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IAEA chief 'falling into the Cheney trap'

WASHINGTON, March 23 (UPI) -- The head of the international nuclear inspectors watchdog "is falling into the Cheney trap" in the growing Iranian crisis, a former agency official alleged.

Nuclear accident already one of worst ever

WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- The failure of several reactors after the Japanese earthquake is already one of the worst nuclear crises ever, an expert said Sunday.

BMD base woes -- Part 1

MOSCOW, June 19 (UPI) -- U.S. President George W. Bush's missile defenses are dying with his presidency, but they might not rest in peace.
NIKITA PETROV, UPI Outside View Commentator

Syrians hiding nuclear progress, U.S. says

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. officials said Syria is shirking international scrutiny by razing the site of a Sept. 6 Israeli airstrike on an alleged nuclear facility.

Renewed claims of Iranian arms in Iraq

BAGHDAD, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The U.S. military renewed its claims of finding Iranian-made bombs and explosives in Iraq in a report published Monday by The New York Times.

China drives U.S. nuke policy change

WASHINGTON, July 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. policy change regarding nuclear technology to India is a response to the potential of China as a world power, the Christian Science Monitor says.

U.S. frets over Albanian chemical arsenal

TIRANA, Albania, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. officials are concerned Albania's arsenal of hundreds of canisters of chemical weapons is vulnerable to terrorists, the Washington Post reported.

Powell: Iran's working on nuclear missiles

SANTIAGO, Chile, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell says there is evidence Iran is developing a missile system to deliver nuclear warheads, the Washington Post reports.

U.S. nuclear policy to be probed

WASHINGTON, March 29 (UPI) -- The Bush administration's non-proliferation policy is on the Tuesday agenda of the House Committee on International Relations.

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Experts spar over new nuclear weapons

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Recent reports that the U.S. Department of Defense is exploring the development of low-yield tactical nuclear weapons for battlefield use has nuclear nonprolife
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI think tanks correspondent

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Analysis: Shaking Up Saddam

WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- In 1986, President Ronald Reagan authorized a campaign of disinformation and destabilization to unseat Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi, which included CIA operations to aid and abet Libyan dissidents and exiles while U.S. military forces drew up secret o
NICHOLAS M. HORROCK, UPI Chief White House Correspondent
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Joseph Cirincione (b. November 13, 1949) is the President of the Ploughshares Fund , a public grant-making foundation focused on nuclear weapons policy and conflict resolution. He was appointed to the presidency by the Ploughshares board of directors on March 5, 2008. Cirincione had previously served as vice president for national security and international policy at the Center for American Progress in Washington, DC, and for eight years as the director for non-proliferation at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He is the author of Bomb Scare: The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons (Columbia University Press, 2007) and Deadly Arsenals: Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Threats (Carnegie Endowment, second edition 2006) and the co-author of Universal Compliance: A Strategy for Nuclear Security (Carnegie Endowment, 2005) and "WMD in Iraq: Evidence and Implications" (Carnegie Endowment, 2003). He is on the adjunct faculty of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Cirincione chaired and organized five of the annual Carnegie International Non-Proliferation Conferences, considered the premier event in the field. Video and audio recordings of the conferences are available on line as well as a DVD of the 2005 conference highlights, including Cirincione's 15-minute slide and film presentation, "A Brief History of the Nuclear Age."

He worked for nine years in the U.S. House of Representatives as a professional staff member of the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Government Operations, and served as staff director of the bipartisan Military Reform Caucus.

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