Archive for May, 2018

Nuclear Nonproliferation Malpractice <p style='font size:14px'>By Daryl G. Kimball</p>

Nuclear Nonproliferation Malpractice

By Daryl G. Kimball

The global nuclear nonproliferation system has always relied on responsible leadership from the United States and other global powers. The effort to create, extend,...

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Keeping Summit Hopes Alive Suggests Kim Jong-un May Need a Deal

Keeping Summit Hopes Alive Suggests Kim Jong-un May Need a Deal

Ever since Kim Jong-un took over as the young, untested ruler of North Korea seven years ago, he has promised his country a future free from deprivation. –...

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Kim Jong Un has President Trump right where he wants him <p style='font size:14px'>By Max Boot</p>

Kim Jong Un has President Trump right where he wants him

By Max Boot

With less than a month to go before the much-anticipated summit between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, we learned three important things...

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Why Trump torpedoed Obama’s Iran deal

Why Trump torpedoed Obama’s Iran deal

The lobbying campaign to save the Iran nuclear agreement was intense and took months. British Prime Minister Theresa May raised the deal with President Trump in...

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Trump Decision on Iran Deal is Foreign Policy Malpractice

Trump Decision on Iran Deal is Foreign Policy Malpractice

Experts from the Washington-based Arms Control Association denounced President Donald Trump’s reported decision not to renew U.S. sanctions waivers in violation...

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Trump thinks his North Korea strategy will work on Iran. He’s wrong on both. <p style='font size:14px'>By Colin H. Kahl and Vipin Narang</p>

Trump thinks his North Korea strategy will work on Iran. He’s wrong on both.

By Colin H. Kahl and Vipin Narang

On April 24, French President Emmanuel Macron walked into the Oval Office with one overriding mission: persuade President Trump not to ditch the Iran nuclear deal....

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What Reagan can teach Trump about negotiating nukes <p style='font size:14px'>By Carl P. Leubsdorf</p>

What Reagan can teach Trump about negotiating nukes

By Carl P. Leubsdorf

In a century-old house in Reykjavik, Iceland, President Ronald Reagan and his Soviet counterpart, Mikhail Gorbachev, were discussing ways to curb nuclear weapons....

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What a “Chimney Collapse” Means (and Doesn’t Mean) for Mt. Mantap

What a “Chimney Collapse” Means (and Doesn’t Mean) for Mt. Mantap

Several media reports continue to misconstrue the meaning of “cavity collapse” and “chimney collapse” at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site, concluding either...

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