December 12, 2013

The Globe's Nuclear Gangsters

Victor Davis Hanson, National Review

The Associated Press

Hostile countries with nuclear capabilities have the upper hand on the global police.

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TAGGED: Iran, Nuclear Weapons


December 3, 2013
Nuclear Weapons Don't Spread Quickly
Zachary Keck, The Diplomat
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December 1, 2013
The Coming Nuclear Arms Race in the Gulf
John Hannah, Foreign Policy
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December 3, 2013
Why Is the U.S. OK with Israel Having Nukes?
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December 6, 2013
U.S. and Iran See Deal Differently
Jonathan Schanzer, Global Public Sq.
The nuclear deal between the P5+1 and Iran last month has been widely hailed as a successful interim measure to stave off an unwanted conflict over Tehran’s illicit nuclear program. But after initially celebrating a diplomatic... more ››
December 9, 2013
Iran, from Enemy to Ally
David Patrikarakos, New York Times
The recent nuclear deal with Iran has caused a predictable furor among Middle East hawks. But it offers an opportunity for a much bigger breakthrough: rapprochement and, eventually, even strategic cooperation with Iran. more ››