Category Archives: Israel

Week Ahead March 3-9: IAEA mtg; Pentagon Budget; Nuclear Security; Ukraine & the NPT

As the crisis in Ukraine continues to dominate global attention and the news headlines, several other arms control developments of significance in the coming week. For more news and analysis on these and other weapons-related security issues, consider subscribing to … Continue reading

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Despite Israeli Doubts, Serious Diplomacy Is the Best Option for Iran

By Kelsey Davenport Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the UN General Assembly today that Israel will “stand alone” in order to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. It is good that Prime Minister Netanyahu is prepared for that, because … Continue reading

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How did the Candidates Differ on Iran?

By Greg Thielmann Last night’s presidential debate tended to blur some of the fundamental differences that had emerged during the campaign in the candidates’ approaches to the Iran nuclear issue, and probably left most viewers more confused about the Iranian … Continue reading

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Making Lemonade from the Bitter Lemons of Israel’s Nuclear SLCMs

By Greg Thielmann The German weekly news magazine Der Spiegel carried an eye-catching cover story last week on Israel’s secret program to deploy nuclear-tipped cruise missiles on German-built submarines. For more than a decade, outside observers have speculated about whether … Continue reading

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