Security In The News

Published in 2017

Reuters: WHO plans global war on cholera as Yemen caseload nears 700,000

The WHO plans to stop cholera by 2030.

International Atomic Energy Agency: Member States’ Adherence to Treaties Strengthens Nuclear Safety and Security

Bolivia, Monaco and Syria now participate in treaties to protect their nuclear weapons from terrorists.

CNN: Trump to UN: ‘Rocket Man is on a suicide mission’

Trump warned North Korea that he would destroy the country if it threatened the US, and then spoke against the Iran nuclear deal.

NPR: Stanislav Petrov, ‘The Man Who Saved The World,’ Dies At 77

System malfunction or nuclear attack? Faced with a daunting situation, Petrov made the right choice.

Arms Control Association: More Than 80 Nuclear Nonproliferation Experts Reaffirm Support for the Iran Nuclear Deal

Nonproliferation specialists believe Iran is meeting its JCPOA requirements and encourage U.S. politicians to remain committed to the agreement.

The New York Times: Satellite Images of North Korea Show Landslides at Nuclear Test Site

China and South Korea fear radioactive fallout from North Korea’s nuclear test if radiation drifts over their borders.

Wired: Hackers Gain Direct Access to US Power Grid Controls

The Dragonfly 2.0 attacks to energy companies gave hackers operational access, making blackouts a possible method of sabotage.

Chicago Tribune: U.N. Security Council Imposes Tough New Sanctions on North Korea

With the support of China, the United Nations Security Council voted for heavier sanctions against North Korea.