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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His latest book is Confronting the Bomb: In this new book, ElBaradei reports on a deeply disturbing development — a scramble by numerous nations, driven by fear and insecurity, to obtain nuclear weapons or to maintain their own privileged nuclear status. 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.

During his years at the IAEA, ElBaradei had the frustrating job of trying to negotiate peaceful resolutions of the tensions between the U. The Riddle of Taqqiya. Account Drception Sign in.

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.

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Please provide an email address. 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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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. The Bush administration’s goal, ElBaradi argues, was to secure “regime change. Interesting and thoughful book about the life of nuclear weapons inspecting. Be the first to discover new talent! Inthe U. Can international diplomacy cope with the nuclear dangers that now threaten global survival? They will eavesdrop on the exchanges between UN inspectors and U.


The Case of the Missing Plutonium. The hope was that the North Korean regime would implode from within before full implementation of the agreement.


Readers will sit at the dinner table with Iraqi officials in Baghdad, listening as they bleakly predict the coming war.

Instead, of course, we have a world in which nine nations continue to maintain over 20, nuclear weapons about 95 percent of them possessed by the United States and Russiaother nations lay plans to join the nuclear club, and terrorist groups plot to obtain nuclear weapons from national arsenals.

In Pursuit of a Breakthrough. My library Help Advanced Book Search. A job which is all the more important now than ever. But this hope failed to materialize. Oof the past two decades, Mohamed ElBaradei has played a key role in the most high-stakes conflicts of our time.

Nevertheless, they insisted that such experiments were designed to help Iran develop peaceful nuclear power. Certainly, the stage onto which Dr. 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.

Please note that this product is not available for purchase from Bloomsbury. In The Age of DeceptionDr. We gain a feel for od difficulty of the IAEA inspectors’ struggle to maintain objectivity when trust has deceptuon broken, or when the press – or governments – are playing fast and loose with the facts.

The regime hung on, while the United States never delivered the promised reactors. This Blogger’s Books and Other Items from 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.

From Vienna to Oslo. 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.


You can unsubscribe from newsletters at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in any newsletter. If these provisions were followed, we would today have a nuclear weapons-free world.

But, in later years, Iran seemed to back away from elbarafei goal and decide to limit its program to the development elbararei the nuclear fuel cycle.

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Indeed, ElBaradei has some harsh words for what he calls the “double standard” of nuclear-armed nations. What’s Going On at UAardvark? 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 elbardei to isolate Iran for more than two decades.

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The Age of Deception: Nuclear Diplomacy in Treacherous Times – Mohamed ElBaradei – Google Books

In The Age of Deception: Signed inthe NPT represents a bargain between the nuclear weapons nations and the non-nuclear weapons nations. 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 ElBaradei believes that, through these actions, officials in Pyongyang were attempting to set the stage for more aid, as deveption as security guarantees and eventual normalization of relations with the United States.

Nuclear Diplomacy in Treacherous Times Metropolitan Books,Mohamed ElBaradei makes the case that it can — if national governments would make a good faith effort to support it. We must develop strategies to share the wealth of the planet more equally. Korea, and a reasoned and delicate approach to all of these.