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U.S. imposes Iran-related sanctions on 6 firms, 4 people
Al Jazeera

Biden differs from Trump on North Korea, but Kim’s nukes are most likely here to stay
NBC News

South Korea urging Biden to prioritize denuclearization talks with North
The Hill

United States

On Veterans Day, how President-elect Biden’s plan for the Pentagon differs from Trump
USA Today11/11/20
The Pentagon under President-elect Joe Biden will face the same threats as it has under the Trump administration but will likely approach them in a different way, analysts say.

REPORT: Strategic assessment 2020
Institute for National Strategic Studies11/10/20
This strategic assessment provides multiple insights and analytical conclusions about contemporary GPC .

East Asia

Biden differs from Trump on North Korea, but Kim’s nukes are most likely here to stay
NBC News11/11/20
“No credible North Korean leader — and certainly not this one — could really entertain the possibility of full denuclearization,” one expert said.

South Korea urging Biden to prioritize denuclearization talks with North
The Hill11/11/20
South Korea is urging President-elect Joe Biden to prioritize denuclearization talks with North Korea.

Middle East

Biden team considers options on Iran nuclear deal
Financial Times11/10/20
President-elect has said he will return to 2015 nuclear deal but path ahead is fraught

Iran’s Rouhani says Trump administration ‘abjectly struck down’
Al Jazeera11/11/20
President says US President Donald Trump befell a fate it wished to exact on Iran’s governing establishment.

U.S. imposes Iran-related sanctions on 6 firms, 4 people
Al Jazeera11/10/20
The U.S. Treasury Department accuses the network of supplying sensitive goods to an Iranian military firm.

Russia and Europe

Russia’s strategic bomber trio poses with nearly all its weapons
The Drive11/10/20
A fearsome-looking array of weapons artfully arranged in front of the aircraft expected to carry them is a familiar trope of military aviation and has frequently been used for both military “shows of strength” and marketing purposes.

OPINION: Biden in the White House: A new lease of life for the West?
RUSIMalcolm Chambers
11/10/20
The return of a more predictable US administration will provide huge relief to America’s allies. But what came to pass over the past four years will not be easily forgotten.

Multilateral Arms Control

OPINION: Living with the nuclear prohibition treaty: First do no harm
Carnegie EndowmentGeorge Perkovich
11/10/20
The UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons will neither rid the world of nuclear weapons nor leave it more vulnerable to war, despite the hopes and fears of its staunchest proponents and opponents.