1. Iran nuclear chief: We have technical means to produce atom bomb, no intention of doing so
https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/iran-nuclear-chief-we-have-technical-means-produce-atom-bomb-no-intention-do-so-2022-08-01/

2. Blinken backs EU proposal to revive Iran nuclear deal
https://edition.cnn.com/2022/08/01/politics/us-iran-sanctions/index.html

3. Kim Jong Un says N Korea ‘ready to mobilise’ nuclear deterrent
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/7/28/kim-jong-un-says-n-korea-ready-to-mobilise-nuclear-deterrent

4. South Korea says North to face cyber sanctions if it conducts nuclear test
https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/south-korea-says-north-face-cyber-sanctions-if-it-conducts-nuclear-test-2022-07-27/

5. US says submarines Australia to get under AUKUS will not nuclear-armed
https://www.aninews.in/news/world/asia/us-says-submarines-australia-to-get-under-aukus-will-not-nuclear-armed20220801224601/

6. China to raise concerns over AUKUS submarine deal at UN treaty meeting
https://www.smh.com.au/world/asia/china-to-raise-concerns-over-aukus-submarine-deal-at-un-treaty-meeting-20220727-p5b4xy.html

7. China launches ‘untraceable’ Hypersonic missile amid Taiwan tussle with US
https://www.hindustantimes.com/videos/world-news/china-launches-untraceable-hypersonic-missile-amid-taiwan-tussle-with-us-101659273638073.html

8. World one misstep from ‘nuclear annihilation’: UN chief
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/8/1/un-chief-warns-world-is-one-step-from-nuclear-annihilation

9. UN chief calls for action in five areas to strengthen NPT
https://newsroomodisha.com/un-chief-calls-for-action-in-five-areas-to-strengthen-npt/

10. Scoop: Biden adviser says return to Iran deal “highly unlikely” in near future
https://www.axios.com/2022/07/27/iran-nuclear-deal-return-biden-mcgurk-unlikely

11. Defence ministry approves arms procurement proposals worth Rs 28,732 cr
https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/defence-ministry-approves-arms-procurement-proposals-worth-rs-28-732-cr-122072601068_1.html

12. Make in India: Govt’s defence purchases from micro, small enterprises hit record high, shows govt data
https://www.financialexpress.com/industry/sme/msme-eodb-make-in-india-govts-defence-purchases-from-micro-small-enterprises-hit-record-high-shows-govt-data/2613786/

13. India and Oman to carry out 13-day military exercise in Rajasthan
https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/india-and-oman-to-carry-out-13-day-military-exercise-in-rajasthan/article65706768.ece

14. Debris from China’s rocket booster falls to Earth
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/7/31/debris-from-chinas-rocket-booster-falls-to-earth

Warmest Regards,

Team ACDC

Arms Control & Disarmament Centre (ACDC) 

Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI)

Sector F-5/2, Islamabad, 44000, Pakistan