Let’s look at some things besides Iran.
Intent of Russian military aircraft near U.S. shores remains unclear. “They’re obviously messaging us.” Well, yes. It’s part of Vladimir Putin’s strategy to put Russia back on the strategic map. With global warming, we can expect to see more of this in the Arctic as countries vie for influence.
Armenia is building relations with Europe and China. Looks like some counterbalancing against Russia.
New START Treaty Aggregate Numbers of Strategic Offensive Arms. The official State Department numbers. One of the arms control interactions with Russia that continue.
How to deal with old, contaminated buildings in the US DOE complex. Photo is from here: Y-12’s Alpha-5 building at Oak Ridge.
“Unsuitable behavior” among agents who transport nuclear weapons in the US.
On the more positive side, people like to make lists of books for others to read. Steven Weinberg just provided a fairly pompous one. Speaking of messaging, his message seems to be that his tastes in science reading are higher-class than the rest of ours. I’ll go with this recommendation.
And Iran too.