Selling Saudis the Nuclear Rope to Hang US


by Joe Cirincione Selling nuclear reactors to Saudi Arabia and allowing them to build massive uranium-enrichment facilities and plants to extract plutonium is a stupendously dumb idea. So, it is perhaps fitting that the Trump administration is sending Rick Perry… Continue Reading  

Will Trump Shred the Iran Nuclear Deal?


by Rajan Menon Stack up the op-eds and essays on the disasters that await the world once Donald Trump moves into the White House and you’ll have a long list of dismaying scenarios. One that makes the lineups of most… Continue Reading  

A Missed Nonproliferation Opportunity


by Paul R. Pillar Last week the latest quinquennial review conference for the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) ended as a failure, without issuing a formal statement or report. The single biggest snag concerned whether to call for the convening of… Continue Reading  

Iran, North Korea, and the Congress that Says No

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by John Feffer Negotiators are rushing to meet an end-of-March deadline to reach a nuclear framework deal with Iran. The Obama administration and its P5+1 partners (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany) are willing to… Continue Reading  

The Times Errs on Iran Weaponization


by Robert Kelley A recent piece in The New York Times purports to explain why Iran has not been clear about its nuclear bomb aspirations. The article tries to link this alleged silence to the successful agreements in the P5+1… Continue Reading