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The Cost of Nuclear Weapons in the Interest of National Security

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  Featured, Foreign Relations, Nuclear Nonproliferation, Trending Topics  /  Comments Off on The Cost of Nuclear Weapons in the Interest of National Security

Nuclear weapons have the potential to leave the Earth uninhabitable. Will humanity be its next sacrifice in the interest of national security?

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Loudspeakers: The Winning Strategy Against North Korea? – Part I

By   /  January 6, 2016  /  International Law, International Security, Nuclear Nonproliferation, Trending Topics  /  No Comments

Tensions have been raised again this month on the Korean peninsula. Despite the report that U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon’s plan to visit North Korea[1], it has declared a no-sail zone off its east coast in preparation for a possible missile launch.[2] North Korea, which has been at war with South Korea for nearly […]

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In Defense of Using Force Against Iran's Nuclear Program

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  Foreign Relations, International Law, International Security, Laws of War / International Humanitarian Law, National Security Law, National Security Law & Policy, Nuclear Nonproliferation  /  No Comments

Iran’s nuclear weapons program is inextricably linked to the national security of the United States.  The program first came under international scrutiny when the IAEA passed a resolution demanding that Iran suspend all enrichment activity in September 2003[1].  Since then, Iran has defied demands by nearly every world power to abandon or limit its program, […]

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Mixed Scorecard for Recent Legal Challenges to Iran Sanctions

By   /  November 12, 2013  /  International Law, International Security, News & Events, Nuclear Nonproliferation  /  No Comments

Targeted economic sanctions became a central issue during recent negotiations in Geneva over Iran’s nuclear program.  While future negotiations may alleviate some sanctions, U.S. legislators are proposing to strengthen the current sanctions regime.  Despite their likely continued use, sanctions themselves remain a contested policy tool.  In addition to debates about their efficacy, sanctions can, and […]

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