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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Now, in a vivid and thoughtful account, ElBaradei takes us inside the international fray. A job which is all the more important now than ever. Unmasking a Hidden Program.

Common terms and phrases A. Decision Making in a Nuclear Middle East.

For information on how we process your data, read our Privacy Policy. Selected pages Title Page. 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.

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.

His latest book is Confronting the Bomb: He dissects the possibility of rapprochement with Iran while rejecting hard-line ideologies of every kind, decrying an us-versus-them approach and insisting on the necessity of relentless diplomacy.

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. Interesting and thoughful book about the life of nuclear weapons inspecting.

Mohamed ElBaradei’s The Age of Deception

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

The hope was that the North Korean regime would implode from within before full implementation of the agreement. Signed inthe NPT represents a bargain between the nuclear weapons nations and the non-nuclear weapons nations. Inthe U. 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.

Even so, as ElBaradei notes, during the presidency of George W. 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 prospects for a future free of nuclear weapons.

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Dwception, adviser, and mediator, ElBaradei moves from Baghdad, where Iraqi officials bleakly predict the coming war, to behind-the-scenes exchanges with Condoleezza Rice, to the streets of Pyongyang and the trail of Pakistani nuclear smugglers. During his years at the IAEA, ElBaradei had the frustrating job of trying to negotiate peaceful resolutions of the tensions between the U.

But this hope failed to materialize.

The Age of Deception: The Riddle of Taqqiya. But, in the or 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.


What’s Going On at UAardvark? Account Options Sign in. He describes how negotiations were continually sabotaged because of domestic pressures, and he examines the actions of Deceptioj leaders, who had oversold their nuclear program to gain internal prestige while deceiving the IAEA for years. 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.

Drawing upon his unique perspective on the diplomatic firing line, Nobel Peace Prize winner Deceltion general of the International Atomic Energy Agency from to —shares his unique perspective on how to achieve global security. The story of Iraq’s experience with nuclear weapons is particularly revealing.

The Case of the Missing Plutonium. 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.

We must develop strategies to share the wealth of the planet more equally. Or was also a leader in the recent pro-democracy uprising in Egypt. ElBaradei reminds us that, in the early s, Saddam Hussein’s government began a clandestine nuclear weapons program. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.

Nuclear Diplomacy in Treacherous Times. 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