Joseph Cirincione

Joseph Cirincione is the president of the Ploughshares Fund, which provides financial support to LobeLog.



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The National Security Council had been the principal forum for consideration of key policies for 72 years. Bolton destroyed it in 17 months. (Christopher Halloran via Shutterstock) Views
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
The Catastrophic Tenure of John Bolton
John Bolton’s tenure was a complete disaster. The national security architecture after Bolton looks like the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian. Seventeen months ago, before Bolton became Donald Trump’s third national security advisor, the United States still had a deal that had stopped Iran’s nuclear...
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The administration’s plan is clear: keep beating the twin drums of terrorism and nuclear threat. Bolton and Pompeo will use both to justify more sanctions and more provocations. (Photo: Wikicommons) Views
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
The Path to War with Iran Is Paved With Sanctions
The Trump administration is laying siege to Iran. Taking pages from the Iraq War playbook, senior officials paint a picture of a rogue, outlaw, terrorist regime bent on acquiring nuclear weapons and whose “malign activities” are the cause of all the chaos in the Middle East. They know what they are...
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