now undergoing an extended check of its technology.
"The government officially declared completion of the facility on Dec. 12," according to Sandra Romero, spokeswoman for contractor Bechtel, which is charged with building and operating the facility at the Pueblo Chemical Depot that will eliminate 780,000 munitions and 2,611 tons of mustard blister agent.
Yonhap News, 4 Feb 2013.
North Korea exhibited the fuselage of what is presumed to be the long-range rocket it launched in December, and explicitly called it a ballistic missile, despite its claims to the outside world that the Unha-3 was part of its peaceful space development program, a report said Monday.
By Joshua Keating, Foreign Policy, 9 Jan 2013.
As he's wont to do, Matt Drudge has kicked up a fuss today by plastering photos of Hitler and Stalin above the headline "White House Threatens 'Executive Orders' on Guns." FP contributor Michael Moynihan has a good piece at Tablet looking into what's accurate and inaccurate in the commonly cited narrative that Nazi laws curtailing Jewish gun ownership were a prelude to the Holocaust.
The Washington Post, 8 Jan 2013.
PARIS — A Paris court has convicted nine people for links to a militant group that the U.N. Security Council has described as an al-Qaida affiliate.
By Ben Bradford, NPR, 1 Feb 2013.
The U.S. government is investing millions of dollars in what it considers a promising new industry for American manufacturing: nuclear reactors. The plan is to build hundreds of mini-reactors, dot them around the U.S. and export them overseas.
Developments of these reactors are already in the works, and at one office park in Lynchburg, Va., where one of these reactors is being assembled, the traditional signs of nuclear reactors are nowhere to be found. There are no cooling towers that look like smoke stacks, no clouds of steam over the buildings — just a research building and a tower about nine stories tall.
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