Wyn Q. Bowen

Articles by Wyn Q. Bowen

29 October 2013
AsiaMiddle East

Engaging China in proliferation prevention

Wyn Q. BowenIan J. StewartDaniel Salisbury

With support from the international community, China can slow the nuclear and missile programs of Iran and North Korea. 

1 March 2010
Feature
Insiders say that a major international collaboration to reduce proliferation threats is one of the most successful G-8 initiatives ever, yet its achievements have been ignored publicly and its future is uncertain.
1 September 2008
Feature
Thinking of starting a nuclear power program? Good luck. A review of the capabilities and infrastructure of three Mideast efforts reveals what governments are up against.
19 February 2008

Behind Iran's nuclear weapons "halt"

Michael S. GoodmanWyn Q. Bowen

The release of the declassified summary of the National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) "Iran: Nuclear Intentions and Capabilities" on December 3, 2007 was an event of major political and strategic significance. Its conclusion with "high confidence" that Iran halted its military nuclear activities in fall 2003 removed, for the foreseeable future at least, any grounds for military action to prevent Tehran's further progress in the nuclear field. This outcome has been welcomed in many quarters in the United States and elsewhere, but it has also generated intense debate and some controversy.