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

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Marco Roscini

University of Westminster School of Law; Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

Date Written: 2014

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Roscini, Marco, International Law, Nuclear Weapon-Free Zones and the Proposed Zone Free of Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East (2014). Grø Nystuen, Stuart Casey-Maslen and Annie Golden Bersagel (eds.), Nuclear Weapons Under International Law, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014, pp. 321-346, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2472329

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