Ted Galen Carpenter

Politics & Policy

Strung Out

Mexico’s president, Vicente Fox, has succumbed to pressure from Washington and refused to sign the reform measure on illegal drugs that the Mexican congress had passed. That legislation would have ...
Politics & Policy

Logical Conclusions

Washington’s goal of nuclear nonproliferation has suffered two serious setbacks in recent months. North Korea has admitted to pursuing a covert uranium-enrichment program and is now moving to reactivate a ...
Politics & Policy

Pyongyang Preemption

North Korea’s decision to reactivate its nuclear reactor at Yongbyon and expel International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors has created a major international crisis. Pyongyang’s moves are a blatant violation of ...