Tag Archives: nuclear proliferation

Nobel Peace Prize Goes to ICAN

Okay, there was no slap in the face and we have still to wait whether president Trump will withdraw from the Iran Nuclear Deal. The Nobel Prize Committee in Oslo had apparently feared Trump’s scorn and awarded the Peace Prize … Continue reading

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Merkel’s Reason of State

When Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel claimed in March 2008 to the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, that the protection of Israel’s right to exist is part of Germany’s raison d’état (“Die[se] historische Verantwortung Deutschlands ist Teil der Staatsräson meines Landes. Das heißt, … Continue reading

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Dealing With the Pariah State

See update below. That Israel may have offered the former apartheid regime in South Africa nuclear warheads back in the 1975 doesn’t come as a surprise. As it won’t surprise that Shimon Peres’ office says that Israel has never negotiated the … Continue reading

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Nuclear Non-proliferation

Mordechai Vanunu has asked the Nobel Peace Prize Committee in Oslo to remove his name from this year’s list of nominees. “[I] cannot be part of a list of laureates that includes Simon Peres. He is the man who was … Continue reading

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Not Inevitable

Only one day after his inauguration, President Barack Obama got already some good advice on how to deal with the Iranian nuclear issue from ISIS, David Albright’s  Institute for Scientific and International Security, providing essential background information and recommendations to … Continue reading

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