Mohamed El Baradei

(Mohamed Mustafa ElBaradei)

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A fundamental part of the non-proliferation bargain is the commitment of the five nuclear States recognized under the non-proliferation treaty — Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States — to move toward disarmament. Arms Race & Disarmament
America is always a good target for a populist. In many countries, particularly authoritative systems, if you want to get an extra bonus, you bash the Americans. Public Opinion & Polling
Force does not heal old wounds; it opens new ones. War & Peace
I cannot take the responsibility for the shedding a single drop of blood. I believe this bloodshed could have been avoided. Law, Courts, Jails, Crime & Law Enforcement
In a democracy, when you have 20 million people in the street, you resign. Unfortunately, we don’t have a process of recall or impeachment as you have. It was a popular uprising rejecting Mr. Morsi’s continuing in power. Unfortunately, people had to call on the army to intervene. The army had to intervene because short of that, we would have ended up in a civil war. Rebellion, Revolution, Insurgency & Resistance
Jolt a country’s pride and even the reformers will support the nation Energy ;Nationalism & Treason ;Citizenship & Patriotism
Modernity and moderation is what we need in Egypt. Development & Growth
Modernity and moderation is what we need in Egypt. Development & Growth
Morsi has appointed himself as Egypt’s new Pharaoh. Compliments, Insults & Rebukes ;Dictators, Despots, Autocrats, Autocracies & Dictatorships
Our problem number 1, 2 and 3 is economic development. Development & Growth
Our security strategies have not yet caught up with the risks we are facing. The globalization that has swept away the barriers to the movement of goods, ideas and people has also swept with it barriers that confined and localized security threats. Economics, The Economy & Fiscal Affairs ;Capitalism
The more people talk directly to each other, the better. Dialogue is the way of solving issues. Foreign Policy, World & International Affairs
Unilateral preemption should not in any way be the model for how we conduct international relations... It brings us into very dangerous territory and it could be used and abused by any other country. We need to continue to base our security on multilateralism, and on the Security Council. Diplomacy & Diplomats ;Foreign Policy, World & International Affairs
We had a revolution 2 years ago, and we see a people moving from a completely authoritarian system into a democracy. They don’t know how democracy works. They don’t know the ingredients of a democracy. Democracies & Republics
We need a cohesive society that is tolerant. States. Nations & Nationhood
What we need is anger management right now …. The reaction right now is just anger. We tried to get even. But we shouldn’t try to get even—we should try and reconcile. States. Nations & Nationhood
You Can’t Eat Sharia Law, Courts, Jails, Crime & Law Enforcement
You see people being lynched in public, while others take pictures of the scene. Mind you, this is the 21st century—not the French Revolution. Rebellion, Revolution, Insurgency & Resistance