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The recent PIR Center report, “Iran in the Regional and Global Perspective” offers a fresh twist on advice for negotiators as they continue to work on an agreement. As a compilation of articles by experts who met in Bangkok and Moscow in 2014 to explore the prerequisites of longer term solutions for...

The book “The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy” by David Hoffman is a true documentary thriller focusing on the most difficult period of the 20th century. The international situation at that time is described as teetering on the brink of a nuclear world ...

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The Russian-U.S. Agreement Concerning the Safe and Secure Transportation, Storage and Destruction of Weapons and the Prevention of Weapons Proliferation expires in June 2013. The agreement serves as the foundation of the Nunn-Lugar program, which has been running for over 20 years now. Russia has de...

We, the leaders, gathered in Seoul on March 26-27, 2012, renew the political
commitments generated from the 2010 Washington Nuclear Security Summit to work
toward strengthening nuclear security, reducing the threat of nuclear terrorism, and
preventing terrorists, criminals, or other unauthorized actors...

Since Barack Obama administration took office in 2009, it has put considerable effort into placing nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation at the center of the U.S. nuclear policy. In April 2009 in Prague American president delivered a speech where he called for complete elimination of nuclear weap...

The NPT has been a huge success story for 35 years in stemming nuclear proliferation. In the 1990s, however, cracks begun to emerge in that regime and they have grown and become serious enough to threaten the stability of the entire regime.

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Cuba, by signing the NPT and the Tlatelolco accord immediately raises its status in the nonproliferation community from that of a state outside of the regime, to one of its most ardent developing world supporters. Cuba is prepare for future opportunities due to a existence of a cadre of young, well ...

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