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  1. Hearing on China's Proliferation Record

    Wisconsin Project Testimony before the House Committee on International Relations and National Security June 17, 1998 Speeches and Testimony I am pleased to appear today before these distinguished Committees. I have been asked to discuss U.S. policy on sa ...

  2. Hearing on the Arming of Iran

    There is no doubt that Iran is aggressively trying to develop nuclear weapons and the missiles to deliver them. There is also no doubt that Iran has already built chemical weapons. Iran's progress in all these efforts has depended almost entirely on o ...

  3. Hearing on China's Role in the Spread of Weapons of Mass Destruction

    I am pleased to appear today before this distinguished Subcommittee, which has asked me to discuss China's role in the spread of weapons of mass destruction. I have been asked to respond to two questions: First, how effective is our present "enga ...

  4. Hearing on the Spread of Weapons of Mass Destruction

    I would like to begin with the idea of "rogue nations"--now thought to include Iran, Iraq, Libya and North Korea. This is a new term that the Clinton administration has coined to define the proliferation problem, and to restrict it to these four ...

  5. Hearing on the Weaknesses in the International Atomic Energy Agency

    In roughly one month, we will pass the third anniversary of Iraq's invasion of Kuwait. If Iraq had not invaded Kuwait, it is very likely that Saddam Hussein would be passing a different milestone about now: he would be assembling his first atomic bomb ...

  6. Report: U.S. Export Licenses to Iran and Syria (1986-1990)

    From 1986 to 1990, the U.S. Commerce Department approved over $300 million worth of sensitive American exports to Iran and Syria. Most of these were "dual-use" items, capable of making nuclear weapons or long-range missiles if diverted from their ...

  7. Report: In China We Trust?

    In mid-October, the U.S. Commerce Department began to implement a new program to reduce controls on the sale of militarily useful American products to China. For the first time, certain companies in China are being allowed to receive such products from the ...

  8. Iran's Nuclear Card

    It is now clear that the Islamic Republic of Iran has been operating a string of secret nuclear sites in violation of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT). In November, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the world organization that is supp ...

  9. Iran's Nuclear Program: For Electricity or a Bomb?

    Step by step, why it's hard to know if uranium is being used to make weapons. The uncomfortable reality is that the equipment and raw materials that Iran could use to power Tehran can also give it an ability to build a bomb. ...

  10. Are Sanctions Working?

    A tough new U.S. sanctions measure against Iran goes into effect today, restricting foreign governments from remitting payments for Iranian oil back to Tehran. The payments now must be kept within the banking system of the oil-importing country and can be ...

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