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Fri, Sep 6, 2019

Slavin quoted in JNS on the possibility of US-Iran negotiations

In the News by Atlantic Council

Iran Nuclear Nonproliferation

Fri, Aug 23, 2019

The Trump administration’s Iran policy shows meager results

Though there are differences between factions about how to confront the United States, the heavy US pressure on Tehran in recent months has led to a rally-around-the-flag effect as Iranians push back against what many view as a Western imperialism.

IranSource by Holly Dagres

Economic Sanctions Iran

Thu, Aug 1, 2019

Slavin in Axios on US sanctions on Iran

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economic Sanctions Iran

Wed, Jul 31, 2019

Duclos quoted in Le Monde on US-Iran tensions

In the News by Atlantic Council

Economic Sanctions French

Sat, Jun 1, 2019

Nuclear Futures in South Asia (Private Workshop)

On May 26, the South Asia Center hosted a private workshop with delegations from India and Pakistan in Istanbul, turkey. This event featured an introduction by Bharath Gopalaswamy, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Scowcroft Center, which was followed by a moderated discussion. Also in attendance were Ambassador Rakesh Sood, Distinguished Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation, and […]

Insights & Impact by Bridget Corna

India Missile Defense

Mon, Jun 10, 2019

A Call for Action on US Nuclear Leadership: Reflections on the Atlantic Council’s Task Force Report

The recently released Atlantic Council Task Force on US Nuclear Energy Leadership report, entitled US Nuclear Leadership: Innovation and the Global Strategic Challenge, represents a year-long effort to examine the national security implications of nuclear power for the United States. The diverse mix of policy, regulatory, industry, utility, university, and environmental interests reflected in the […]

EnergySource by Robert F. Ichord, Jr

Nuclear Nonproliferation Security & Defense

Fri, Jun 28, 2019

Priority-based approach to the North Korean nuclear issue—An enlightened dose of self-centeredness

From the time Chairman Kim Jong-Un started his “charm offensive” early last year until the fallout of the second summit meeting between Kim and President Donald Trump in Hanoi in February 2019, officials and experts have debated whether North Korea is ready for denuclearization on the terms of the United States and its allies. Rather […]

Report by Taisuke Mibae

Economic Sanctions Korea

Fri, Feb 1, 2019

US leaving INF Treaty could spark an arms race with Russia

“With the demise of the INF Treaty, New START will be the only remaining constraint on Russia’s formidable and growing nuclear capabilities," Alexander Vershbow says.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Arms Control Missile Defense

Thu, Jul 25, 2019

New missile tests cast doubt on North Korea’s commitment to nuclear talks

New missile launches from North Korea could derail US President Donald J. Trump’s attempts to restart talks on Pyongyang’s nuclear program

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Korea Nuclear Nonproliferation

Fri, Jun 15, 2018

How to increase pressure if diplomacy with North Korea fails

The uncertain results of President Trump’s June 12 summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un underscore the fact that the United States needs to keep developing tools to intensify the “maximum pressure” campaign that helped bring North Korea to the negotiating table. If North Korea proves unwilling to denuclearize and diplomacy breaks down once […]

Issue Brief by Daleep Singh and Peter E. Harrell

China Korea