By Sverre Lodgaard
This quantity examines the stipulations precious for a sturdy nuclear-weapons-free international and the results for nuclear disarmament policy.
The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) is a highway map to nuclear 0, however it is a rudimentary one and it says not anything in regards to the form of 0 to attempt for. ideally, this could be an international the place the inhibitions opposed to reversal are robust sufficient to make it stably non-nuclear. What then are the necessities of strong 0? The literature on nuclear disarmament has paid little consciousness to this question. customarily, the point of interest has been at the subsequent steps, and discussions are likely to cease the place the NPT stops: with the removal of the guns. This e-book seeks to fill a lacuna by means of studying the necessities of sturdy 0 and their implications for the line map to that aim, ranging from the imaginative and prescient to the current day. the amount highlights transparent notion of the aim not just is necessary in itself, yet can make clear what sort of disarmament technique to promote.
This ebook might be of a lot curiosity to scholars of nuclear proliferation, worldwide governance, protection experiences and IR.
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