Weapons of Mass Destruction

The Nuclear Taboo and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Matthew Bolton • May 2 2018 • Articles
The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons' self-aware refashioning of the nuclear taboo draws attention to stigmatization processes in international politics.

The Nuclear Weapons Anachronism: A Historical Perspective

Fabian Wolke • Nov 26 2017 • Essays
With the existence of international norms on the prohibition of other WMD, why has one not emerged for nuclear weapons?

India, the NSG, and the Chinese Impasse

Reshmi Kazi • Jul 20 2016 • Articles
China’s opposition to India's admission to the NSG appears a systemic attempt at discrimination against India – a visibly responsible nuclear power.

Memorialising the Invisible

Martin Coward • Apr 28 2015 • Articles
Memorialisation in the Flanders raises important questions about bearing testimony to the place of an atrocity without prescribing a right and proper from of response.

Review – Securitization and the Iraq War

Jarrod Hayes • Jan 15 2014 • Features
Donnelly's analysis of the Iraq War contributes 2 important ideas - that security is not a static concept & securitizing actors operate within an evolving system of rules.

Iraq: The Mistake Was Staying

Harvey M. Sapolsky • Mar 8 2013 • Articles
With tens of thousands dead, it is easy to have regrets when reflecting back on the 2003 invasion of Iraq. The real policy mistake was staying there beyond the destruction of Saddam Hussein’s regime.

The Nuclear Question: what should we demand from Iran?

Daniil Gorbatenko • May 21 2008 • Articles
The question about what the international community should demand from Tehran may seem inappropriate in light of last autumn's NIE. ‘Why should we demand anything at all?’ one may ask. Perhaps from now on suspicions should be erased and Iran should enjoy its “inalienable rights” to conduct unlimited enrichment on its soil. This is simply not the case.

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