Strategic Perspectives Through Research and Dialogue

ACDC NEWS & VIEWS (January 12 – 18, 2023)

1.UK to reassess Iran nuclear deal after dual national’s execution https://www.arabnews.com/node/2232836/middle-east 2.Washington Might Let South Korea Have the Bomb https://foreignpolicy.com/2023/01/17/us-south-korea-nuclear-weapons-denuclearization/ 3.Yoon says Seoul could rapidly acquire nukes if...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (Mar 30-April 5, 2022)

1.Iran nuclear talks at stalemate over terrorism issue https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2022/04/01/iran-nuclear-deal-terrorism/ 2.Iran says parties ‘close’ to agreement in Vienna nuclear talks https://www.timesofisrael.com/iran-says-parties-close-to-agreement-in-vienna-nuclear-talks/ 3.US Imposes New Sanctions...

ACDC NEWS & VIEWS (October 27 – November 02, 2022)

1.Military option is on the table if needed to prevent Iranian nuclear weapon: Malley https://english.alarabiya.net/News/middle-east/2022/10/31/Military-option-is-on-the-table-if-needed-to-prevent-Iranian-nuclear-weapon-Malley 2.UN tells Israel to destroy nuclear weapons https://www.tehrantimes.com/news/478218/UN-tells-Israel-to-destroy-nuclear-weapons 4.North Korea threatens to use...

ACDC News & Views (July 1 – 7, 2020) 

ACDC News & Views (July 1 - 7, 2020) 1. 'Israeli Cyberattack Caused Explosions at Iran Nuclear Site - and was in Retaliation for...

ACDC News & Views (June 2 – 8, 2022)

1. States have right to access dual-use technology, says Pakistan https://www.dawn.com/news/1692872 2. Military warns against ‘unfounded views’ on nuclear programmehttps://dailytimes.com.pk/947790/military-warns-against-unfounded-views-on-nuclear-programme/ 3. India tests nuclear-capable Agni-IV ballistic...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (April 13-19, 2022)

1.N Korea tests new weapon that ‘will boost nuclear capabilities’ https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/4/17/n-korea-tests-new-weapon-that-will-enhance-nuclear-capability 2.Russia threatens new nuclear deployments if Sweden, Finland join NATO https://www.cnbc.com/2022/04/14/russia-threatens-new-nuclear-deployments-if-sweden-finland-join-nato.html 3.Despite US pressure, Russia...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (April 21-27, 2021)

1. World Military Spending Rises to Almost $2 Trillion in 2020https://sipri.org/media/press-release/2021/world-military-spending-rises-almost-2-trillion-2020 2. British name enormous carrier strike group heading for the Indo-Pacific:https://www.defensenews.com/global/europe/2021/04/26/british-name-enormous-carrier-strike-group-heading-for-the-indo-pacific/ 3. Syrian missile explodes...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (January 20-26, 2021)

1.      US Proposes 5-Year Extension of Nuclear Arms Treaty with Russia https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/1/22/us-proposes-russia-a-five-year-extension-of-nuclear-arms-treaty 2.      Russia Welcomes US Decision to Extend Nuclear Arms Control Pact https://www.aa.com.tr/en/europe/russia-welcomes-us-decision-to-extend-nuclear-arms-control-pact/2119373 3.      U.N. Treaty Banning Nuclear...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (Nov 24-30, 2021)

1. Iran and world powers resume Vienna talks to restore nuclear dealhttps://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/11/29/iran-and-world-powers-begin-vienna-talks-to-restore-nuclear-deal 2. Iran nuclear talks are starting again. A lot has changed, and here's...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (Oct 6-Oct 12, 2021)

1. Nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan given state funeral, laid to rest in Islamabad https://www.dawn.com/news/1651191 2. China demands answers on US nuclear submarine accident...

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