Strategic Perspectives Through Research and Dialogue

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (Jan 18-24, 2024)

​1.     Pakistan’s Air Force says it has hypersonic-capable missiles https://www.arabnews.pk/node/2444456/pakistan Doomsday Clock stays at 90 seconds to midnight https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-68017445 North Korea condemned by S.Korea, US and Japan...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (Jan 11-17, 2024)

1.  Chinese nuclear weapons, 2024 https://thebulletin.org/premium/2024-01/chinese-nuclear-weapons-2024/  Russia's Medvedev warns of nuclear response if Ukraine hits missile launch sites https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/russias-medvedev-warns-nuclear-response-if-ukraine-hits-missile-launch-sites-2024-01-11/  US imposes sanctions over transfer of North...

ACDC News and Views Weekly (Jan 4-10, 2024)

​1.     South Korea, US conduct week-long firing drills near North Korea border https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/south-korea-us-conduct-week-long-firing-drills-near-north-korea-border-2024-01-04/  North Korea's Kim calls for boosting missile launch vehicle production -KCNA https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/north-koreas-kim-calls-boosting-missile-launch-vehicle-production-kcna-2024-01-04/  N. Korea...

ACDC NEWS AND VIEWS (Dec 28, 2023 – Jan 3, 2024)

Islamabad, New Delhi share prisoner and nuclear site lists https://www.dawn.com/news/1802539 The nuclear year in review: A renewed interest in nuclear weapons—for and against https://thebulletin.org/2023/12/the-nuclear-year-in-review-a-renewed-interest-in-nuclear-weapons-for-and-against/ North...

ACDC NEWS & VIEWS (December 14 – 20, 2023)

Wars raise profit outlook for US defense industry in 2024 https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/wars-raise-profit-outlook-us-defense-industry-2024-2023-12-18/ Pakistan concerned over ‘generous’ arms supply to India https://tribune.com.pk/story/2450269/pakistan-concerned-over-generous-arms-supply-to-india Indian Air Force successfully testfires...

ACDC NEWS & VIEWS (December 7 – 13, 2023)

Nuclear Power Finally Has its Moment at UN Climate Summit https://www.iaea.org/newscenter/news/nuclear-power-finally-has-its-moment-at-un-climate-summit Iran says efforts to revive stalled nuclear deal ‘increasingly useless’ https://www.trtworld.com/middle-east/iran-says-efforts-to-revive-stalled-nuclear-deal-increasingly-useless-16166250 US buying Iranian...

ACDC NEWS & VIEWS (November 29 – December 6, 2023)

1.Emphasizing the resumption of nuclear negotiations https://www.tehrantimes.com/news/492073/Emphasizing-the-resumption-of-nuclear-negotiations 2.Do not ignore Iran’s nuclear ambitions, warns UN atomic agency https://ft.com/content/3c5de562-8fd2-415f-95d9-c19c73ff64bd 3.Saudi Push for Enrichment Raises Concerns https://www.armscontrol.org/act/2023-11/news/saudi-push-enrichment-raises-concerns 4.COP28: Leaders Announce Nuclear Energy...

ACDC NEWS & VIEWS (November 23 – 29, 2023)

1. Iran Not Fulfilling Nuclear Commitments, Says IAEA Chief https://www.iranintl.com/en/202311234657   2. Iran denies violating nuclear deal, vows to keep working with IAEA https://en.trend.az/iran/nuclearp/3829873.html   3. Will Iran give Russia...

ACDC NEWS & VIEWS (November 16 – 22, 2023)

1.Iran advances nuclear enrichment while still barring inspectors: IAEA https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2023/11/15/iran-advances-nuclear-enrichment-while-still-barring-inspectors-iaea   2.Iran nuclear row escalates as Biden asks Xi to pressure Tehran https://www.thenationalnews.com/mena/iran/2023/11/16/biden-xi-meeting-iran-nuclear/   3.North Korea eyes surprise attack ability...

ACDC NEWS & VIEWS (November 9 – 15, 2023)

1. North Korea establishes new holiday to celebrate 'Monster Missile' test anniversary https://www.samaa.tv/208733987-this-country-establishes-new-holiday-to-celebrate-missile-test-anniversary   2. US, Japan, South Korea defence chiefs to share North Korea missile data...

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