The Week Ahead, Jan 27-Feb. 2: State of the Union

WeekAheadSOLOThis bulletin highlights significant events in the world of arms control in the coming days, as compiled by staff and friends of the Arms Control Association.

For more news and analysis on these and other weapons-related security issues, consider subscribing to ACA’s monthly journal Arms Control Today. The entire January/February 2014 issue is now available online for all ACA members and digital subscribers.

– the Editors at Arms Control Today

IAEA Goes Underground

Nuclear inspectors will visit Iran’s Gchine uranium mine in coming days, according to Yukiya Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Amano did not announce a date for the visit.

 Jan. 28: House Hearing on Iran Deal

The House Foreign Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on the implementation of the interim nuclear deal between the United States and Iran in  2172 House Rayburn Office Building at 2:00 pm.

For more, see ACA’s Jan. 20 blog post, “IAEA Confirms Iran Is Complying with First Phase of Nuclear Deal with World Powers

Jan. 28: State of the Union Address

President Obama will likely address that state of the U.S.-Iran nuclear negotiations in his State of the Union address.

Jan. 29:  50th anniversary of “Dr. Strangelove.”

The British-American ccomedy,”Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb,” was released 50 years ago this week. Yet the larger issues the movie raises “remain distressingly contemporary.”

About Jefferson Morley

I'm a writer and editor in Washington with interests in politics, foreign policy, media and culture. I worked for 15 years as an editor and reporter at the Washington Post and at washingtonpost.com, at where I wrote the World Opinion Roundup column. I've also worked as an editor at The New Republic, The Nation, Harper's, the Center for Independent Media, and Salon. I have written two books: Our Man in Mexico: Winston Scott and the Hidden History of the CIA (University Press of Kansas), and Snow-Storm in August: Washington City, Francis Scott Key and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835 (Nan Talese/Doubleday).
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One Response to The Week Ahead, Jan 27-Feb. 2: State of the Union

  1. haysophiahay says:

    For further info on Iran, the nuke deal and the Middle East, I’d suggest attending/covering the Senate event on Iran next Weds (day after State of the Union) in Dirksen. Excellent panel too. More details here: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/24/oiac-senate-briefing-idUSnPnDCmgV2Y+165+PRN20140124

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