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Pasdaran, Solid-Fuel and Aviator Sunglasses

Reconstructing Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s and IRGC Commander Mohammad Ali Jafari’s visits to Project Ghaem. To this day, Iran’s pre-2011 effort to develop a large solid-fuel SLV remains shrouded in mystery. While the general outline of the program has been acknowledged by several Iranian officials, the project continues to be talked about in a hushed …

What sort of deal does North Korea expect?

While we’re waiting to hear whether US-DPRK talks ever get on track, it may be worth reflecting on just what Pyongyang imagined would come out of the Hanoi summit back in February. Several hours after President Trump had his say, DPRK Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho appeared before reporters to explain that North Korea had …

Free Fall (cont.)

Lyric of the week: I’ve walked and I’ve crawled on six crooked highways I’ve stepped in the middle of seven sad forests I’ve been out in front of a dozen dead oceans I’ve been ten thousand miles in the mouth of a graveyard And it’s a hard, and it’s a hard, it’s a hard, and …

CTBTO 2019

Jeffrey and Anne attended the CTBTO’s 2019 Science and Technology Conference in Vienna, which means this is another Wienerpod! Aaron calls in to get the lowdown on the state of the CTBT and the evolving technological environment for nuclear test detection.  Support us over at!

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