International Law, Nuclear Weapon-Free Zones and the Proposed Zone Free of Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East
Grø Nystuen, Stuart Casey-Maslen and Annie Golden Bersagel (eds.), Nuclear Weapons Under International Law, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014, pp. 321-346
23 Pages Posted: 27 Jul 2014
Date Written: 2014
The chapter discusses the international law issues arising from the treaties establishing nuclear weapon-free zones in inhabited regions of the world. In particular, it focuses on the proposed zone free of weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East, identifying the potential legal problems and making suggestions for possible solutions.
Keywords: international law, nuclear weapons, Middle East, non-proliferation, disarmament, Iran
JEL Classification: K33
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