Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Bennett Ramberg

Bennett Ramberg, a policy analyst in the US State Department’s Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs under President George H.W. Bush, is the author of Destruction of Nuclear Energy Facilities in War and Nuclear Power Plants as Weapons for the Enemy.

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Nuclear Weapon Loose
World Affairs 5

The New Loose Nukes

Last month, the Islamic State seized uranium compounds in Iraq, and Hamas launched three rockets at Israel's Dimona nuclear complex. Such episodes highlight the vulnerability of nuclear assets in… read more

Newsart for Iran’s Nuclear Quandary
World Affairs 2

Iran’s Nuclear Quandary

There are many obstacles to a nuclear agreement with Iran, but among the least examined is the legacy of nuclear-disarmament efforts involving Libya and North Korea. Both cases raise issues that… read more

Newsart for Syria’s Chemical Genie
World Affairs 0

Syria’s Chemical Genie

As dangerous as Syria’s chemical-weapons stockpile is, its destructive potential does not compare to that of a nuclear arsenal. But, so far, the international community has failed to contain the… read more

Newsart for Leave North Korea Alone
World Affairs 1

Leave North Korea Alone

Despite attempts by the US and its allies to push back against North Korea's nuclear ambitions, the regime's commitment to its nuclear program remains steadfast. With no practical alternative to… read more

Newsart for A Weak Start for START
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A Weak Start for START

A strange sense of déjà vu is gripping Washington these days, as the debate over ratification by the US Senate of the New Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (New START) with Russia heat up. There may… read more

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