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In The Age of DeceptionDr. Inthe U. Nuclear Diplomacy in Treacherous Times Metropolitan Books,Mohamed ElBaradei makes the case that it can — if national governments would make a good faith effort to support it. The Bush administration’s goal, ElBaradi argues, was to secure “regime change.

The hope was that the North Korean regime would elbafadei from within before full implementation of the agreement.

By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy. But no one could have predicted that ElBaradei would be ‘the man in the middle’ of so many nuclear conflicts over so sustained a period of time. The Age agee Deception: Unmasking a Hidden Program. But the Bush administration refused to consider compromise measures.

The United States, Britain, France, China, and Russia not only dealt ineffectively and inconsistently with other nations suspected of developing nuclear weapons, but, through “their own failure to disarm contributed directly to proliferation itself.

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Can international diplomacy cope with the nuclear dangers that now threaten global survival? Probing and eloquent, The Age of Deception is an deceptionn account of society’s struggle to come to grips with the uncertainties of our age.


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In ElBaradei’s view, Washington thereby drove “a pariah nation into still greater isolation,” giving North Korea’s “generals and scientists the extra time and motivation to develop and detonate a nuclear weapon. Account Options Sign in.


In Decepion view, during the mids, as Iran underwent devastating losses thanks to Iraq’s use of poison gas in its war with Iran, the Iranian government might have intended to develop nuclear weapons.

From Vienna to Oslo. We gain a feel for the difficulty of the IAEA inspectors’ struggle to maintain objectivity when trust has been broken, or when the press – or governments – are playing fast and loose with the facts.

Nevertheless, they insisted that such experiments were designed to help Iran develop peaceful nuclear power.

But, in later years, Iran seemed to back drception from this goal and decide to limit its program to the development of the nuclear fuel cycle. They will eavesdrop on the exchanges between UN inspectors and U. ElBaradei believes that, through these actions, officials in Pyongyang were attempting to set the stage for more aid, as well as security guarantees and eventual normalization of relations with the United States.

This Blogger’s Books and Other Items from What’s Going On at UAardvark? Even so, as ElBaradei notes, during the presidency of George W. Other editions – View all The Age of Deception: In this new book, ElBaradei reports on a deeply disturbing development — a scramble by numerous nations, driven by fear and insecurity, to obtain nuclear weapons or to maintain their own privileged nuclear status.


My library Help Advanced Book Search. Readers will sit at the dinner table with Iraqi officials in Baghdad, listening as they bleakly predict the coming war.

Today, of course, the hottest nuclear issue concerns Iran. During his years at the Elbwradei, ElBaradei had the frustrating job of trying elbaraeei negotiate peaceful resolutions of the tensions agd the U.

ElBaradei is also sharply critical of the major powers, all of which are duplicitous in their own ways. ElBaradei gives us his account from the centre of the nuclear fray.

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Given the fierce nationalism in the United States and elsewhere, this might seem like an unrealistic proposal. Above all, he illustrates that the security of nations is tied to the security of individuals, dependent not only on disarmament but on a universal commitment to human dignity, democratic values, and the freedom from want.

Signed inthe NPT represents a bargain between the nuclear weapons nations and the non-nuclear weapons nations.

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A job which is all the more important now than ever.