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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace | Proliferation News
September 24, 2009
IN THIS ISSUE
  • No Nukes Is Good News
    The Guardian
  • The Nuclear Tipping Point
    The Guardian
  • Why We Should Be Concerned About Venezuela's Nuclear Ambitions
    The New Republic
  • Iranian Leader Offers U.S. Access to the Country's Nuclear Scientists
    The Washington Post
  • Britain's Brown Offers to Cut Nuclear Sub Fleet
    Agence France-Presse
  • Letting Europe Drift
    The Washington Post
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No Nukes Is Good News

James Acton and George Perkovich, The Guardian
ObamaAt a special meeting chaired by Barack Obama on Thursday, the UN security council will pass a resolution that puts new teeth into the world's nuclear non-proliferation regime. It is the first fruit of the new US strategy on managing nuclear dangers.

The resolution is modest, but it boasts language even George Bush would have endorsed. Indeed, Chris Ford, who served in the Bush administration as the US special representative for non-proliferation, observed that his administration had contributed some of the best ideas in the draft.
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The Nuclear Tipping Point

Franco Frattini, George Schultz and Sam Nunn, The Guardian
The potential spread of nuclear weapons to states and terrorists, the spread of nuclear technology and know-how and the residual nuclear threat from the cold war have brought us to the precipice of a new and dangerous nuclear era.
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Why We Should Be Concerned About Venezuela's Nuclear Ambitions

Nima Gerami, The New Republic
For years, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez cast himself as President Bush's arch-nemesis, repeatedly accusing the Bush administration of plotting to overthrow the Venezuelan governmentand to assassinate him. This was how Chávez justified an unprecedented military buildup and his tightening alliances with Russia and Iran.
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Iranian Leader Offers U.S. Access to the Country's Nuclear Scientists

Glenn Kessler, The Washington Post
Iran is willing to have its nuclear experts meet with scientists from the United States and other world powers as a confidence-building measure aimed at resolving concerns about Tehran's nuclear program, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Wednesday.
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Britain's Brown Offers to Cut Nuclear Sub Fleet

Agence France-Presse
Britain is prepared to scale back its nuclear capability as part of global disarmament efforts, Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Wednesday ahead of an address to the UN General Assembly.
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Letting Europe Drift

Anne Applebaum, The Washington Post
Let's be brutally frank: The 60th anniversary of the NATO alliance, celebrated in April, was a bore. The American president was visibly uninterested.
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