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Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament: Can the Power of Ideas Tame the Power of the State?

Thakur, Ramesh


The nuclear arms control regimea-centered on the 1968 Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT)a-faces five challenges: failure of nuclear disarmament by the five NPT-licit nuclear powers (China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States); possible cheating by non-nuclear signatories like North Korea and Iran; India, Israel, and Pakistan remaining outside the NPT; terrorists' interest in acquiring and using nuclear weapons; and the safety, security and proliferation risks of the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: International Studies Review
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2486.2010.00996.x


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