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  On the radar: “The Revolution is Over”; Options for a deal; WIPP fire puts focus on DOE; Arak sabotage claim; Iran’s economy slides with crude price; Interfaith nuke dialogue; Japan and the fuel cycle; and “There is no mystery about producing a 50 megaton bomb.”   Read more »
Posted on October 30, 2014
  On the radar: How or whether to pay for a trillion-dollar arsenal; Boomers escape budget squeeze; Follow-on effects of an Iran deal; Crude prices may augur nuclear deal; Regional crises creating detente; No love lost with Netanyahu; and Cold warriors in medical limbo.   Read more »
Posted on October 29, 2014
On the radar: End game talks and centrifuge numbers; Getting to yes; U.S.-China Military notification mechanism; North Korean going sea-based; Nuclear tourism plan in Wyoming; and Gregg Popovich: NBA legend and Cold War spy Read more »
Posted on October 28, 2014
On the radar: Previewing the opposition; NGOs support diplomacy; Extension murmurs; Uncertainty over sanctions; BUFF upgrades; Pyongyang delivery vehicle rumors; Goodbye Yoda; and China’s boomers. Read more »
Posted on October 27, 2014
  On the radar: US Wendy Sherman on Iran Talks; Consequence of no deal; Stepped up efforts; Congress’ waivers; Navy jittery about $100 billion sub plan; Sen. Rand Paul on Iran; and an Explosive YouTube channel.   Read more »
Posted on October 24, 2014
  On the radar: Budgetary sleight of hand; Actual budgetary needs; Unrealistic expectations; Lessons from North Korea; and getting close to a final deal.   Read more »
Posted on October 23, 2014
  On the radar: Budgets and a trillion-dollar nuclear legacy; Nuclear spending in charts and graphs; Sen. Coburn takes on missile defense waste, Swedish massages for rabbits; Congress’ role in the Iran deal; and North Korea releases American prisoner.   Read more »
Posted on October 22, 2014
  On the radar: The Unaffordable Arsenal; Nasr says now or never on a deal; JPOA compliance; ABCs on Iran’s program; US-UK nuclear deal; and Report on Hanford whistleblower firing.   Read more »
Posted on October 21, 2014
On the radar: Presidential authorities at first; Congressional role later; Iran seeks deal by deadline; Ashton sticking around; and Leon Panetta and why it’s time to end the term “nuclear umbrella.” Read more »
Posted on October 20, 2014
  On the radar: Verification is key; Proposals floated; Arak remains an issue; Tehran’s gambit; Obama’s reductions record; Pentagon can’t have it all; Defending Seoul; and Secretary Kerry hitches a ride.   Read more »
Posted on October 17, 2014