“We continue to emphasize our differences instead of what we have in common. We continue to talk about ‘us’ versus ‘them.’ Only when we can start to talk about ‘us’ as including all of humanity will we truly be at peace . . .”

These are the words with which Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, expressed his personal conviction when we met in Tokyo last November. In the effort to prevent the further spread of nuclear weapons, ElBaradei has led a patient and persistent global process of dialogue.

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