Strategic Perspectives Through Research and Dialogue

ACDC NEWS & VIEWS (September 29 – October 5, 2022)

1.Dangers Posed by Nuclear Weapons Back in Global Spotlight, United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Tells First Committee https://press.un.org/en/2022/gadis3682.doc.htm 2.Iran says ‘exchanging messages’ with US...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (Jan 12- 18, 2022)

1. Biden team weighs killing Trump’s new nuclear weaponshttps://www.politico.com/news/2022/01/12/biden-trump-nuclear-weapons-526976 2.N.Korea's Kim calls for more 'military muscle' after watching hypersonic missile testhttps://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/nkorea-says-leader-kim-attended-successful-hypersonic-missile-test-2022-01-11/ 3.Iran nuclear talks deadlock risks dangerous...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (Feb 23-Mar 1, 2022)

​1.Nuclear energy way to achieve zero carbon target’ https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/937677-nuclear-energy-way-to-achieve-zero-carbon-target 2.Second overseas Hualong One starts up https://www.world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Second-overseas-Hualong-One-starts-up 3.Putin puts Russia’s nuclear deterrent forces on alert https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/2/27/putin-puts-russias-nuclear-deterrent-forces-on-alert 4.Ukraine’s fate...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (May 18 – 24, 2022)

1. US seeks to wean India from Russia weapons with arms-aid packagehttps://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/us-seeks-to-wean-india-from-russia-weapons-with-arms-aid-package/articleshow/91630428.cms 2. Russia uses new laser weapons in Ukraine, Zelenskiy mocks 'wonder weapon'https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/russia-touts-new-generation-blinding-laser-weapons-2022-05-18/ 3.Iran denies...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (December 9-15, 2020)

1. Pak-China joint air exercise ‘Shaheen-IX’ kicks off https://tribune.com.pk/story/2275316/pak-china-joint-air-exercise-shaheen-ix-kicks-off 2. Russian Black Sea Fleet to participate in AMAN-2021 naval exercise in Pakistanhttps://navalnews.net/russian-black-sea-fleet-to-participate-in-aman-2021-naval-exercise-in-pakistan/#:~:text=Russian%20Navy's%20Black%20Sea%20Fleet,service%20announced%20on%2010th%20December 3. PSLV-C50 will launch communication...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (Nov 3-9, 2021)

1.Russian, US special services cooperate on cybersecurity issues — Kremlinhttps://tass.com/defense/1357461 2.Russian Navy to get two nuclear subs in 2022 — sourcehttps://tass.com/defense/1357305 3.Russia concerned about ambiguity in...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (Feb 8-15, 2022)

​ 1.Major breakthrough on nuclear fusion energy https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-60312633 2.Nuclear talks harder as West 'pretends' to take initiative -Iran officialhttps://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/nuclear-talks-more-difficult-west-pretends-take-initiative-iran-official-2022-02-13/ 3.Iran nuclear deal talks stall as Tehran urges...

ACDC News & Views (June 10 – 17, 2020)

​​ACDC News & Views (June 10 - 17, 2020) ​1. Pakistan Knows How to Defend Itself, FM Qureshi Warns India over Airstrike Threatshttps://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/669785-pakistan-knows-how-to-defend-itself-fm-qureshi-warns-india-over-airstrike-threats 2. Hackers Steal...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (May 25-31, 2022)

1.Ex-IDF intel chief: Some form of nuclear deal with Iran is ‘least bad’ optionhttps://www.timesofisrael.com/former-idf-intel-chief-some-form-of-deal-with-iran-is-least-bad-option-for-israel/ 2.Biden envoy makes the case for Iran nuclear deal as prospects...

ACDC News & Views – Weekly (October 21 – 28, 2020)

1. Iran Nuclear Deal Crucial for Gulf Security, UN Chief Says https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20201021-iran-nuclear-deal-crucial-for-gulf-security-un-chief-says/ 2. UN Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Set to Enter into Force in...

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