Let me join Steve Clemons in congratulating Joseph Cirincione on his new gig as the president of the Ploughshares Fund. Joe's been doing vital work at the Carnegie Endowment, the Center for American Progress, and the New American Foundation on nuclear proliferation issues and and will doubtless continue to do so in his new role. Cirincione's January 2006 article on the absence of a viable military option as a tool of non-proliferation policy is, in my view, one of the very most important things that's been published thus far this century.

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