Tag Archives: President George W. Bush

The Cost of Ignoring UN Inspectors: An Unnecessary War with Iraq

By Greg Thielmann On March 7, ten years ago, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the UN Special Commission on Iraq (UNMOVIC) reported to the UN Security Council on the latest results of their inspections in Iraq, monitoring enforcement of the … Continue reading

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Dumping the ABM Treaty: Was It Worth It?

In retrospect, the Bush administration should not have fielded its national missile defense system. The technology was not ripe; the threat had not materialized; and the opportunity cost was too high.  By Tom Z. Collina Ten years ago this week, … Continue reading

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