Tag Archives: Nuclear proliferation

Congress Focuses on Nonproliferation (Iran, North Korea); President Obama Focuses on the State of the Union Address

The House of Representatives reconvened in Washington last Tuesday.  The Senate reconvenes today.  President Barack Obama will address a joint session of Congress on Tuesday when he gives the annual State of the Union.  Last week, the White House’s Office of Management and Budget announced the President would release his Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Budget … Continue Reading

Agreement on Destruction of Syrian Chemical Weapons; Reports Received Stating North Korea Restarts Plutonium Reactor; 68th Session of UNGA Convenes

Executive and Legislative Branch Activity Syria Last week, the Russian Government acted on Secretary of State John Kerry’s Monday, September 9 suggestion that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could avert a U.S. strike if he were to turn over all chemical weapon stockpiles to international control. President Assad said he would accept the Russian four-point plan … Continue Reading