This convention was proposed by Russia; it is the result of years of dialogue between non-nuclear and nuclear countries and is the first UN treaty designed to prevent terrorist attacks from weapons of mass destruction. It entered into force on July 7, 2007.
Martin Indyk disputes the Bush administration's claim that the war in Iraq played a significant role in Libya's decision to abandon WMD programs.
President Bush announces a seven-step plan designed to strengthen international efforts to reduce the spread of weapons of mass destruction.
Senator Edwards says the Bush administration has "done very little" to work with U.S. allies to secure weapons of mass destruction. He outlines a Global Nuclear Compact that aims to strengthen the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty and endorses new funding to counter "loose nukes" in the former Soviet Union.
The author examines Pakistan's complex role in U.S. foreign policy and advocates for a two-pronged approach that works to quarantine threats while integrating Pakistan into the broader U.S. agenda in Asia.
The authors assess the political, security, and economic challenges facing U.S. policymakers in Afghanistan and evaluate a range of policy options.
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
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An authoritative and accessible look at what countries must do to build durable and prosperous democracies—and what the United States and others can do to help. More