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Title Arms control dilemmas : focus on the Middle East / Emily B. Landau and Anat Kurz, editors
Published Tel Aviv : Institute for National Security Studies, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (105 pages) : digital, PDF file
Series Memorandum ; no. 122
JCSS memorandum ; no. 122
Contents pt. I. Challenges to the nuclear nonproliferation regime. Nuclear nonproliferation, customary international law, and the ramifications for Israel / Owen Alterman -- The EU-3 countries and the Iranian nuclear program / Nadav Kedem -- Theory and practice in China's arms control policy : between North Korea and Iran / Yoram Evron -- pt. II. The ramifications of nuclear weapons proliferation in the Middle East. The Iranian nuclear program : the Egyptian view / Keinan Ben-Ezra -- Saudi Arabia's nuclear options / Yoel Guzansky -- Towards Turkey's own bomb? : not yet / Gallia Lindenstrauss
Summary Against the backdrop of the nuclear proliferation threats currently facing the Middle East, the articles compiled here probe some of the relevant arms control issues and dilemmas. The first part of the volume focuses on the nuclear nonproliferation regime and its cornerstone, the NPT. Issues raised include the ramifications for Israel should nuclear nonproliferation become customary international law; Europe's efforts to confront Iran's nuclear ambitions in the context of European foreign policy aspirations; and China's arms control policy -- specifically as it unfolds vis-à-vis North Korea and Iran. The articles in the second part of the volume deal with nuclear proliferation in the Middle East. Their primary thrust is potential future nuclear options of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey
Notes "September 2012."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (INSS, viewed September 10, 2012)
Subject Nuclear arms control -- Middle East
Nuclear nonproliferation -- Middle East
Nuclear weapons -- Middle East
Nuclear arms control.
Nuclear nonproliferation.
Nuclear weapons.
Middle East.
Form Electronic book
Author Kurz, Anat
Landau, Emily B
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