Top News House panel would bar low-yield nuke deployment, Open Skies Treaty withdrawal Defense News Russian Aerospace Defense Forces test-launch new interceptor missile TASS Russian News Agency Could Trump Trash The Nuclear Test Ban Treaty? Forbes U.S. Nuclear News House panel would bar low-yield nuke deployment, Open Skies Treaty withdrawal Defense News6/3/2019 The Democratic-led House Armed Services Committee on Monday released its draft defense policy bill that moves to stop the deployment of a new low-yield nuclear warhead, teeing up a partisan fight over America’s nuclear arsenal. Congress Seeks Decision on Missile Defense Site Arms Control Association6/3/2019 House Democrats and Republicans continue to press the Defense Department to designate a preferred location for a third long-range ballistic missile defense interceptor site. Alaskan City Prepares for Arrival of F-35 Squadrons, New Missile Defense Radar Sputnik International6/3/2019 A remote Alaskan air station is preparing to receive two squadrons of the Pentagon’s most advanced jets: Eielson Air Force Base’s 354th Fighter Wing will soon count 54 F-35 Lightning II stealth aircraft among its fleet. East Asia Do you believe in UFOs? China hints at test of new missile Reuters6/4/2019 With a cryptic message about UFOs and a picture of a missile launcher, China’s military has hinted that it has carried out a test of a new missile, after images of an object streaking toward the sky circulated on Chinese social media. India, China discuss disarmament, non-proliferation Business Standard6/3/2019 India and China on Monday held a key dialogue on non-proliferation and disarmament with the two sides exchanging views on a variety of issues of mutual interest related to arms control, an official statement said. Russia/FSU/Europe Russian Aerospace Defense Forces test-launch new interceptor missile TASS Russian News Agency6/4/2019 Russian Aerospace Defense Forces have successfully test-launched a new interceptor missile from the territory of Kazakhstan, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. Russian Pacific Fleet ships destroy ‘enemy’ submarine at Far East drills TASS Russian News Agency6/4/2019 Military ships from the Russian Pacific Fleet have attacked an ‘enemy’ submarine with depth charges and torpedoes during drills in the Peter the Great Gulf, Captain 2nd Rank Nikolay Voskresensky told reporters on Tuesday. Opinion/Analysis/Commentary Could Trump Trash The Nuclear Test Ban Treaty? ForbesMichael Krepon 6/3/2019 Walking away from the CTBT would be extraordinarily dumb and dangerous, but the Trump administration has taken a step in this direction. Wanna Make a Chinese General Cry? Build 200 New B-21 Stealth Bombers The National InterestKyle Mizokami 6/4/2019 The Raider is on the path to being America’s first multirole bomber.