Category Archives: Quoted

Quote of the Week: 2/1/2013

“Gary Samore is the very model of a Belfer Center professional. We count ourselves fortunate that one of the nation’s leaders in both thought and action on the core issues of the Center’s agenda will bring his rich experience to … Continue reading

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1. Graham Allison & Robert Blackwill on Chinese regional politics and Lee Kuan Lew

Beijing Still Prefers Diplomacy Over Force By Graham Allison and Robert Blackwill Financial Times “Should we connect the dots between China’s neighbours’ increasing assertiveness over claims to disputed islands in the South and East China Seas, on the one hand, and … Continue reading

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Ashton B. Carter speaks at the Cooperative Threat Reduction Symposium

Remarks by Deputy Secretary Carter at the Cooperative Threat Reduction Symposium at National Defense University By Ashton B. Carter U.S. Department of Defense “As the Soviet Union disintegrated, they realized before anyone else that the danger of a Soviet nuclear … Continue reading

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Olli Heinonen on Iran’s nuclear program

Iran filling nuclear bunker with centrifuges – diplomats Quotes Olli Heinonen Reuters “Iran may be able to accumulate up to four ‘significant quantities’ of weapons-grade uranium – each sufficient for one bomb – in as little as nine months from … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week: Stephen M. walt on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process

It is not a promising time to pursue Israeli-Palestinian peace because with all the other uncertainty in the region … you would not expect anyone to be willing to make bold moves there.” Stephen M. Walt, Robert and Renée Belfer … Continue reading

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Andrew Parker

A Rogue Climate Experiment Outrages Scientists Quotes Andrew Parker New York Times “‘Geoengineering is extremely controversial,’ said Andrew Parker, a fellow at the Belfer Center at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. ‘There is a need to protect the … Continue reading

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Paul Volcker on bank leverage

Volcker Calls for Bank Leverage  Quotes Paul Volcker Reuters “‘Based on the American experience, the concept that different subsidiaries of a single commercial banking organization can maintain total independence either in practice or in public perception is difficult to sustain,’Volcker … Continue reading

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