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February 13, 2007

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Samore: N. Korean Deal a ‘Wise Compromise’ for Bush

CFR’s Gary Samore says the accord reached at the Six-Party Talks in Beijing was "a wise compromise" for the Bush administration.

April 16, 2007

North Korea
Samore: First Phase of Nuclear Accord with N.Korea Likely to Proceed

Gary Samore, a North Korea expert, says he believes Pyongyang will close down its Yongbyon reactor. But he says it will be difficult to proceed further because of North Korea’s continuing desire to b…

July 9, 2007

Iran
Samore: U.S. Planning for Possibility, But Hopes Not to Have to Use Military ‘Option’ Against Iran

Gary Samore, a former National Security Council official, says Iran is trying to forestall another round of UN Security Council sanctions and ultimately to stave off a possible military attack agains…

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…

September 26, 2007

Iran
Sick: Iranian Leader Sees Trip to New York as ‘Successful’

Iran expert Gary G. Sick says Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad probably regards his visit to the United Nations as “successful” because it allowed him to get his views out to a wide audience.

January 25, 2008

North Korea
Samore: North Korea May Delay Nuclear Treaty Implementation Until 2009

Gary Samore, a former top U.S. official on arms control policy, says Bush administration policymakers have concluded that North Korea has decided to delay any progress on nuclear disarmament until a …

April 21, 2008

North Korea
Samore: More Fluid U.S. Stance on N. Korea Nuclear Weapons

Gary Samore, a senior arms-control negotiator in the Clinton administration, says the Bush administration has agreed to a compromise with North Korea on demands for it to confess the extent of its ur…

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…

July 21, 2008

Iran
Will Deal With Iran Be Worked Out?

Gary Sick, a longtime expert on Iran, says both the Iranian and U.S. governments face pressure to compromise and allow talks on Tehran’s nuclear program to move forward.

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…