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    • Op-Ed

    A Troubling Shift in Iran's Nuclear Program

    • Mark Hibbs
    • November 09, 2011
    • Council on Foreign Relations

    The International Atomic Energy Agency's latest report confirms fears that Iran is working on the research and development of nuclear weapons, but does not provide a clear sense of the success or timing of Iran’s attempts.

    • Op-Ed

    Israel Will Make a Cost-Benefit Analysis of an Attack on Iran's Nuclear Facilities

    The International Atomic Energy Agency says Iran has worked on developing nuclear weapon designs and on testing components. It comes amid rumors that Israel is preparing to attack Iran's nuclear facilities.

    • Op-Ed

    Atomic Dreams

    The International Atomic Energy Agency report on Iran stops short of saying Tehran masterminded a secret program to possess atomic arms and it made the outlook for a negotiated solution to the Iran crisis less likely.

    • Op-Ed

    U.S. Should Call Iran's Bluff

    While it remains unclear whether Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is sincere in his proposal to cease production of highly enriched nuclear fuel and import it instead, it is clearly in the West’s best interests to accept the offer.

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    North Korea's Permanently Paranoid Position

    During a visit to Russia, North Korean leader Kim Jong-il said he would be ready to discuss Pyongyang's nuclear production if international six-party talks, which ended in 2008, resume.

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Nonproliferation

    The realization that both the United States and the Soviet Union shared an interest in preventing the proliferation of nuclear weapons led to a 1968 agreement that existing nuclear weapons states would work toward nuclear zero if other states agreed not to develop nuclear weapons.

    • Op-Ed

    Problems Facing Syria's Referral to the UN Security Council

    While the International Atomic Energy Agency has passed a resolution that refers Syria to the UN Security Council for constructing a covert nuclear reactor, there are a number of significant problems with the resolution that could affect the UN’s ability to take action.

    • Q&A

    Syria's Nuclear Transgressions

    Israel destroyed a building in the Syrian desert nearly four years ago that both the United States and Israel argue was a covert nuclear reactor designed to produce plutonium. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) last month shared this assessment, countering assertions by Syria.

    • Op-Ed

    On the Future of Nuclear Diplomacy

    It remains to be seen whether a progressive international nuclear order can be built when states differ over which rules should be strengthened and how they should be enforced, and when some rulers reject the norms that others respect.

    • Event

    2011 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference

    • March 29, 2011
    • Washington, D.C.

    The 2011 conference focused on new actors and new agendas, reflecting the need to develop cooperative responses to challenges being posed by changing technology, distributions of political power, interest in nuclear energy, and security conditions in key regions.

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    James M. Acton
    Co-director
    Nuclear Policy Program
    Acton is co-director of the Nuclear Policy Program and a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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    Shahram Chubin
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Nuclear Policy Program
    Chubin, who is based in Geneva, focuses his research on nonproliferation, terrorism, and Middle East security issues. He was director of studies at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Switzerland, from 1996 to 2009.
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    Toby Dalton
    Co-director
    Nuclear Policy Program
    Dalton is the co-director of the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment. An expert on nonproliferation and nuclear energy, his work addresses regional security challenges and the evolution of the global nuclear order.
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    Pierre Goldschmidt
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Nuclear Policy Program
    Goldschmidt is a nonresident senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment.
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    Mark Hibbs
    Senior Fellow
    Nuclear Policy Program
    Hibbs is a Germany-based senior fellow in Carnegie’s Nuclear Policy Program. His areas of expertise are nuclear verification and safeguards, multilateral nuclear trade policy, international nuclear cooperation, and nonproliferation arrangements.
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    Se Young Jang
    Nonresident Scholar
    Nuclear Policy Program
    Se Young Jang is a nonresident scholar in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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    Togzhan Kassenova
    Fellow
    Nuclear Policy Program
    Kassenova is a fellow in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment.
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    Ulrich Kühn
    Nonresident Scholar
    Ulrich Kühn is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and a senior research associate at the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP).
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    Tomoko Kurokawa
    Nonresident Scholar
    Nuclear Policy Program
    Kurokawa is a nonresident scholar in the Carnegie Nuclear Policy Program.
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    Ariel (Eli) Levite
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Nuclear Policy Program
    Levite was the principal deputy director general for policy at the Israeli Atomic Energy Commission from 2002 to 2007.
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    Li Bin
    Senior Fellow
    Nuclear Policy Program and Asia Program
    Li is a senior fellow working jointly in the Nuclear Policy Program and Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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    Vipin Narang
    Nonresident Scholar
    Nuclear Policy Program
    Vipin Narang is a nonresident scholar in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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    George Perkovich
    Ken Olivier and Angela Nomellini Chair
    Vice President for Studies
    Perkovich works primarily on nuclear strategy and nonproliferation issues; cyberconflict; and new approaches to international public-private management of strategic technologies.
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    Petr Topychkanov
    Fellow
    Nonproliferation Program
    Moscow Center
    Topychkanov is a fellow in the Carnegie Moscow Center’s Nonproliferation Program.
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    Sinan Ülgen
    Visiting Scholar
    Carnegie Europe
    Ülgen is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on Turkish foreign policy, nuclear policy, cyberpolicy, and transatlantic relations.
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    Tristan Volpe
    Nonresident Fellow
    Nuclear Policy Program
    Tristan Volpe is a nonresident fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and assistant professor of defense analysis at the Naval Postgraduate School.
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    Jon Wolfsthal
    Nonresident Scholar
    Nuclear Policy Program
    Jon Wolfsthal is a nonresident scholar with the Nuclear Policy Program.
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    Fumihiko Yoshida
    Nonresident Scholar
    Nuclear Policy Program
    Fumihiko Yoshida is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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    Tong Zhao
    Fellow
    Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy
    Tong Zhao is a fellow in Carnegie’s Nuclear Policy Program based at the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy.
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