Isabelle Lasserre, Le Figaro (in French) | July 8, 2009
While Russia and the US agree on nonproliferation, global proliferation rises. ++ China and Israel modernize their arsenal; developments in North Korea and Iran endanger world stability. ++ Iran's nuclear ambitions risk a domino effect with countries at the nuclear doorstep, such as Egypt, Turkey, Syria, and Saudi Arabia. ++ They must either invest in security ties with the US and missile defense technology or start a clandestine nuclear program. ++ Nonproliferation needs more than just agreements.