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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace | Proliferation News
August 13, 2009
IN THIS ISSUE
  • Pakistan nuclear thefts foiled
    The Washington Times
  • Why U.S. Diplomacy Will Fail With Iran
    The Wall Street Journal
  • Make Breaking, Leaving Nuke Treaty Harder: U.S.
    Reuters
  • No shift in U.S. policy on North Korea: Gregg
    The Korea Herald
  • Iran calls for ban on striking nuke facilities
    Associated Press
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Pakistan nuclear thefts foiled

Arnaud de Borchgrave, The Washington Times
Is Pakistan's nuclear arsenal theft-proof? Former President Pervez Musharraf and his successor, Asif Ali Zardari, and their army and intelligence chiefs repeatedly have assured both the Bush and Obama administrations that their 80-odd nuclear weapons are as secure as the U.S. arsenal of some 7,000 city busters.
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Why U.S. Diplomacy Will Fail With Iran

Edward N. Luttwak, The Wall Street Journal
Long before his inauguration, Barack Obama lucidly explained how he would deal with Iran. During the campaign he said he would “engage” its leaders by offering talks without preconditions—without even asking them to stop chanting “death to America” when concluding their speeches.
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Make Breaking, Leaving Nuke Treaty Harder: U.S.

Jonathan Lynn, Reuters
States that break or leave the treaty preventing the spread of nuclear weapons should face tougher sanctions than at present, the top U.S. nonproliferation official said on Wednesday.
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No shift in U.S. policy on North Korea: Gregg

Kim Ji-hyun, The Korea Herald
The Barack Obama administration is far from switching to a containment policy as Washington is still intent on achieving complete and verifiable denuclearization of North Korea, according to a former U.S. national security aide.
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Iran calls for ban on striking nuke facilities

George Jahn, Associated Press
Iran, whose nuclear facilities are under threat of possible Israeli military strikes, proposed Wednesday that a 150-nation conference convening in the fall ban such attacks.
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