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Paolo Foradori

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Paolo Foradori

Associate, Project on Managing the Atom/International Security Program

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Email: paolo_foradori@hks.harvard.edu

 

Experience

Paolo Foradori is a Senior Lecturer at the School of International Studies of the University of Trento (Italy) and was recently a Marie Curie Fellow at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey Institute of International Studies, California. He is a former official with the United Nations and served in the Russian Federation, the Balkans, and Afghanistan. His main research interests include international relations, security studies, European foreign and security policy, and nonproliferation. He is currently working on nuclear nonproliferation in the Middle East and tactical nuclear weapons in Europe.

 

 

By Date

 

2013

November 1, 2013

"A WMD-Free Zone in the Middle East: Regional Perspectives"

Discussion Paper

By Martin B. Malin, Executive Director, Project on Managing the Atom and Paolo Foradori, Associate, Project on Managing the Atom/International Security Program

How significant is the proposal for a WMD-free zone in the Middle East, given the violence and turmoil rocking the region? The short essays in this discussion paper, by experts from across the region, provide a snap shot of the diversity of views on the issue. As a collection, the essays demonstrate the scale and complexity of the challenges associated with establishing a WMD-free zone in the region. The gaps between the positions of key parties are clearly evident; but the reader will also find unexpected commonalities.

 

 

July 5, 2013

Tactical Nuclear Weapons and Euro-Atlantic Security: The Future of NATO

Book

By Paolo Foradori, Associate, Project on Managing the Atom/International Security Program

Some 150–200 US tactical nuclear weapons are still scattered throughout the NATO countries of Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Turkey. Bringing together leading scholars and analysts of tactical nuclear weapons with country-specific expertise, MTA Associate Paolo Foradori's new book offers an in-depth analysis of the presence, role, perceived value, and destiny of tactical nuclear weapons in Europe. The volume provides perspectives from all main actors directly or indirectly involved in the debate over the future of these weapons.

 

2012

December 2012

"A WMD-Free Zone in the Middle East: Creating the Conditions for Sustained Progress"

Discussion Paper

By Martin B. Malin, Executive Director, Project on Managing the Atom and Paolo Foradori, Associate, Project on Managing the Atom/International Security Program


How can the states of the Middle East begin to create the political conditions for achieving sustained progress toward the elimination of nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons? This paper examines the challenges and obstacles that the parties of the region will need to overcome to bring a WMD-free zone into force, and recommends near-term steps for improving regional security.

 

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