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Arab Nations Warned Against Pressuring Israel on Nukes
FULL STORY  |  NTI - Sept. 16, 2010
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Lugar Seeks Deal on Arms Treaty Ratification Text
U.S. Senator Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) yesterday said he was negotiating with the Obama administration and Democratic and Republican lawmakers on possible changes to his proposed draft resolution for ratifying a new nuclear arms control treaty with Russia.

U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in April signed the "New START" agreement, which would obligate both nations to cap their fielded strategic nuclear weapons at 1,550 warheads, down from the maximum of 2,200 allowed each country by 2012 under the 2002 Moscow Treaty. The agreement would also limit U.S. and Russian deployed nuclear delivery vehicles to 700, with another 100 platforms allowed in reserve.

FULL STORY  |  NTI - Sept. 14
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NNSA Chief Sees Opportunity, Challenge in Merging Two Warhead Updates
WASHINGTON -- The head of U.S. nuclear security said he sees both benefits and hurdles in a possible effort to overhaul two different nuclear warhead designs using a single update package.

The Obama administration has requested that Congress appropriate $26 million in fiscal 2011 to study what it would take to initiate a joint program to refurbish the W-78 warhead, used on Air Force Minuteman 3 ICBMs, and the W-88 warhead, which sits atop Navy Trident D-5 submarine-launched ballistic missiles.

 

FULL STORY  | NTI - Sept. 14
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