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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 five Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) nuclear-weapon states, or “P5″, met in Geneva on April 18-19, 2013 under the chairmanship of the Russian Federation, to build on the 2009 London, 2011 Paris and 2012 Washington P5 conferences. The P5 reviewed progress towards fulfilling the commitments...

Since November 2010, the issue of missile defense has been high on the NATO-Russia Council's agenda. Two competing proposals are on the table: the idea of separate but coordinated systems, defended by NATO and the U.S., and a sectoral approach that includes a joint missile-defense system along the p...

Nuclear disarmament is not the exclusive domain of the United States and Russia. Active participation of other members of the nuclear five is an important issue on the international agenda. France's traditionally independent stance could give a new impetus to nuclear disarmament - or hold it back. F...

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