Top News Russian negotiator doubts China will join 3-way arms accord sought by Trump Wall Street Journal U.S. jets intercept Russian nuclear-capable bombers off Alaska, NORAD says CBS News ANALYSIS: Is China already inside America’s hypersonic industrial base? Defense News United States U.S. jets intercept Russian nuclear-capable bombers off Alaska, NORAD says CBS News6/10/20 U.S. fighter jets intercepted Russian bombers twice on Wednesday off the coast of Alaska, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said Wednesday. East Asia ANALYSIS: Is China already inside America’s hypersonic industrial base? Defense News – Aaron Mehta 6/10/20 As the Pentagon focuses on developing new technologies such as artificial intelligence and directed energy, department officials have declared the need to ensure foreign nations are not buying their way into the defense-industrial base. Nuclear arms control may be ‘new battlefield’ in US-China rivalry as Beijing refuses to join treaty talks South China Morning Post6/11/20 Nuclear disarmament could become a new front in the deepening rift between China and the United States, after Beijing refused to join talks with Washington and Moscow to extend a key treaty. ANALYSIS: The little known success story of U.S.-China nuclear security cooperation NTI – Miles Pomper, Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress 6/10/20 Although China and the United States clash over trade policy, the South China Sea, and strategies for North Korean denuclearization, there are ongoing, little known, success stories of cooperation between the two countries in the nuclear security realm. Middle East EU rejects any U.S. attempt to invoke Iran nuclear deal ABC6/9/20 The European Union’s top diplomat says the United States has pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal and can’t now use its former membership to invoke parts of the pact Russia and Europe U.S. absolutely ready to quit New START, but keeps considering all options TASS6/10/20 The US side keeps insisting on Beijing’s participation in the deal, despite its refusal. Russia doesn’t expect China to change its stance on arms control talks with U.S. TASS6/9/20 According to the Russian senior diplomat, the United States’ intention to involve China to bilateral arms control talks only complicates dialogue on that matter Russian negotiator doubts China will join 3-way arms accord sought by Trump Wall Street Journal6/9/10 Moscow won’t pressure China to join the coming arms-control talks with U.S. and Russian negotiators, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Tuesday. Multilateral Arms Control Vice FM calls for continued international efforts in pursuit of disarmament, nonproliferation The Korea Herald6/10/20 Second Vice Foreign Minister Lee Tae-ho has called for continued international efforts toward achieving the shared goals of preventing the spread of nuclear weapons and promoting peaceful use of nuclear energy, the foreign ministry said Wednesday.