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ANALYSIS: How to change the face of nuclear policy: Diversify
National Interest

Russia shows off hypersonic nuclear missile to U.S. Inspectors
Moscow Times

PRIMER: Non-acoustic submarine detection
CSIS On the Radar

United States

ANALYSIS: How to change the face of nuclear policy: Diversify
National InterestLaura S.H. Holgate and Michelle E. Dover
11/24/19
Research has repeatedly shown that diverse teams generate the best outcomes and that the presence of women in policy discussions adds value and sustainability to policies and impact.

Russia/Europe

Russia shows off hypersonic nuclear missile to U.S. Inspectors
Moscow Times11/26/19
Russia said it has showed its new hypersonic nuclear missile system to U.S. inspectors as part of a bilateral arms control treaty ahead of the missile’s deployment, Interfax reported Tuesday.

Russia hopes to agree new S-400 missile deal with Turkey next year
Reuters11/26/19
Russia hopes to seal a deal to supply Turkey with more S-400 missile systems in the first half of next year, the head of Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport was cited on Tuesday as saying.

East Asia

Kim Jong Un orders North Korea artillery firing, drawing Seoul rebuke
Associated Press11/25/19
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his troops to practice firing artillery near a disputed sea boundary with rival South Korea, Pyongyang’s state media reported Monday, drawing a quick rebuke from Seoul.

Multilateral Arms Control

REPORT: Verification and monitoring in the Islamic Republic of Iran in light of United Nations Security Council resolution 2231
IAEA11/5/19
The Agency continues to verify the non-diversion of declared nuclear material at the nuclear facilities and locations outside facilities where nuclear material is customarily used declared by Iran under its Safeguards Agreement. Evaluations regarding the absence of undeclared nuclear material and activities for Iran remain ongoing.

Emerging Technology

PRIMER: Non-acoustic submarine detection
CSIS On the RadarEvan Lisman
11/5/19
Emerging non-acoustic detection technologies have the potential to expose the location of ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs)—assets which derive strategic significance from their ability to covertly maintain second-strike capability.