With diplomats attending a security summit in Laos, Pyongyang and Washington debated the future prospects of the North’s nuclear tests.
For 20 years following the 1986 Reagan-Gorbachev summit in Reykjavik, American nuclear scientists, and their Russian counterparts, worked to secure nuclear weapons and nuclear materials in the waning days of the old Soviet Union and the tumultuous aftermath of its dissolution in 1991. Show More Summary
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - On the sidelines of a nuclear security summit in Washington in March, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a private meeting with Israel's energy minister, Yuval Steinitz. It was the highest level contact...Show More Summary
“Thank you President Obama. Italy is fully determined to follow through with its commitment for nuclear security.” So tweets Prime Minister Renzi after participating in the Washington Summit on Nuclear Security in April . In his...Show More Summary
The North Atlantic Treaty Alliance (NATO) is unlikely to revise its nuclear deterrence posture at the summit in Warsaw later this month, despite measures to bolster its conventional deterrent, White House Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes told Sputnik.
My travel calendar has included Washington, D.C., for the Nuclear Industry Summit / Nuclear Security Summit, New York City for the BNEF Future of Energy Summit, Atlanta for Nuclear Energy Insider’s International SMR and Advanced Reactor Summit, and Annapolis for a Technical Meeting on Nuclear Energy and Cyber Security sponsored by INMM and American Nuclear Society.
On March 31-April 1, 2016, leaders and other high-level officials from 52 countries and four international organizations met in Washington, DC for the 4th Nuclear Security Summit, the last in this format.
On March 31, Washington hosted the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit (NSS), gathering more than 50 leaders from all over the world. Despite the clear absence of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and Iran, the Obama Administration’s...Show More Summary
This week, the President hosted the Nuclear Security Summit, met with the NATO Secretary General, discussed a new administration rule that prevents companies from ducking their tax bill, and traveled back to the University of Chicago to discuss the Constitution and the Supreme Court. That's Friday April 1st to April 7th or, “Also Known as Lefkós Oíkos."
Daniel R. DePetris Security, Americas The White House can demystify the program without sacrificing secrecy. After the conclusion of the two-day Nuclear Security Summit in Washington last week, President Barack Obama did what he usually...Show More Summary
Speaking to reporters at the conclusion of a nuclear security summit last week in Washington, President Obama said that he is troubled with some authoritarian trends within Turkey when asked whether he considers the Turkish leader an authoritarian. Show More Summary
During media summit in St. Petersburg on Thursday Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called the Nuclear Security Summit recently held in Washington a “home event.”
On March 31st and April 1st 2016, more than 50 world leaders and international organizations gathered at the White House in Washington, D.C. for President Obama’s fourth Nuclear Security Summit. Here you can watch them all arrive, including the King of Jordan who had the hardest-balling limo of the lot by far. Read more...
As the curtain of the fourth Nuclear Security Summit finally dropped on April 1 in Washington, Xi Jinping, the president of China, alongside leaders from 51 other countries and four international organizations -- including the International Atomic Energy Agency and the United Nations -- were there. Show More Summary
Vladimir Putin skipped the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington last week—one more sign that Russia isn't interested in cutting its arms
When President Obama and Xi Jinping met on the margins of the fourth Nuclear Security Summit in Washington DC, both leaders struck a positive tone in their opening remarks. Obama reiterated that the US welcomes the rise of a peaceful,...Show More Summary
The Nuclear Security Summit which has just ended in Washington included the usual assertions about the danger of nuclear proliferation whether to rogue states or terrorists. It is interesting, however, that despite a vast number of nuclear weapons being produced by a large number of countries and many weapons tested not one since 1945 has more...
Barack Obama's brief meeting with Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit has given additional credence to the theory that Washington and Ankara appear to be on a collision course, but this trend, according to the An-Nahar newspaper, is hardly surprising since it has been years in the making.
The Nuclear Security Summit last week in Washington, D.C. showcased significant progress in reducing global nuclear weapons and nuclear material stockpiles, and increased security on nuclear facilities. A dozen countries are now free of weapons-grade materials. Show More Summary
A weighty question loomed large for world leaders who gathered in Washington this week for the fourth Nuclear Security Summit: could terrorists obtain dangerous nuclear material? "There is no doubt that if these madmen ever got their...Show More Summary