ElBaradei: Warning Words on Nuclear Proliferation, Oversight

July 1, 2009

ElBaradei_Mohamed_smartstuffOutgoing International Atomic Energy Agency director Mohamed ElBaradei said the current international nuclear regime risked falling apart because of the recent uptick in nuclear proliferation, with new nations developing or threatening to develop nuclear technology. Though the nonproliferation treaty has tolerated and survived nations such as Israel, India and Pakistan developing nuclear weapons outside the NPT parameters, ElBaradei said nuclear proliferation today — particularly in the Middle East — threatens to destabilize the international nuclear regime. Φ

— The Guardian (London)

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