Institute for Public Accuracy
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Thursday, May 14, 1998
Interviews Available on India Nuke Tests and IMF
As Clinton Meets with Industrial Leaders, Experts Question U.S. Policy
While think tanks such as the Nixon Center for Peace and Freedom and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace largely echo the U.S. government position on India's explosions of nuclear weapons, several critics of U.S. policy are available for media interviews:
One of this nation's foremost experts on nuclear testing, Truman is the founder and director of Downwinders, an organization which opposes atomic tests worldwide.
202-244-6036 or 202-363-0017
The noted former Defense and State Department official has dealt with proliferation issues since the early 1960s. Ellsberg is also director of Manhattan Project II, which is devoted to multilateral nuclear disarmament and averting proliferation.
Former editor of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
The Indonesian crisis has forced International Monetary Fund policy to the top of the G-8 Summit agenda. Here are some experts on the IMF:
MARK WEISBROT, PhD.
(202) 265-3263 or (202) 515-2822
Economist and Research Director of the Preamble Center for Public Policy.
(510) 654-4400 ext. 103 or (510) 528-4282
Executive Director of the Institute for Food and Development Policy / Food First.
(202) 783-7400 ext. 209 or (202) 667-6617
Director, international program, Friends of the Earth.
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