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Bennett Ramberg

Commentary: How to stop Kim Jong Un using his nukes

Jun 30 2017

Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in must face North Korea’s nuclear reality: Pyongyang’s bomb is here to stay. When the two presidents hold their first summit on Friday, they need to drop quixotic efforts to stop Kim Jong Un from building a nuclear arsenal and instead focus on preventing its use.

Commentary: The next Chernobyl may be intentional

Apr 26 2016

Chernobyl’s 30th anniversary on April 26 comes against the backdrop of growing apprehension that nuclear reactors may become a terrorist target.

The next Chernobyl may be intentional

Apr 26 2016

Destruction of a nuclear power plant would mark a zenith of terrorist violence.

North Korea is a nuclear power. Here’s why the world just has to live with it.

Mar 10 2016

The international response to North Korea continues to be ineffective. After much pouting from concerned countries, the United Nations Security Council recently responded to the new round of tests with an impressive new collection of sanctions.

Options for the U.S. if Iran breaks a nuclear deal

Apr 01 2015

Lessons can be learned from a serious nonproliferation failure: Mao Tse-Tung’s China and its quest for the bomb.

IAEA and Iran: Resolving the nuclear impasse

Sep 25 2013

President Hassan Rouhani generated a positive buzz yesterday with his United Nations General Assembly statements about Iran's determination to resolve the nuclear impasse with the international community. Though he argued Tehran was not prepared to give up its enrichment program, the new president declared "nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction have no place in Iran's security," adding that his government was now committed to "time-bound and result-oriented talks to build mutual confidence and removal of mutual uncertainties with full transparency" to resolve any doubts.

IAEA and Iran: Resolving the nuclear impasse

Sep 25 2013

President Hassan Rouhani generated a positive buzz yesterday with his United Nations General Assembly statements about Iran's determination to resolve the nuclear impasse with the international community. Though he argued Tehran was not prepared to give up its enrichment program, the new president declared "nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction have no place in Iran's security," adding that his government was now committed to "time-bound and result-oriented talks to build mutual confidence and removal of mutual uncertainties with full transparency" to resolve any doubts.

コラム:北朝鮮「核武装」への対応、拙速は禁物

Feb 18 2013

3度目の核実験を強行した北朝鮮。この国が「核武装中の国家」であるということを、国際社会は受け入れなくてはならない。いかにアメやムチを駆使しても、この事実を変えることはできない。今重要なのは、リスクを最小化することだ。新たな対北朝鮮政策を急ぐ前に、われわれはまず深呼吸する必要がある。

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