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September 16, 2008

India
Krepon: U.S.-India Nuclear Agreement Weakens Nonproliferation Efforts

Michael Krepon, a well-known expert on South Asia and nuclear nonproliferation, says that the U.S.-India nuclear agreement is likely to weaken efforts at strengthening nonproliferation of nuclear wea…

September 12, 2008

United States
Riedel: U.S. Needs to Tread Carefully in Pakistan

Bruce Riedel, a former high-ranking CIA and Pentagon official, says the United States faces a very frustrating situation in Pakistan, and that the recent U.S. cross-border attacks from Afghanistan in…

October 14, 2008

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Latest U.S.-N. Korea Deal Is a ’Very Modest Step’ Forward

Gary Samore, who was active in nuclear diplomacy with North Korea in the Clinton administration, says the latest agreement between the United States and North Korea is only a "very modest step forwar…

June 26, 2008

United States
Nuclear Agreement with North Korea Is ’A Useful Initial Step’

CFR’s Gary Samore says North Korea’s declaration on its nuclear activities and lifting of sanctions by the United States marks "a useful initial step" but more work needs to be done to ensure disarma…

February 11, 2008

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Kay: Recent Iran NIE Recalls Erroneous 2003 Iraq Estimate

David Kay, a veteran international arms inspector, says the publicly released version of the National Intelligence Estimate on Iran was seriously flawed.

September 19, 2007

North Korea
Samore: A Syria-North Korea Nuclear Relationship?

Gary Samore, an arms control official in the Clinton National Security Council and CFR’s director of studies, says it remains a mystery whether Syria was working with North Korea to receive nuclear t…

August 8, 2007

Pakistan
Schaffer: Pakistan Facing Question on How to Handle Extremists

Teresita C. Schaffer, a former State Department official with extensive experience in South Asia, says the violence that has spread in Pakistan since President Pervez Musharraf ordered a crackdown on…

November 16, 2007

International Organizations
Perkovich: Pressures and Benefits Must Be Made Clearer to Iran

George Perkovich, a leading expert on Iranian nuclear issues, says the latest IAEA report only underscores the importance of increasing efforts to resolve the nuclear enrichment dispute diplomaticall…

October 3, 2007

Elections and Voting
Weinbaum: On Eve of Reelection Musharraf Has Bought Some Time

Marvin G. Weinbaum, a veteran analyst on Pakistan and Afghanistan, says Pakistan’s President Pervez Musharraf has won time for himself by agreeing to resign as army chief, but could still face a majo…

February 6, 2007

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Samore: Limited Progress Possible on Korea, Iran

CFR Director of Studies Gary S. Samore says the U.S. negotiator at the Six-Party Talks on North Korea appears to be acting with new flexibility.