U.S. Official: Iran Nuclear Agreement Moving Along, Drafting to Begin in May

posted by Nathan Daniels on April 7, 2014 at 2:49 pm

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During a State Department background briefing on Friday, a senior U.S. official was confident that all parties are still committed to seeking a comprehensive, peaceful solution to the Iranian nuclear program within the 6 month time frame, and that the drafting of the plan is to begin next month.

Negotiations on Iran’s Nuclear Program – 2nd Round of Political Talks

posted by Nathan Daniels on March 19, 2014 at 12:10 pm

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Today, representatives from the P5+1, led by Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs & Security Policy for the EU, concluded the second round of political talks in Vienna with Iran regarding a comprehensive solution to eliminating the Iranian nuclear threat.

New START is a Good Thing, Then and Now

posted by Nathan Daniels on March 6, 2014 at 3:33 pm

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Earlier this week, Russia carried out a test-fire of an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). Notification was provided under New START Protocol

The End of the New ICBM

posted by Nathan Daniels on February 19, 2014 at 10:45 am

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Yesterday, Defense One released an article detailing how at a Nuclear Deterrence Summit last week full of advocates that support modernizing the nuclear triad, the notion of developing new intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) was dismissed. Why so, you might ask? Well, according to the current budget environment, this is just not viable.

Update: Negotiations on Iran’s Nuclear Program

posted by Nathan Daniels on February 5, 2014 at 11:46 am

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Yesterday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing providing an update on the P5+1’s negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Wendy Sherman, contributed the progress made to a combination of “tough diplomacy” and the most comprehensive targeted sanctions regime ever imposed on a country.

Top Military Officials Summoned to Pentagon to Ensure Nuclear Security

posted by Nathan Daniels on January 24, 2014 at 3:55 pm

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Giving personal attention to the issue, Secretary of Defense and ASP founding member, Chuck Hagel, has summoned top military officials to the Pentagon for a conference to be held within two weeks. The nuclear summit, to be lead by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, will seek to raise and address any personnel problems within the nuclear force.