Blake Narendra

Blake Narendra graduated from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in May 2013. Prior to studying at Fletcher, he worked at the National Nuclear Security Administration. His views are his own.

Fletcher Forum articles by Blake Narendra:


Invoking the Nuclear Option: Reviving Treaty-Based Arms Control with Russia

August 3, 2013 by Blake Narendra
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As the Obama administration seeks further reductions in U.S. and Russian nuclear stockpiles, it faces two related challenges: retaining the flexibility to negotiate as well as Congressional support for ratification.

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A Consensus on U.S. Foreign Policy

October 8, 2012 by Blake Narendra
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The tenor of the U.S. Presidential campaign might lead one to believe that foreign policy issues are hotly debated among the candidates. However, while there may be no shortage of heated arguments over international affairs, it is surprisingly difficult to find many substantive foreign policy differences between the two candidates.

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America’s Speed Bumps on the Road to Nuclear Zero

July 25, 2012 by Blake Narendra
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The United States under President Obama has made the issue of arms control a global priority through the New START Treaty and redefining the role of nuclear weapons. Further efforts to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to multilateral and bilateral disarmament is possible only by overcoming Congressional opposition—the United States can only achieve key arms control and nonproliferation goals if President Obama succeeds in marshalling the support of Congress.

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