Popular articles

Origins of the notion

It should be underlined that the concept of “strategic stability” was born in the late 1980s in the context of START-I negotiations to serve as a foundation of deep strategic arms reductions. In this role, it was designed to replace an amorphous and subjective notion of “equal...

In the aftermath of the Second Session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), its Chair Ambassador Adam Bugajski of the Republic of Poland gave an exclusive interview to the Yaderny Kontrol bulletin ...


Some time ago the U.S. administration, including their former President Barack Obama, has voiced more and more often the idea that it would be desirable to continue strategic offensive reductions. There are several reasons why the United States are so interested in intensifying nuclear arms reduct...

All articles

Poll



 
Did you enjoy the article?
 

authors

  • Affiliation : Acad., Russian Academy of Sciences, Head, Center for International Security, Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO)
complete list

What Does Ahmadinajad Have in Common with Gavrilo Princip: Solving the Iranian Puzzle

Alexei Arbatov, Andrei Piontkovski

Two experts, two opposing views. Iran has a right to its own peaceful nuclear program, but its arrogant policy in the region and the world lead one to doubt that the nuclear program is exclusively peaceful. Will the policies of the current Iranian leadership cause the situation in a region that is already unstable to explode, and will this lead to global political catastrophes—these are the questions the two experts argue about in a discussion via e-mail that is published in this issue.

What Does Ahmadinajad Have in Common with Gavrilo Princip: Solving the Iranian Puzzle (full text)


Imprint:

SECURITY INDEX №1 (81), 2007

Comments

 
 
loading