A Carnegie Proliferation Roundtable
Can the United States win a war on terrorism while winking at some terrorists and cozying up to nations that support them? Can the United States effectively fight terrorism and reward terrorism at the same time? You shouldn't have to ponder those questions very long. The certain answer is no.
Ten years after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the cold war, it is striking how many remnants of that era remain. Partly as a result of Russia's slow progress in becoming a "Western" country, European and American leaders are reconsidering the kind of relationship they wish to cultivate with Russia.
Carnegie International Non-Proliferation Conference 2001
Listen to Opening Remarks of Jessica Mathews, president of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
On Thursday, May 31, Iran's state-run radio reported the successful test of a new solid fuel ballistic missile. If the reports are true, the test represents a significant step forward for Tehran's missile programs.
Presentations by Vann van Diepen and Richard Speier
The MTCR is based on a policy, not a treaty. It focuses on ballistic and cruise missiles capable of delivering a 500 kilogram payload to a range of 300 kilometers. Any rockets or unmanned air vehicles with this capability, including space launch vehicles (SLV's), which are "peaceful" versions of long-range missiles, are subject to a strong presumption of export denial.
Presentations by Ambassador Elizabeth Jones, Senior Advisor for Caspian Basin Energy Diplomacy, Edward C. Chow, an international oil consultant, and Martha Brill Olcott, Carnegie Senior Associate