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September 22, 2017 Back to regular view

Sept. 22 10:00-11:30 a.m., Brookings, "Meeting U.S. deterrence requirements" with four speakers. Brookings Institution, Saul/Zilkha Room,1775 Massachusetts Avenue N.W. Washington, DC, RSVP online.
Sept. 23 25th anniversary of the last U.S. nuclear test, "Divider." Nevada Test Site, now the Nevada Nuclear Security Site.
Sept. 24 Germany holds federal parliamentary elections.
Sept. 24 1:00 p.m., Dr. Alan Robock, Rutgers University, "Nuclear Famine: The Threat to Humanity from Nuclear Weapons," All Souls Unitarian Church, 1157 Lexington Ave. (@80th St.), New York, NY.
Sept. 25 Noon-3:30 p.m., Atlantic Council, "How Europe and Iran's Neighbors View the Nuclear Deal Future." Two panels with seven speakers. Atlantic Council, 1030 15th St. NW, Washington, D.C. RSVP online.
Sept. 25 5:00-6:00 p.m., Brandon J. Weichert, The Weichert Report,"Does Europe Need Nukes," Institute of World Politics, 1521 16th Street NW, Washington, D.C. RSVP online.
Sept. 25 4:00 p.m.-6:15 p.m. "Foreign Policy in a New Era: The ROK and U.S."Two panels with eleven speakers, CSIS, 1600 Rhode Island Ave. Washington, D.C. RSVP online.
Sept. 26 International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
Sept. 26 6:30-7:30 p.m., Tom Plant, Royal United Services Institute; Andrea Berger, Monterey Institute; Giulia Zino, Control Risks, "Nuclear North Korea," Young Professionals in Foreign Policy, Control Risks, Cottons Lane, London SE1 2QG, United Kingdom, RSVP online.
Sept. 27 Noon, "Hypersonic Missile Nonproliferation: Hindering the Spread of a New Class of Weapons." RAND Corporation, 1200 Hayes Street, Arlington, VA. RSVP by Sept. 15 to Laura Poole by email.
Sept. 27 12:15-1:45 p.m., John A. Lauder, CIA (retired), "Monitoring Nuclear Agreements with Iran and North Korea: Some Relevant Lessons from the Past," University of Texas Austin, Sid Richardson Hall (SRH), 3.122 2300 Red River St., Austin, Texas.
Sept. 27 12:30 p.m.-1:45 p.m. Daniel Fried, Atlantic Council, "How to Deal and How Not to Deal with Russia." Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies, Room 103, 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. RSVP online.
Sept. 27 4:30-6:00 p.m., Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), "Debate: Future of the INF Treaty," with four speakers. CSIS, 1616 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Washington. RSVP online.
Sept. 28 4:30 p.m. Malcom Chalmers, Royal United Service Institute, "Preparing for a Second Korean War: RUSI Whitehall Report Launch." RUSI Whitehall, London, UK. RSVP online.
Sept. 29 4:30-6:30 p.m. Mark Fitzpatrick, Institute for International and Security Studies. "North Korea and the Nuclear Future." George Mason University Schar School of Policy and Government 3351 Fairfax Drive Hazel Hall 120 Arlington, VA. RSVP online.
Sept. 29 Yom Kippur begins at sunset. Through Oct. 12.
Oct. 1 Federal budget year begins.
Oct. 1 25th anniversary of the U.S. Senate ratification of the START I treaty on a 93-6 vote. The treaty reduced the number of U.S. and Russian deployed strategic nuclear weapons by 80 percent to 6,000 each.
Oct. 2 Noon-2:00 p.m. "Defense Cooperation in the West Pacific: Countering Chinese and North Korean Threats." Hudson Institute, 1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 400. RSVP online.
Oct. 3 65th anniversary of the first British nuclear test. Montebello Islands, Western Australia.
Oct. 4 10:00-11:30 a.m. Scott Sagan, Stanford University. "Revisiting Hiroshima in Iran: What Americans Really Think About Using Nuclear Weapons and Killing Noncombatants." Harvard Belfer Center, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Oct. 5 Noon-1:30 p.m. Benjamin Young, George Washington University, Kyle Ferrier, Korea Economic Institute of America. "A Revolutionary State: North Korea's Support of Non-State Actors." 1800 K St NW Suite 300, Washington, D.C. RSVP online.
Oct. 9 Columbus Day (federal holiday).
Oct. 10 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. John Glaser, Cato Institute; Emma Ashford, Cato Institute; Peter Russo, Cato Institute. "Capitol Hill Briefing: The Iran Nuclear Deal: Assessing the Impact of Decertification." Cannon House Office Building Room 121. Washington, D.C. RSVP online.
Oct. 11 10:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Pavel Podvig, Frank von Hippel, and Alexander Glaser, "Report Launch: HEU use as fuel in Russia," Fissile Material Working Group (FMWG) and International Panel on Fissile Materials (IPFM), Center for Nonproliferation Studies, 1400 K Street NW, Suite 1225, Washington, D.C. 20005. RSVP to Erin Connolly by email.
Oct. 11-12 Center for Strategic and International Studies Project on Nuclear Issues (CSIS PONI) Fall Conference, Barksdale Air Force Base, Shreveport, LA. Register online by September 11.
Oct. 11 7:00 p.m., Geoff Wilson, Ploughshares Fund, "The Danger of 'Usable' Nuclear Weapons." Unitarian Universalist Church, 2120 North Fee Lane, Bloomington, IN.
Oct. 13 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Institute for Corean American Studies (ICAS) Fall Symposium, "The Korean Peninsula Issues and US National Security," Allison Auditorium, Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Washington, D.C. RSVP online.
Oct. 19 6:00 p.m. Luba Zatsepina-McCreadie, University of Edinburgh, Emil Dall, RUSI. "Disarmament after the Nuclear Ban Treaty." RUSI Whitehall, London, UK. RSVP online.
Nov. 1 65th anniversary of the world's first hydrogen bomb test by the United States, Ivy Mike. The test was 700 times the size of the Hiroshima bomb and vaporized the island of Elugelab, Marshall Islands.
Nov. 6 9:00 a.m.-noon, Cato Institute, "How Do You Solve a Problem Like North Korea?" with nine speakers. Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. RSVP online.
Nov. 6 6:00-9:00 p.m., Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Annual Dinner.
Nov. 7 U.S. Election Day, with gubernatorial elections in New Jersey and Virginia, and mayoral elections in New York City and many cities.
Nov. 10 Veterans Day observed (federal holiday).
Nov. 10-11 President Trump attends an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders meeting. Da Nang, Vietnam (tentative).
Nov. 11 Veterans Day
Nov. 23 Thanksgiving (holiday).
Dec. 2 75th anniversary of the first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction. University of Chicago.
Dec. 8 30th anniversary of the signing the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty by President Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev. Washington. The treaty eliminated nuclear and conventional ground-launched ballistic and cruise missiles with intermediate ranges, defined as between 300 and 3,400 miles.
Dec. 12 Hanukkah begins at sunset. Through Dec. 20
Dec. 25 Christmas (holiday).
TBA President Trump attends a NATO summit. Brussels.
TBA National Nuclear Security Administration issues the draft Site-wide Environmental Impact Statement for the Sandia National Laboratories, NM.
Jan. 7-14 ISODARCO, "The Evolving Nuclear Order: New Technology and Nuclear Risk." International School on Disarmament and Research on Conflicts.
Feb. 5 New START Treaty due date for U.S. and Russia to reach a limit of 1,550 deployed strategic weapons each.
March 6 U.S. sanctions against Russia expire.
March 11 Russian presidential election.

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