Nuclear Newswire September 1, 2017
OPPORTUNITIES
Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia hopes the fellowship will attract women in engineering and science who are interested in becoming technical leaders in national security.  The fellowship, which will begin in fall 2018, is open to all qualified applicants. Candidates have until Nov. 1 to apply at  sandia.gov/careers ; search for job number 658086.

Nuclear Proliferation International History Project

The  APNHI is an intensive, one-week immersion course in the international history of nuclear weapons in the Asia-Pacific region. This course, led by world-class historians and leading experts, will provide in-depth instruction and discussion on the evolution of nuclear technology, the origins and development of deterrence and extended deterrence theory, regional nonproliferation issues, and nuclear strategy. Applications are due no later than October 15, 2017 at 23:59 EST.

IRAN
Anthony H. Cordesman | CSIS | August 30, 2017

The U.S. cannot afford to treat its nuclear agreement with Iran lightly, or ignore the fact that Iran poses a serious strategic threat to vital U.S. interests. 
 
Richard Nephew | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists | August 23, 2017

Within the next two months, Donald Trump will have to decide whether to continue certifying Iranian compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
 
Nuclear Threat Initiative | August 2, 2017

North Korea epitomizes an illicit nuclear and missile program unchecked by diplomatic limits, pursued by a country that sees itself as having nothing to lose. This could have been 
Iran
INDIA AND PAKISTAN

The Three Biggest Challenges in Forcing Pakistan to Give Up Support for Terrorists
Albert Wolf
 | 
Washington Examiner | August 23, 2017

We face three challenges when it comes to compelling Pakistan to give up its support of Salafist-Jihadist terrorist organizations: the security trilemma with China, Pakistan's nuclear bomb, and Pakistan's domestic politics.
NORTH KOREA
Nicholas Miller and Vipin Narang Politico August 26, 2017

If you look at the academic theories about how nations nuclearize, few of them gave North Korea much of a chance. A program that was once derided as a "joke" is anything but funny anymore.
NUCLEAR ENERGY
Yukiya Amano
 |  IAEA
 |  August 29, 2017

Remarks by the IAEA Director General at the inauguration of the IAEA LEU Bank Storage Facility in Kazakhstan.


Nuclear Threat Initiative  | August 21, 2017

An international "bank" of low-enriched uranium (LEU) will provide fuel so that countries interested in nuclear energy won't feel the need to develop their own uranium-enrichment capabilities.
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