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  1. Ballistic Missiles: Who are the Future Suppliers?

    In February, the Director of Central Intelligence, George Tenet, told Congress that North Korea is on the verge of developing ballistic missiles capable of hitting the continental United States. Tenet said that the Taepo-Dong I missile that North Korea te ...

  2. The Impact of U.S.-India Cooperation on Iran

    In July 2005, the Bush administration announced an agreement for full civil nuclear cooperation with India, which would have the effect of recognizing India as a de facto nuclear weapon state. The deal, which would also include sharing U.S. space technolo ...

  3. An Assessment of Europe's Leadership Confronting the Iranian Nuclear Challenge

    Since the autumn of 2003, when the scope of Iran's illicit nuclear activities became public, Britain, France and Germany (the "E3") have led negotiations aimed at limiting the scope of Iran's nuclear program. For several years, this di ...

  4. Living with a Nuclear-Armed Iran

    Iran is very likely to acquire nuclear weapons if it chose to do so, according to a panel convened by the Wisconsin Project last year. The panel could not foresee any combination of events likely to alter Iran's apparent determination-and ability-to ...

  5. Iran Sanctions: What Would Work?

    The U.N. Security Council is considering a draft resolution aimed at Iran's illicit nuclear effort. Although the resolution would limit Iran's ability to buy arms, would target Iran's illicit shipping, and would authorize restrictions on Ir ...

  6. An Assessment of U.S. Efforts to Sanction Iran

    Most commentary on sanctions holds that because the United States has severed diplomatic and almost all economic ties with Iran, it has no ability to punish Iran unilaterally. However, the United States has never fully enforced its existing arsenal of dom ...

  7. How to Prevent a Nuclear-Armed Iran

    It is widely believed that Iran has nuclear weapon ambitions, which it is trying to hide behind a civilian nuclear energy program. The question is whether Iran can be stopped from getting the bomb, given the indigenous capability it has already amassed. I ...

  8. The Iraq War's Impact on Nonproliferation

    The present war in Iraq is the first ever fought-at least ostensibly-to counter mass destruction weapons. Although no such weapons have been found inside Iraq's borders, it is still essential to ask whether the war is having a positive or negative im ...

  9. Congressional Action on Iran: What Next?

    Over the past several years, Congress has considered a variety of measures aimed at restraining Iran's nuclear program and its support for terrorism. The 111th Congress is again weighing such measures- just as the time to halt Iran's nuclear pro ...

  10. A History of Iran's Nuclear Program

    August 9, 2016 Weapon Program Background Report Nuclear This is a brief history of Iran's progress toward the ability to build a nuclear weapon. The emphasis is on achievements, rather than motives. The achievements presented here have been cataloged ...

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