Post Tagged with: "Nuclear Proliferation"

Fissile Material Cut-Off Treaty: Time for the United States to Act Responsibly

Fissile Material Cut-Off Treaty: Time for the United States to Act Responsibly

Although the US is committed to negotiating a legally binding treaty prohibiting the production of fissile material for NWs, it opposes a new verification regime.

Review Feature – Understanding Iran: A Summary of Recent Scholarship

Review Feature – Understanding Iran: A Summary of Recent Scholarship

From perspectives on Nixon, Kissinger and the Shah to the current nuclear stand-off, the four books in this feature offer the latest scholarship on US-Iranian relations.

Robocop and Iran

Robocop and Iran

The 2014 remake of ‘Robocop’ presents lots of interesting talking points for those in the IR community such as the debate over a US war with Iran & the use of killer robots.

Towards a Pluralistic Nuclear Middle East

Towards a Pluralistic Nuclear Middle East

The imperatives for nuclear proliferation in the Middle East are deeply rooted in the historical-structural dynamics and strategic compulsions of the Iranians, the Israelis, and the Arab states. Given the right context, proliferation can bring stability.

No New Dawn Likely in US-Iran Relations

No New Dawn Likely in US-Iran Relations

When a reformer from outside the clerical regime speaks about change it will be worth listening to. Until then it is likely that Rouhani is either a wolf in sheep’s clothing or a dupe.

Review – The Permanent Crisis

Review – The Permanent Crisis

Shashank Joshi’s comprehensive analysis of Iran’s nuclear orientation contends that the West must employ the strategies of ‘compellence’ and ‘denial’ to influence Iran’s nuclear policies.

North Korea as the ‘Boy Who Cried Wolf’: A Response

North Korea as the ‘Boy Who Cried Wolf’: A Response

Ignoring North Korea is the worst sleight of all. It reminds the elites what they know, and hate – that no one takes them seriously. North Korea is another ‘Upper Volta with nuclear weapons,’ and we should treat it as such.

It’s Time for a New Strategy for a New Nuclear Reality

It’s Time for a New Strategy for a New Nuclear Reality

The United States must begin to accept that a new nuclear reality is emerging and, with it, new challenges and opportunities necessitating a policy shift away from targeted discouragement.

Acquiring a Bomb Does Not an Aggressor Make

Acquiring a Bomb Does Not an Aggressor Make

In yet another example of its limited abilities to impact international outcomes, the UNSC again this week agreed to sanction North Korea in an effort to deter threats of nuclear war.

The 16th Non-Aligned Movement Summit: Beyond the Politics of Spectacle

The 16th Non-Aligned Movement Summit: Beyond the Politics of Spectacle

The principled position of the Non-Aligned Movement on non-proliferation could be used productively to contain Iran’s nuclear weapons ambitions if this state does indeed have any.

Extend the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction Program

Extend the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction Program

Failure of the world’s largest nuclear weapons states to continue bilateral nuclear cooperation will send an unnerving signal to the world community and increase the global risk of nuclear terrorism.

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