Jim Walsh

  On the radar: Path for diplomatic solution; Why GMD is failing; North Korean ship stopped in Panama; and Army discovers radioactive waste that the Air Force left in its backyard.   Read more »
Posted on July 17, 2013
The Iran Project, a group of leading national security experts and former officials, and a grantee of Ploughshares Fund, has published a new report about the costs and benefits of international sanctions against Iran. The report, endorsed by 38 leading national security figures, springs from the observation that “the costs of sanctions themselves are not routinely addressed in the public or policymaking debate.” Read more »
Posted by Yelena Altman on December 7, 2012
  On the radar: Pifer and O’Hanlon on arms control; Avoiding a repeat of the Iraq debacle; Ohio-class replacement; D’Agostino and Albright on NIF; McNamara on abolishing nuclear weapons; CMRR reprogramming stalled; and Strengthening India-Pakistan trade.   Read more »
Posted on October 19, 2012
  On the radar: Pickering, Zinni, and Walsh; P5+1 proposal for Iran in the works; the Uncertain future of Nunn-Lugar; Blown red lines; the Bombs we left behind; Sen. Alexander on Y-12 security; and the fascinating, harmful world of Plutonium.   Read more »
Posted on October 12, 2012
A quick scan of daily headlines will prove that there has been no shortage of debate over Iran’s nuclear program. The trouble is, the debate thus far has been “fact-free, partisan, and not very nuanced,” as MIT professor Jim Walsh commented yesterday at the launch of a new report from The Iran Project. Read more »
Posted by Leah Fae Cochran on September 14, 2012
Over the past week, there's been a lot of speculation over Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's visit to Latin America. To help get some perspective on the debate, we asked international security expert and MIT professor Dr. Jim Walsh three questions on just what Iran might be up to. His answer? Not much.  Read more »
Posted by admin on January 10, 2012