Graham Tillett Allison Jr.

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It is not delusional for Pakistan to fear that the United States is interested in de-nuking them. It is prudent paranoia. Chemical & Biological Weapons & Energy ;Nuclear, Chemical & Biological Weapons & Energy
Nuclear powers must avert those confrontations which bring an adversary a choice of either a humiliating defeat or a nuclear war. Chemical & Biological Weapons & Energy ;Nuclear, Chemical & Biological Weapons & Energy
The centerpiece of a serious campaign to prevent nuclear terrorism … should be denying terrorists access to weapons and their components. After all, no nuclear weapons or material means no nuclear terrorism; it’s that simple. Nuclear, Chemical & Biological Weapons & Energy
U. S. Presidents have to play 3-dimensional chess. Every move on the horizontal board against an international adversary simultaneously moves a piece on the vertical board of domestic politics. Presidency, Vice Presidency & Prime Ministership ;Foreign Policy, World & International Affairs
Unless Iran’s leadership believes that the costs of building a nuclear weapon will be greater than the benefit those weapons will provide, the Islamic Republic will become a nuclear-armed state. Energy ;Chemical & Biological Weapons & Energy ;Nuclear, Chemical & Biological Weapons & Energy
When a rising power confronts a ruling power, bad things usually happen.... This is what happens when an extablished entity faces an upstart.... To avoid a disasterous clash like war, both parties have to make an adjustment, but the ruling power has to make more painful adjustments. Diplomacy & Diplomats ;Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising ;Foreign Policy, World & International Affairs