Joe Cirincione's Blog Posts

Joseph Cirincione is president of Ploughshares Fund, a global security foundation.
Iran's expanding nuclear program poses one of the Obama administration's most vexing foreign policy challenges. Fortunately, the conditions for containing Tehran's efforts may be better today than they have been in years. The recent disclosure of a secret nuclear facility in Iran has led to an apparent agreement to allow in U.N. weapons inspectors and to ship some uranium out of the country, and the United States and Europe seem to be closing ranks on the need for sanctions and engagement. Read more »
Posted by Joe Cirincione on October 19, 2009
Nuclear Weapons, Iran
Key Iran Nuclear Talks Convene Monday - Associated Press  Read more »
Posted on October 19, 2009
 Technical Hitch May Weaken Iran Nuclear Threat - Washington Post [link] Read more »
Posted on October 16, 2009
 Some See Iran as Ready for Nuclear Deal - New York Times [link] Read more »
Posted on October 15, 2009
Japan has a surprisingly large influence on U.S. nuclear policy. But it is not the influence that most Japanese citizens think it is--or want it to be. Read more »
Posted by Joe Cirincione on October 13, 2009
Twice in the past four years, the Nobel Peace Prize has gone to leaders trying to prevent nuclear catastrophe. It's time we listened to their warnings. Read more »
Posted by Joe Cirincione on October 9, 2009
Iran Agrees to Send Enriched Uranium to Russia - New York Times [link] Read more »
Posted on October 2, 2009
Iran Meets U.S. and Allies for Nuclear Talks in Geneva - New York Times [link] Read more »
Posted on October 1, 2009
Why Iran's Qom Plant Could Be Just the Tip of the Iceberg - James Acton and Nima Gerami in Foreign Policy [link] Read more »
Posted on September 29, 2009
Stories we're following today: Obama the Gambler - Fareed Zakaria in the Washington Post [link] Read more »
Posted on September 28, 2009