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Richard Sokolsky

Senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Richard Sokolsky is a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. From 1990-97, he was the director of the State Department’s Office of Strategic Policy and Negotiations.

Washington's Dangerous Drums of War on North Korea

Bombing North Korea’s missile sites would be a ‘monumental act of folly.’


Can Trump Make a Deal With North Korea?

One of the biggest problems facing the president-elect might also be his biggest opportunity.


A Firewalled Nuke Fund Is Bad Budgeting and Bad Planning

It’s a budget gimmick that would promote waste and push off hard choices about tomorrow’s nuclear arsenal.


Obama Is About To Launch A New Nuclear Arms Race. There’s a Better Way.

Despite his anti-nuclear words, the president is about to cave to the nuclear arms priesthood.