Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Group Opposing Nuclear Weapons

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons was honored for a new treaty signed by more than 50 countries, none of them nuclear powers. Source: World

Kim Jong-un, Taking On U.S. Directly, Sidelines China and South Korea

With tensions rising between Washington and Pyongyang, North Korea’s neighbors are finding diminishing room for diplomacy. Source: World

Stanislav Petrov, Soviet Officer Who Helped Avert Nuclear War, Is Dead at 77

After a Soviet computer system warned that the Americans had launched a nuclear missile attack, he decided — correctly — that it was a false alarm. Source: World

After U.S. Compromise, Security Council Strengthens North Korea Sanctions

The Security Council adopted a measure that sets a modest cap on oil imports to North Korea, far weaker than what the United States had sought. Source: World

Kim ‘Is Begging for War,’ Nikki Haley Says, but Urges More Diplomacy

North Korea showed signs of preparing for another missile launch, a South Korean defense official said. Source: World

On a Tiny Norwegian Island, America Keeps an Eye on Russia

In a sleepy town in the Arctic, the business of snooping on Russia’s fleet of nuclear submarines is flourishing thanks to an American-funded radar system. Source: World

Iran Nuclear Deal Will Remain for Now, White House Signals

A statement on Iran came two days before Iranian elections, and just before President Trump’s first overseas trip as president. Source: World

Editorial: The Untimely Death of an Iranian Pragmatist

Centrists in Iran will have a harder time without Ayatollah Rafsanjani’s help. Source: World

The Interpreter: Trump, Promising Arms Race, Could Set World on Uncertain Path

If Mr. Trump should follow through on instigating a new nuclear arms race, the consequences could be severe and possibly catastrophic. Source: World