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October 24,  2016
GW-MacArthur Congressional Nuclear Security Fellowship
Application deadline: November 18, 2016 

The Nuclear Security Working Group at the George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs is seeking applications for a new, full time, paid fellowship program in the US House of Representatives, sponsored by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Fellows will spend one year working on nuclear security policy issues in the office of a member of Congress. Fellows will also organize briefings and events on nuclear security issues and work to develop relationships with the broader professional and policy community in and out of government.

Department of Energy Scholar's Program
Application deadline: December 15, 2016

The DOE Scholars Program offers unique opportunities that introduce students or post-graduates to the agency's mission and operations. Participants in the DOE Scholars Program gain a competitive edge as they apply their education, talent and skills in a variety of scientific research settings within the DOE complex. Opportunities available for undergraduates and graduate students. Must be a US citizen.

Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is seeking highly motivated students to serve in part-time internships for the academic year 2016-17 to assist in the areas of communications, data collection, editorial research, and fundraising and development. Qualified candidates will have an interest in science policy, global security, public policy, international relations, or nonprofit management. Interested students should send an email and resume to Lydia Veliko at the Bulletin.
On Fabius and the Iran Deal
Arms Control Wonk
October 17, 2016 

In this Arms Control Wonk podcast, Jeffrey Lewis and Aaron Stein discuss recent behind-the-scenes revelations by former French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius on the Iran deal negotiations.


Inside the Iran Deal: A French Perspective
Laurent Fabius, Washington Quarterly
October 5, 2016 

An account by Laurent Fabius, former foreign minister of France, of the negotiations that led to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. NOTE: Access may require subscription. 

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Improving China's Nuclear Security
Hui Zhang, Project on Managing the Atom, Belfer Center
July 2016 

 At the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit in the Hague, Chinese President Xi Jinping made commitments to strengthening China's nuclear security. This paper assesses improvements China has made over the last two years and recommends steps to further improve China's nuclear security.

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The PLA Rocket Force: Evolving Beyond the Second Artillery Corps and Nuclear Dimension
Anthony Cordesman, Center for Strategic and International Studies
October 13, 2016 

Since 1985, Chinese missile forces, which are under the command of the Second Artillery Force or Second Artillery Corps, have changed strikingly in character. A new report by Anthony Cordesman on this trend and the nuclear implications is available now on the CSIS website. 

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Roundtable: How to Reduce South Asia's Nuclear Dangers
October 12, 2016 

A dialogue between Jayita Sarkar, Rabia Akhtar, and Mario E. Carranza on India and Pakistan's nuclear arsenals. 
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