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State Dept Sanctions 5 Russian Companies for Violation of Multilateral Export Control Law

The State Department has barred 23 international companies from doing business in the U.S. after the agency found evidence that the organizations defied the Iran, North Korea and Syria Nonproliferation Act, Defense News reported Wednesday. Matthew Bodner writes the sanctioned businesses include Russian state-owned arms exporter Rosoboronexport, aircraft designer MiG …

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Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall Confirmed for Deputy Energy Secretary

The Senate confirmed Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall as the country’s next deputy energy secretary in a vote held Thursday Sherwood-Randall will help Secretary Ernest Moniz to build project management and transparency, advance the White House’s stance on nonproliferation and a low carbon economy and oversee activities of the national laboratories, the department said Thursday. “Her extensive public service …

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Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall Nominated as Deputy Energy Secretary

Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall has been tapped to take on the deputy secretary role at the Energy Department, the New York Times reported Tuesday. David Sanger writes that she would succeed Daniel Poneman, who has served for five years as the agency’s number two. Sherwood-Randall holds a background in nuclear defense and nonproliferation policies and …

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US, IAEA Set to Renew Nuclear Cooperation Deal

The U.S. is set to renew its nuclear trade agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency for an additional 40 years, pending congressional approval within the next 90 days. Washington has been a signatory to the 55-year-old pact since its creation in 1959, binding the country to provide support for …

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