10 Questions for Mohamed ElBaradei

The world's top nuclear watchdog discusses security, the Iraq war and Iran. Mohamed ElBaradei will now take your questions

Lukas Beck / The New York Times / Redux

Mohamed ElBaradei, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, at the agency's Vienna headquarters.

Does every nation have a right to possess nuclear technology? Benjamin Figueroa SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO

Every country has the right to nuclear technology as long as they use it safely, peacefully and in a secure way.

Countries trying to develop nuclear weapons argue that other nations already have them. Why not have those nations destroy their stockpiles first? Ivan Dimson, everett, WASH.

We have to work in parallel. Those who do not have nuclear weapons should not have nuclear weapons. Those who have nuclear weapons should disarm. Otherwise, we will have more and more weapons and the odds that they...

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