The American President, George W Bush, used to constantly reiterate that he would not stand for a nuclear North Korea. Now that state has actually become nuclear and entered the nuclear club as a permanent member. North Korea has become freer in action, while the USA is facing a narrow margin of manoeuvring. Now it is time to organise the funeral of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. In fact, this treaty was bound to fail from the start because of the superpowers’ insistence to monopolise the nuclear weapon and prohibit any other country joining the nuclear club. Thus, we have permanently nuclear countries, and permanently non-nuclear ones.
Alarabonline 6th Nov 2006
FEARS that nuclear waste could be dumped in Warwickshire have been allayed by a government minister. Environment secretary David Miliband has ruled out any government moves to “force” communities in Britain to accept the dumping of nuclear waste.
Coventry Telegraph 7th Nov 2006
At local police stations all over Europe, anti-nuclear activists will today begin filing official complaints under international humanitarian law to bring governments before the court because of their role in NATO’s illegal nuclear weapons strategy. In a joint Bombspotting and Greenpeace initiative the groups call for the removal and dismantlement of the illegal US nuclear weapons deployed in Europe.
Greenpeace International Press Release 6th Nov 2006
Kalahari Minerals PLC said its joint venture partner Extract Resources Ltd, has been offered by the Namibian Ministry of Mines and Energy an exclusive nuclear fuel prospecting licence.
Interactive Investor 6th Nov 2006
WARRINGTON-BASED British Nuclear Fuels (BNFL) has reached agreement with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority on the future of its British Nuclear Group (BNG) division. The agreement will see the Reactor Sites business, itself a division of BNG, sold as a whole, but separately from other parts of the unit. It has also been decided that Sellafield should – as established in the Energy Act 2004 – help to support the creation of a competitive nuclear clean-up market in the UK and, in particular, be prepared for competition as safely and quickly as possible.
Cheshire Online 6th Nov 2006
Dirty Bomb plot to hit train stations and hotels.
Times 7th Nov 2006