U.S. must evaluate chance to end Iran's nuclear program

Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

While concerns remain about how genuine Iran's statements are on ending its nuclear program, the U.S. must see if the diplomatic opening results in denuclearization, the U.S. State Department said on Monday.
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U.S. provides $2 million to OPCW for Syria

Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. provided $2 million in initial funding to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for monitoring and verification of Syria's chemical arsenal, the U.S. State Department said on Monday.
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Menendez says U.S. remains committed to keeping nuclear weapons from Iran

Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Robert Menendez
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U.N. launches new initiative for CTBT to enter into force

Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.N. Office for Disarmament Affairs recently announced a new initiative to advance the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty's entry into force.
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GAO releases report measuring national preparedness during an RDD and IND attack

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 @ 10:00am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Government Accountability Office recently conducted a survey to determine how many cities were prepared in the event of a terrorist attack using a radiological dispersal device or improvised nuclear device.
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Oman and Bahrain foreign ministers push for disarmament in the Middle East

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 @ 10:30am by BioPrepWatch Reports

During a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on Monday, the ministers of foreign affairs of Bahrain and Oman expressed their dedication to advocating for the disarmament of nuclear weapons in the Middle East.
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U.K. police simulate chemical attack

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 @ 11:00am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.K. Police National CBRN center at Ryton announced on September 23 that it used Argon simulators to support a chemical terrorism exercise.
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ECBC and Harford Community College sign education agreement

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 @ 11:30am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center announced on Tuesday that it has signed an education partnership agreement with Harford Community College.
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U.S. says diplomacy is preferred path to Iran nuclear resolution

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

While the U.S. agrees with Israel that Iran should not have a nuclear weapon, the U.S. prefers diplomacy as path to denuclearization, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday.
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Syrian opposition open to Geneva II conference

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Despite recent Russian comments that blame the U.S. for delaying the Geneva II conference, the Syrian opposition recently expressed willingness to join the conference, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday.
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U.S. responds to Twitter comments by Iranian foreign minister

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jay Carney
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Turkmenistan offers to host U.N. backed meetings on disarmament

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

In an effort to gain an expanded U.N. role in the international community, Turkmenistan made a proposal on Monday to host five international meetings in 2014, including one on disarmament.
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ECBC developing human-on-a-chip to eliminate animal testing

Monday, Oct 7, 2013 @ 10:00am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Scientists at the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center are replicating human organs using a form of in vitro for the development and manufacturing of drugs against chemical warfare agents.
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Netanyahu calls for sustained sanctions on Iran

Monday, Oct 7, 2013 @ 10:30am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Benjamin Netanyahu
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Alluviam releases version 17 of its CBRNe decision support system

Monday, Oct 7, 2013 @ 11:00am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Alluviam announced on Thursday that it has released version 17 of the HazMasterG3, a handheld chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive decision support system.
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Russia to verify compliance with CTBT next year

Monday, Oct 7, 2013 @ 11:30am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization announced on Wednesday that Russia plans to complete a network of systems that will verify its compliance with the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty.
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U.S. says Iran knows what to do to live up to obligations

Monday, Oct 7, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Iran knows what to do to demonstrate action in living up to its international obligations with respect to denuclearization, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.
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Moderna Therapeutics receives grant from DARPA

Monday, Oct 7, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Moderna Therapeutics, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based biopharmaceutical company, announced a grant worth up to $25 million on Tuesday from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
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U.N. inspectors start mission to disable chemical production facilities in Syria

Monday, Oct 7, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A joint team of U.N. and international inspectors overseeing the destruction of chemical weapons production facilities in Syria completed its first day of work on Wednesday in Damascus.
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U.S. plans to deploy radar site in Japan to bolster defense

Monday, Oct 7, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

TPY-2 Radar
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