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Guest Post: Spotlight on Syria’s Biological Weapons

Catherine Dill

Last fall I had the pleasure of going to the University of Hamburg at the invitation of the Research Group on Biological Arms Control to give a presentation on open source analysis for nonproliferation research. My colleagues there–Gunnar Jeremias, Mirko Himmel, Tomisha Bino, and Jakob Hersch–have been working on a very interesting project assessing Syria’s …

Highlights and Initial Thoughts from the DPRK Launch

I had a busy night last night. For those of you not on Twitter (or who sleep), here’s a quick rundown of events. North Korea launched a rocket from its Sohae Satellite Launching Station just after 9:00am on 7 February local time. North Korea notified the International Maritime Organization of its projected splashdown zones and …

Spring Festival Launch Festivities

In honor of the coming Spring Festival next week, CCTV13 aired a program on 3 February of a winter mobile missile launch exercise and new year’s celebrations with the launch brigade. Not only does this video contain some wonderful details on launch exercises and the life of launch brigadiers, but it also allows us to …

DPRK Announcement of Rocket Launch

North Korea announced to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) that they intend to launch a satellite into orbit between 8-25 February. Martyn Williams got the docs straight from the IMO and was kind enough to share. The doc looks similar to their 2012 announcements, and while there is wiggle room for weather, it’s likely they are …

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