Strategic Perspectives Through Research and Dialogue

ACDC NEWS & VIEWS (October 20 – 26, 2022)

1.World Must Step Back from ‘Brink of Nuclear Madness’ Amid Growing Risk of Miscalculation, Accidental Use, First Committee Told https://press.un.org/en/2022/gadis3691.doc.htm  2.Nuclear disarmament, delivery systems linked, says...

ACDC NEWS & VIEWS (August 18 – 24, 2022)

1.‘Nuclear Sabre-Rattling Must Stop’ Secretary-General Tells Security Council, Calling on States to Ease Tensions, End Atomic Weapons Race https://press.un.org/en/2022/sc15001.doc.htm 2.Nuclear disarmament talks enter final lap,...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (April 7-13, 2021)

​ 1. Pakistan, Russia agree to boost Defence tieshttps://www.dawn.com/news/1617034 2. India, Pakistan may stumble into large-scale war, warns US intel reporthttps://www.dawn.com/news/1617288 3. Rejoining Open Skies would send...

ACDC NEWS & VIEWS (December 8 – 14, 2022)

1.Effective Arms-Control Measures Needed to Block Diversion of Ukraine Weapons, Senior United Nations Disarmament Official Tells Security Council https://press.un.org/en/2022/sc15136.doc.htm 2.General Assembly Adopts over 100 Texts of...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (May 19-25, 2021)

1. Karachi unit 2 inaugurated by Pakistan PMhttps://world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Karachi-unit-2-inaugurated-by-Pakistan-PM 2. Iran Agrees to Extend IAEA Monitoring Deal for One Monthhttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-57229775 3. Biden Sends Special Envoy to South...

ACDC NEWS & VIEWS (December 1 – 7, 2022)

1.Arms sales of SIPRI Top 100 arms companies grow despite supply chain challenges https://sipri.org/media/press-release/2022/arms-sales-sipri-top-100-arms-companies-grow-despite-supply-chain-challenges 2.WMD-Free Zone Conference Makes Little Progress https://www.armscontrol.org/act/2022-12/news/wmd-free-zone-conference-makes-little-progress 3.UN nuclear chief says Iran ties need...

ACDC NEWS & VIEWS (June 7 – 14, 2023)

1. States invest in nuclear arsenals as geopolitical relations deteriorate https://www.sipri.org/media/press-release/2023/states-invest-nuclear-arsenals-geopolitical-relations-deteriorate-new-sipri-yearbook-out-now 2. India tests new generation ballistic missile ‘Agni Prime’ https://en.dailypakistan.com.pk/08-Jun-2023/india-tests-new-generation-ballistic-missile-agni-prime 3. Iran's Khamenei says ‘nothing wrong’ with...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (Feb 2-8, 2022)

1. Biden administration restores Iran sanctions waiver as time runs out to salvage nuclear dealhttps://edition.cnn.com/2022/02/04/politics/iran-civil-nuclear-waiver-restored/index.html 2. U.S. Sees Iran’s Nuclear Program as Too Advanced to...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (December 30 2020-January 5, 2021)

1. Trump May Launch ‘Reckless’ Attack on Iran, Experts Fear https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/1/2/trump-may-launch-reckless-attack-iran-experts-fear 2. Serial delivery of Tsirkon hypersonic missiles to begin in 2022https://tass.com/defense/1241177 3. Russian Defense Ministry expects...

ACDC NEWS & VIEWS (September 21 – 27, 2023)

Saudi Arabia says it plans tougher IAEA checks on its nuclear activities https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/saudi-arabia-says-it-plans-tougher-iaea-checks-its-nuclear-activities-2023-09-25/ Netanyahu denies squeezing Israel’s nuclear agency not to oppose Saudi enrichment https://www.timesofisrael.com/netanyahu-denies-squeezing-israels-nuclear-agency-not-to-oppose-saudi-enrichment/ ...

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