Rethinking the Prevention of Nuclear Proliferation

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by Peter Jenkins An article in the latest issue of the International Security journal goes to the heart of US and European nuclear non-proliferation policy. The author, Scott Kemp, an Assistant Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering at MIT, raises a fundamental… Continue Reading  

What does the Iran-IAEA Joint Statement Mean?

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by Peter Jenkins Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) issued a joint statement on May 21 to the effect that they had agreed on a further set of practical measures within the framework of their November 11, 2013… Continue Reading  

Tough Road in Vienna to Iran Nuclear Deal

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by Jasmin Ramsey* Iran and world powers will resume negotiating a final deal on Tehran’s nuclear programme Tuesday in Vienna while experts warn the hardest work is about to begin. Representatives from Iran and the U.S. indicated last month that… Continue Reading  

Iran Nuclear Deal: Uphill on the Homestretch?

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by François Nicoullaud To date, negotiators on both sides of the talks over Iran’s controversial nuclear program, which resume next week, have been remarkably discreet. Even at the political level, people have been unusually quiet. This is an excellent omen. In… Continue Reading