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How to Avert a Nuclear War <p style='font size:14px'>By James E. Cartwright & Vladimir Dvorkin</p>

How to Avert a Nuclear War

By James E. Cartwright & Vladimir Dvorkin

We find ourselves in an increasingly risky strategic environment. The Ukrainian crisis has threatened the stability of relations between Russia and the West, including...

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A nuclear test for the Obama doctrine

A nuclear test for the Obama doctrine

Barak Obama came to office with a simple message for his country’s foes: “We will extend a hand if you are willing to unclench your fist – More

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Iran and the Recurrent Fear of Arms Control <p style='font size:14px'>By Steve Chapman</p>

Iran and the Recurrent Fear of Arms Control

By Steve Chapman

“Reagan has accelerated the moral disarmament of the West by elevating wishful thinking to the status of political philosophy.” — George F. Will,...

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Netanyahu’s fantasy about Iran <p style='font size:14px'>By Steve Chapman</p>

Netanyahu’s fantasy about Iran

By Steve Chapman

Benjamin Netanyahu came to the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday and offered an idea so simple and brilliant that everyone in the White House must have felt dumb for not thinking...

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Iran Already Has Nuclear Weapons Capability<p style='font size:14px'>By Graham Allison</p>

Iran Already Has Nuclear Weapons Capability

By Graham Allison

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Washington this week to try to sell members of Congress a false dichotomy. In nuclear negotiations with Iran, he...

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Curtail Iran and Win <p style='font size:14px'>By Roger Cohen</p>

Curtail Iran and Win

By Roger Cohen

As a deadline nears for a possible deal with Iran on its nuclear program, discussion is being clouded by false debate. A curtailment camp that sees a viable avenue...

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The United States and Russia must repair their partnership on nuclear security <p style='font size:14px'>By Sam Nunn and Richard Lugar</p>

The United States and Russia must repair their partnership on nuclear security

By Sam Nunn and Richard Lugar

For more than two decades, the United States and Russia partnered to secure and eliminate dangerous nuclear materials — not as a favor to one another but as a...

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Like Reagan, Obama must stare down hardliners, save nuclear talks <p style='font size:14px'>By Jim Walsh</p>

Like Reagan, Obama must stare down hardliners, save nuclear talks

By Jim Walsh

Last week’s announcement that negotiations with Iran over its nuclear power program will be extended is both good and bad news. The good news is that the interim...

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Why we must rid the world of nuclear weapons <p style='font size:14px'>By Eric Schlosser</p>

Why we must rid the world of nuclear weapons

By Eric Schlosser

Much has been written about the nuclear negotiations with Iran. While diplomacy has received a great deal of attention, one important question too often gets lost...

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Caging the Bomb <p style='font size:14px'>By Michael Krepon</p>

Caging the Bomb

By Michael Krepon

During this Thanksgiving season, let’s try something different: Rather than focus on doom and gloom, what hasn’t been accomplished and what irreconcilables are...

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