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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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. Nuclear Diplomacy in Treacherous Times. In ElBaradei’s view, Washington thereby drove “a pariah deceptin into still greater isolation,” giving North Korea’s “generals and scientists the extra time and motivation to develop and detonate a nuclear weapon.

Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. But this hope failed to materialize. But, in the early s, after the IAEA and other UN inspectors moved into Iraq and destroyed Iraq’s nuclear facilities, Iraq lost the ability to develop nuclear weapons. In The Age of DeceptionDr.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Inthe U. But no one could have predicted that ElBaradei would be ‘the man in the middle’ of so many nuclear conflicts over so sustained a period of time. For the past two decades, Mohamed ElBaradei has played a key role in the most high-stakes conflicts of our time.

We must develop strategies to share the wealth of the planet more equally. He was elbarade a leader in the recent pro-democracy uprising in Egypt. 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.


Please provide an email address. Nuclear Diplomacy in Treacherous Times Metropolitan Books,Mohamed ElBaradei makes the case that it can — if national governments agd make a good faith effort to support it. In this new book, ElBaradei reports on a deeply disturbing development — a scramble by numerous nations, driven by fear deceptoon insecurity, to obtain nuclear weapons or to maintain their own reception nuclear status.

Can international diplomacy cope with the nuclear dangers that now threaten global survival? Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to eelbaradei the news sent straight to you.

For the first time, the Nobel Prize laureate and “man in the middle” of the planet’s most explosive confrontations speaks out—on his dealings with America, negotiations with Iran, reform and democracy in the Middle East, and the decepption for a future free of nuclear weapons. ElBaradei ascribes Iran’s unwillingness to halt uranium enrichment in the face of sanctions and Western condemnation to its hope for “a grand bargain with the West” and its desire to be “a technological powerhouse with the capacity to develop nuclear weapons if the political winds were to shift.

In this treacherous context, ElBaradei’s prescription for dealing with the nuclear menace is to have the international community “develop an alternate system of collective security, one perceived not as a zero-sum game for a given country or group of countries, but as a universal imperative rooted in the notion of human security and solidarity.

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Inspector, adviser, and mediator, ElBaradei moves from Baghdad, where Iraqi officials bleakly predict the coming war, to eelbaradei exchanges with Condoleezza Rice, to the streets of Pyongyang and the trail of Pakistani nuclear smugglers. ElBaradei emphasizes the very different treatment accorded North Korea, a country that secretly established a nuclear weapons development program, built nuclear weapons, and conducted nuclear test explosions.


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

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What’s Going On at UAardvark? There was a problem adding your email address. When, inthe International Atomic Energy Agency unanimously elected Mohamed ElBaradei as its next Director General, few observers could have forecast the dramatic role he would play over the next 12 years. Called the Agreed Framework, this arrangement provided that North Korea would freeze the operations of its existing nuclear program in exchange for two light water nuclear reactors, plus crude oil to meet its temporary energy needs.

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if By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Be the first to discover new talent! In Pursuit of a Breakthrough. The fact that Iran had lied was, in their view, proof positive that Tehran intended to produce nuclear weapons.

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The Bush administration’s goal, ElBaradi argues, was to secure “regime change. A powerful presentation of alternative directions that will shape the future of global politics. Korea, and a reasoned and delicate approach to all of these.