Compact/COFA  Update

Marshall Islands demands US tackle nuclear issues          https://www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2022/11/02/2003788135

Haunted By 67 Nuclear Tests, US Facing Severe Roadblocks To Renew COFA Pact With Marshall Islands            https://eurasiantimes.com/haunted-by-67-nuclear-tests-us-facing-severe-roadblocks-to-renew-cofa-pact-with-marshall-islands/

Nuclear Powers Have Criticized an Effort Led by the Marshall Islands at the United Nations     https://www.latestly.com/socially/world/nuclear-powers-have-criticized-an-effort-led-by-the-marshall-islands-at-the-united-nations-latest-tweet-by-reuters-4290609.html

Canoe exhibit connects Mississippi River to Marshall Islands      https://www.telegraphherald.com/news/article_fc660b9f-50c7-5e7a-95a6-0aaa6d7a862e.html 

U.S. Targets Singapore, Marshall Islands Firms in New North Korea Sanctions        https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2022-10-07/u-s-targets-singapore-marshall-islands-based-firms-in-new-north-korea-sanctions 

US has agreed Pacific Islands deal, offering ‘big dollar numbers’       https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/9/29/us-has-agreed-pacific-islands-deal-offering-big-dollar-numbers

Defiance by Marshall Islands and Solomon Islands cast shadow over Biden’s Pacific Summit    https://www.politico.com/news/2022/09/28/pacific-island-nations-biden-china-00059190 

Biden vows U.S. commitment to Pacific Islands at summit        https://www.staradvertiser.com/2022/09/29/breaking-news/biden-vows-u-s-commitment-to-pacific-islands-at-summit/

Biden vows U.S. commitment to Pacific Islands at summit   https://www.staradvertiser.com/2022/09/29/breaking-news/biden-vows-u-s-commitment-to-pacific-islands-at-summit/

Marshall Islands calls off talks after no US response on nuclear legacy plan

https://www.rnz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/475398/marshall-islands-calls-off-talks-after-no-us-response-on-nuclear-legacy-plan

Biden’s Pacific Island summit tests U.S. regional credibility      https://www.politico.com/newsletters/politico-china-watcher/2022/09/22/bidens-pacific-island-summit-tests-u-s-regional-credibility-00058136

 

​​ RMI and US Aim to Complete Compact Negotiations by 2023  https://www.hawaiipublicradio.org/pacific-news-minute/2022-06-27/pacific-news-minute-marshall-islands-us-officials-hope-to-complete-cofa-negotiations-by-2023 

 

Marshalls-US to Hold Person-to-Person Compact Talks        https://www.rnz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/468575/marshalls-us-to-hold-first-in-person-compact-talks

The US is Squandering its COFA Advantage in the Pacific        https://thediplomat.com/2022/02/the-us-is-squandering-its-cofa-advantage-in-the-pacific/