Nuclear Issues

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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin speaks at an investment forum in Moscow, Sep. 29, 2009. He told investors that the government will reduce its role in the economy and ownership of companies over the coming years to allow for better growth.

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Analysis & Opinions - The Korea Times

Can Russia Be Great?

| September 10, 2010

"Many Russian futures are possible. At one extreme, some view Russia as an industrialized banana republic whose corrupt institutions and insurmountable demographic and health problems make decline inevitable. Others argue that reform and modernization will enable Russia to surmount its problems, and that its leadership is headed in this direction."

President Barack Obama, flanked by French President Nicolas Sarkozy, left, and British PM Gordon Brown, right, walk off stage after delivering a joint statement about Iranian nuclear ambitions, Sep. 25, 2009, at the G-20 Summit in Pittsburgh.

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Analysis & Opinions - Daily News Egypt

Obama's Nuclear Agenda

| October 13, 2009

"So long as the world remains a dangerous place with several nuclear weapons states, Obama must reassure its allies about the credibility of American guarantees of extended deterrence. Otherwise, reductions that create anxieties in other countries could lead them to develop their own weapons and thus increase the number of nuclear weapons states."