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Satellite image suggests North Korea has restarted Yongbyon nuclear reactor: U.S. group - Yahoo News

...... aid North Korea has conducted three nuclear tests since Acknowledging that we are not completely certain yet , this is very disappointing but not at all unexpected , James Acton , an analyst for the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace , a Washington think tank It not unexpected because we've been able to see for months through ......

(802 words by yahoo.com)
(09/12/2013)

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Satellite image suggests N.Korea has restarted Yongbyon nuclear reactor - U.S. group | Reuters

...... aid North Korea has conducted three nuclear tests since Acknowledging that we are not completely certain yet , this is very disappointing but not at all unexpected , said James Acton , an analyst for the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace , a Washington think tank It not unexpected because we've been able to see for months through ......

(988 words by reuters.com)
(09/12/2013)
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North Korea 'appears to have restarted a nuclear reactor' | News | DW.DE | 12.09.2013

...... separate Washington-based think tank who spoke to Reuters news agency Acknowledging that we are not completely certain yet , this is very disappointing but not at all unexpected , James Acton from the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace said However , diplomatic efforts could still hinder North Korea from producing enough weapons-grade plutonium ......

(523 words by dw.de)
(09/12/2013)
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North Korean Yongbyon nuclear reactor restarted: capable of producing weapons-grade plutonium | Mail Online

...... has been started already and may , in fact , be nearing completion 'Acknowledging that we are not completely certain yet , this is very disappointing but not at all unexpected , said James Acton , an analyst for the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace , a Washington-based think tank 'It not unexpected because we've been able to see for months through ......

(650 words by dailymail.co.uk)
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North Korean Yongbyon nuclear reactor restarted: capable of producing weapons-grade plutonium | Mail Online

...... has been started already and may , in fact , be nearing completion 'Acknowledging that we are not completely certain yet , this is very disappointing but not at all unexpected , said James Acton , an analyst for the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace , a Washington-based think tank 'It not unexpected because we've been able to see for months through ......

(749 words by dailymail.co.uk)
(09/12/2013)
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Satellite image suggests North Korea has restarted Yongbyon nuclear reactor: U.S. group - Yahoo News

...... aid North Korea has conducted three nuclear tests since Acknowledging that we are not completely certain yet , this is very disappointing but not at all unexpected , James Acton , an analyst for the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace , a Washington think tank It not unexpected because we've been able to see for months through ......

(647 words by yahoo.com)
(09/11/2013)

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Satellite image suggests North Korea has restarted Yongbyon nuclear reactor - World Israel News Broadcast | Haaretz

...... aid North Korea has conducted three nuclear tests since Acknowledging that we are not completely certain yet , this is very disappointing but not at all unexpected , James Acton , an analyst for the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace , a Washington think tank It not unexpected because we've been able to see for months through ......

(556 words by haaretz.com)
(09/11/2013)
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Report: N. Korea may be restarting plutonium reactor

...... She added , however , There a long way to go between a stated intention and actually being able to pull it off STORY North , South Korea agree on industrial park reopening James Acton , a nuclear analyst with the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace , told Reuters that restarting the reactor is another slap in the face to the international community and indicates that ......

(294 words by usatoday.com)
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Nuclear Enrichment Revolution Meets Weapon Fears - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

...... energy are now suggesting it be converted to the Silex laser technology This would shrink Paducah to one quarter of its size It the shrinkage that worries American physicist like James Acton , of the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace in Washington JAMES ACTON the electricity usage of a laser enrichment plant would be much , much less than one quarter of Paducah , so this ......

(1272 words by carnegieendowment.org)
(08/02/2013)
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Nuclear enrichment revolution meets weapon fears - 01/08/2013

...... energy are now suggesting it be converted to the Silex laser technology This would shrink Paducah to one quarter of its size It the shrinkage that worries American physicist like James Acton , of the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace in Washington JAMES ACTON the electricity usage of a laser enrichment plant would be much , much less than one quarter of Paducah , so this ......

(1073 words by abc.net.au)
(08/01/2013)
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No 'smoking gun' from North Korean nuclear test - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun

...... detecting radioisotopes it will indeed be impossible to distinguish between a device with highly enriched uranium as the fissile core and one with plutonium , said nuclear expert James Acton of the Carnegie Endowment think-tank the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization CTBTO , which has a global network of monitoring stations designed to pick up radioactive traces ......

(596 words by asahi.com)
(03/13/2013)
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No smoking gun from North Korean nuclear test | Reuters

...... detecting radioisotopes it will indeed be impossible to distinguish between a device with highly enriched uranium as the fissile core and one with plutonium , said nuclear expert James Acton of the Carnegie Endowment think-tank the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization CTBTO , which has a global network of monitoring stations designed to pick up radioactive traces ......

(654 words by reuters.com)
(03/12/2013)

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President Obama and Japan's Prime Minister Meet on North Korean Nukes | netnebraska.org

...... York the test , though difficult to independently confirm , demonstrates that Pyongyang is moving along its arc of developing nuclear weapons that can threaten the United States , James Acton , a senior associate in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace , said on the NewsHour the day of the test Watch Video the US-Japan cooperation on North Korea ......

(755 words by netnebraska.org)
(02/22/2013)
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Did North Korea Test A 'Miniature' Nuclear Bomb? : NPR

...... that the claim with the North Korean nuclear test KCNA , the Korean news agency , has come out and said it was a smaller and light design , I believe were the exact words , says James Acton , a senior associate in the nuclear policy program at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace It may be possible to glean more information about that claim if gases from the underground test ......

(726 words by npr.org)
(02/12/2013)

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...... intelligence agencies , saying that it was x C aware of a seismic event with explosive characteristics in North Korea and we are evaluating all relevant information But James Acton , a physicist and nuclear weapons expert with the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace , a policy institute in Washington , said that there was x C very little doubt in my mind that ......

(1183 words by mcclatchydc.com)
(02/12/2013)

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...... North Korea probably conducted an underground nuclear explosion with a yield of approximately several kilotons , it said in a statement Analysis of the event continues But James Acton , a physicist and nuclear weapons expert with the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace , a policy institute in Washington , said that there was x C very little doubt in my mind that ......

(1415 words by mcclatchydc.com)
(02/12/2013)

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Kim Jong Un raises the stakes | | The Bulletin

...... long-range nuclear-tipped missiles Switching to HEU at this point actually increases the technical challenge for North Korean scientists to build miniaturized nuclear warheads , James Acton , a physicist at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace , said It not clear whether North Korea has made bomb-grade uranium But Pyongyang confirmed long-held worries that it was ......

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(02/03/2013)
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Uranium nuclear test would be a reason to worry for the West

...... long-range nuclear-tipped missiles Switching to HEU at this point actually increases the technical challenge for North Korean scientists to build miniaturized nuclear warheads , James Acton , a physicist at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace , said in an email It not clear whether North Korea has made bomb-grade uranium But Pyongyang confirmed long-held worries that it ......

(733 words by vancouversun.com)
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NKorean uranium nuclear test would raise stakes - The State Journal

...... long-range nuclear-tipped missiles Switching to HEU at this point actually increases the technical challenge for North Korean scientists to build miniaturized nuclear warheads , James Acton , a physicist at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace , said in an email It not clear whether North Korea has made bomb-grade uranium But Pyongyang confirmed long-held worries that it ......

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NKorean uranium nuclear test would raise stakes - Yahoo! News

...... long-range nuclear-tipped missiles Switching to HEU at this point actually increases the technical challenge for North Korean scientists to build miniaturized nuclear warheads , James Acton , a physicist at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace , said in an email It not clear whether North Korea has made bomb-grade uranium But Pyongyang confirmed long-held worries that it ......

(946 words by yahoo.com)
(02/01/2013)

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Why It Matters: A uranium nuclear test by North Korea would be a new, worrying development - The Washington Post

...... long-range nuclear-tipped missiles Switching to HEU at this point actually increases the technical challenge for North Korean scientists to build miniaturized nuclear warheads , James Acton , a physicist at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace , said in an email It rsquo s not clear whether North Korea has made bomb-grade uranium But Pyongyang confirmed long-held ......

(491 words by washingtonpost.com)
(02/01/2013)

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SEOUL, South Korea: NKorean uranium nuclear test would raise stakes - World Wires - MiamiHerald.com

...... long-range nuclear-tipped missiles Switching to HEU at this point actually increases the technical challenge for North Korean scientists to build miniaturized nuclear warheads , James Acton , a physicist at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace , said in an email It not clear whether North Korea has made bomb-grade uranium But Pyongyang confirmed long-held worries that it ......

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(02/01/2013)

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U.S. Grants License for Uranium Laser Enrichment: Scientific American

...... the ability to make laser enrichment economical I think anybody who doesn rsquo t have access to GE Hitachi proprietary information doesn rsquo t have the answer , says James Acton , a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace in Washington District Of Columbia Acton , a physicist by training , points out that GE Hitachi has so far only built a test ......

(587 words by scientificamerican.com)
(09/28/2012)

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Obama names nominee to head nuclear agency - Defense - GovExec.com

...... a book raising questions about the facility rsquo s safety I think there a lot to be said for hellip Macfarlane , but it would be a nightmare confirmation battle , said James Acton , a senior associate in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace Still , the Senate is currently weighing the renomination of another woman already on the ......

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(05/24/2012)

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North Korea one of many proliferation worries, expert says - latimes.com

...... states acquire the technology to produce nuclear energy and enrich uranium for arms production , and non-nuclear states and extremist groups seek to acquire weapons of mass destruction James Acton , a physicist heading the nuclear policy program at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace , describes the global patchwork of disturbing developments in nuclear proliferation as dangers ......

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(04/13/2012)
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OPINION: Preventing another Fukushima | Kyodo News

...... Leadership will be required from within -- as will public scrutiny from without Ultimately , the best way to avoid a repeat of Fukushima is to remember that one is always possible James Acton is a senior associate in Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace He is the author of the forthcoming book , ''Deterrence During Disarmament Deep Nuclear ......

(553 words by english.kyodonews.jp)
(03/13/2012)
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Japan averts nuclear nightmare, but plenty of blame to go around - The National

...... metres of material may have to be disposed of the km exclusion zone around the plant remains in place Nobody has ever tried to clean up radiation on this scale before , said James Acton , senior associate in the nuclear policy programme at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace the time scale they're talking about is three to four decades for remediating the surrounding ......

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(03/10/2012)
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Back from the brink of nuclear nightmare - The National

...... metres of material may have to be disposed of the km exclusion zone around the plant remains in place Nobody has ever tried to clean up radiation on this scale before , said James Acton , senior associate in the nuclear policy programme at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace the time scale they're talking about is three to four decades for remediating the surrounding ......

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(03/09/2012)
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Japan tries to reassure people of nuclear decontamination | The Coloradoan | coloradoan.com

...... other countries have done the Fukushima accident was preventable Japanese standards and practices lagged significantly behind international best practices and standards , said James Acton , a Japan nuclear expert at the District Of Columbia-based Carnegie Endowment For International Peace Toshimitsu Okada can't shake his fear of radiation His sports-mad son Ryuto , , is happy ......

(919 words by coloradoan.com)
(03/08/2012)

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Iran's nuclear plan revealed - Nature.com (subscription)

...... by unknown assassins see Nature , Weapon design the work outlined in the report suggests that Iran aims to create a weapon with an implosion design , says James Acton , a physicist with the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace , a non-profit think tank in Washington District Of Columbia the bomb would be detonated by high explosives surrounding a hollow ......

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(11/14/2011)
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