As part of a negotiated comprehensive settlement with the P5+1, Iran could get access to foreign expertise, which could help Tehran realize its ambition to have a versatile research reactor.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to the United Nations General Assembly last September demonstrated the extent to which public awareness of the foreign policy debate has changed thanks to social media.
There’s mounting concern over the Iranian nuclear program. Is Tehran simply playing cat and mouse with the international community and buying time until it is ready to develop a nuclear weapon?
North Korea has issued new threats against South Korea and has demanded an apology for protests in the South.
Tensions with North Korea are rising as the United States strengthens its missile defense in response to threats.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has used strong words against North Korea after the country threatened to attack the United States.
In China, nonproliferation continues to be framed as an excuse behind which Washington and its allies are able to engage in provocative and destabilizing acts.
Negotiations with Iran, including the offer of incentives and the threat of further sanctions, are still the least-naive option available today.
The Kazakh nuclear experience is a reminder of the power of diplomacy and the economic incentives at the disposal of the international community.
U.S. diplomatic efforts are better expended on disincentivizing North Korea from selling nuclear materials and know-how than pointless denuclearization efforts.