By: Mohamed ElBaradei Media of The Age of Deception Certainly, the stage onto which Dr. ElBaradei stepped – featuring Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, Kim. Mohamed ElBaradei, the Nobel prize-winning former director of the International Atomic Energy Agency and a major player in the revolution in. In “The Age of Deception,” Mohamed ElBaradei surveys the efforts to contain the nuclear ambitions of Iraq, North Korea, Iran and Libya.

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But the Bush administration refused to consider compromise measures. But this hope failed to materialize.


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Selected pages Title Page. What’s Going On at UAardvark? 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. During his years at the IAEA, ElBaradei had the frustrating job of trying to negotiate peaceful resolutions of the tensions between the U.

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Common terms and phrases A. Inthe IAEA began to accumulate evidence indicating that the Iranian government, despite official denials, had been carrying out experiments on nearly every phase of uranium conversion. Drawing upon his unique perspective on the diplomatic firing line, Nobel Peace Prize winner ElBaradei—director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency from to —shares his unique perspective on how to achieve global security.


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. The hope was that the North Korean regime would implode from within before full implementation of the agreement. The Bush administration’s goal, ElBaradi argues, was to secure “regime ahe. Unique in maintaining credibility in the Arab world and the West alike, ElBaradei has emerged as a singularly independent, uncompromised voice.

Korea, and a reasoned and delicate approach to all of these. But, in a world bristling with nuclear weapons, continuing the current program of rivalry and war among nations appears elbwradei less realistic.

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Today, of course, the hottest nuclear issue concerns Deceptiln. ElBaradei reminds us that, in the early s, Saddam Hussein’s government began a clandestine nuclear weapons program. The Quest for Human Security. For the past two decades, Mohamed ElBaradei has played a key role in the most high-stakes conflicts of our time.

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Indeed, ElBaradei has some harsh words for what he calls the “double standard” of nuclear-armed nations. Given the fierce nationalism in the United States and elsewhere, this might seem like an unrealistic proposal. ElBaradei observes that, after this, “the Americans did not want to consider the Iranian arguments — despite having themselves been in the driver’s seat of the effort to isolate Iran for more than two decades.


Decision Making in a Nuclear Middle East. 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.

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And they claimed that they had practiced secrecy only because they were being barred — by the West and, particularly by the United States — from their right under the NPT to have nuclear power plants.

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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. They will eavesdrop on the exchanges between UN inspectors and U. Inthe U. Nuclear Diplomacy in Treacherous Times Metropolitan Books,Mohamed ElBaradei makes the case that it can — dece;tion national reception would make a good faith effort to support it. In ElBaradei’s 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.