• Mohamed ElBaradei

    Mohamed ElBaradei, Egyptian Nobelist, Named Deputy President

    by  • July 4, 2013 • Africa, Middle East • 

    Mohamed ElBaradei

    After a week of political jockeying involving Egypt’s interim president, Adly Mahmud Mansour, the country’s military and a radical Islamist party that refused to accept Mohamed ElBaradei as prime minister, the former head of the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency was finally appointed deputy president for foreign affairs on July 9. In a...

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    A Walk Between War and Peace for the UN Nuclear Agency

    by  • July 6, 2012 • WORLDVIEWS • 1 Comment

    Yukiya Amano, the chief of the UN International Atomic Energy Agency. He is said to be closely allied with the United States and others in the West.

    As international negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program and the boundaries between peaceful uses and weaponization intensify, the role of the International Atomic Energy Agency, the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog, and its chief, Yukiya Amano, also grow more important. The agency has no choice but to balance all considerations carefully in the delicate...

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