CTBT in the News

Nuclear arms official urges nuclear weapons testing ban (The Spectrum)

Obama Could Reduce Nuclear Arsenal Without Harming National Security: Disarmament Expert (RIA Novosti)

More countries back U.N. statement on nuclear disarmament (Global Post)

North Korea responds to Leon Panetta’s memoirs by saying it will beef up nuclear program (Washington Post)

S. Korean foreign, defense chiefs to leave for U.S. for security talks (The Korea Herald)

Kim's return should prompt U.S. to talk with North Korea (Chicago Tribune)

Assembly speaker seeks China's help to resolve NK nuke issue (Yonhap News)

Report says U.S. may OK more centrifuges in Iran nuclear talks (Los Angeles Times)

US Congress Plays Vital Role in Reaching Iranian Nuclear Deal: State Department (RIA Novosti)

Exclusive: Iran offers 'compromises' in nuclear talks, West unmoved (Reuters)

Israel Warns Against Nuclear-Armed Iran as Deadline for Deal Approaches (The Algemeiner)

Emerging ‘bad deal’ with Iran puts Israel on offensive (The Jerusalem Post)

Iran meets commitments over nuclear program: UN (i24 News)

Russia ready to talk all disarmament issues, including missile defense — Lavrov (TASS)

Just So You May Know Russia Has 5000 Nukes – Putin Tells the World (International Business Times)

No Russia-US talks on INF Treaty planned soon - deputy foreign minister (TASS- Russian News Agency)

US Nuclear Modernization Based On Political, Not Security Considerations (RIA Novosti)

Nuclear weapons deal with US renewed in secret, UK confirms (Guadian)

Lulling and Stifling, by KREPON (Arms Control Wonk)

Visit by Top North Korean Officials and the Structure of Inter-Korean Relations, by Hong Sung Ki (Daily NK)

Putin is dragging the West into murky waters, by Con Coughlin (The Telegraph)

Jason Stanford: Obama’s $1 trillion broken promise, by Jason Stanford (Gazettextra)

1966: Not enough fallout shelters, by Teresa Leonard (News Observer)

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