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.
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To ensure the success of Myanmar's historic democratic transition, the United States should revise its outdated and counterproductive sanctions policy.
Blackwill and Campbell analyze the rise of Chinese President Xi Jinping and call for a new American grand strategy for Asia.
Williams argues that greater U.S. involvement is necessary to enhance the quality and success of peacekeeping missions.
Kurlantzick offers the sharpest analysis yet of what state capitalism’s emergence means for democratic politics around the world. More
In a cogent analysis of why the United States is losing ground as a world power, Blackwill and Harris explore the statecraft of geoeconomics. More
Takeyh and Simon reframe the legacy of U.S. involvement in the Arab world from 1945 to 1991 and shed new light on the makings of the contemporary Middle East. More
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