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International Law and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Daniel H. Joyner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199204908
eISBN:
9780191709470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204908.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) technologies is by no means a new concern for the international community. Indeed, since the signing of the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty in ... More


THE US-INDIA NUCLEAR PACT: Policy, Process, and Great Power Politics

Harsh Pant (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073963
eISBN:
9780199080809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073963.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In October 2008, United States President, George W. Bush signed a law allowing civilian nuclear trade with India. The US-India Nuclear Cooperation Approval and Non-proliferation Enhancement Act was a ... More


Interpreting the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Daniel H. Joyner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199227358
eISBN:
9780191728488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227358.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The 1968 Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty has proven the most complicated and controversial of all arms control treaties, both in principle and in practice. Statements of nuclear-weapon States from ... More


Nuclear Weapons in South Asia

Michael Quinlan

in Thinking About Nuclear Weapons: Principles, Problems, Prospects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199563944
eISBN:
9780191721274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563944.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter first recapitulates the history of Indian and Pakistani approaches to nuclear-weapon capability, leading up to the 1998 explosive tests. It considers the significance of the 1999 Kargil ... More


The Practical Agenda

Michael Quinlan

in Thinking About Nuclear Weapons: Principles, Problems, Prospects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199563944
eISBN:
9780191721274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563944.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This final chapter considers what action might be taken, short of the at-best-distant abolitionist goal, to constrain the risks and costs and to optimize the peace-maintaining contribution of nuclear ... More


Introduction

Daniel H. Joyner

in Interpreting the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199227358
eISBN:
9780191728488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227358.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the book. This book is a thesis driven text which applies the rules of treaty interpretation in international law to produce a so-called ‘holistic ... More


Curbing the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

Ian Bellany

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067969
eISBN:
9781781701324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067969.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book provides an introduction to the technical aspects of nuclear energy and nuclear weapons. It considers nuclear weapons from varying perspectives, including the technology perspective, which ... More


Introduction

Ian Bellany

in Curbing the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067969
eISBN:
9781781701324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067969.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book examines the spread of nuclear weapons and how to curb it. It discusses the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT), the chief global political instrument operating to restrain the spread of ... More


Introduction

Harsh V. Pant

in THE US-INDIA NUCLEAR PACT: Policy, Process, and Great Power Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073963
eISBN:
9780199080809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073963.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

After more than three years of diplomatic negotiations, India and the United States signed a nuclear pact in October 2008. The agreement, which allows civilian nuclear trade between the two ... More


The Nuclear Non-proliferation Regime

Daniel H. Joyner

in International Law and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199204908
eISBN:
9780191709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204908.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the origins of the nuclear Nnon-proliferation regime. The NPT was opened for signature on July 1, 1968 at Washington, London, and Moscow. It was signed that first day by the ... More


The World Trade Organization and WMD Dual-Use Export Controls

Daniel H. Joyner

in International Law and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199204908
eISBN:
9780191709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204908.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers one further substantive area of international law which may be included under the umbrella category of non-proliferation law, in that it provides the rules and administrative ... More


Non-proliferation Law and the United Nations System: The U.N. Political Bodies

Daniel H. Joyner

in International Law and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199204908
eISBN:
9780191709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204908.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the role of the United Nations political bodies in creating, facilitating, maintaining, and enforcing international law on the subject of the proliferation of weapons of mass ... More


Non-proliferation Law and the United Nations System: The International Court of Justice

Daniel H. Joyner

in International Law and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199204908
eISBN:
9780191709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204908.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the International Court of Justice, the principal judicial organ of the United Nations in the area of non-proliferation law. It analyzes Security Council Resolution 1540 and ... More


Counterproliferation Policy

Daniel H. Joyner

in International Law and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199204908
eISBN:
9780191709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204908.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers the relevance of international law to the policies of states relative to WMD proliferation, with particular consideration of the arguable shifting of some states' policies away ... More


The Challenges of Counterproliferation: Law and Policy of the Iraq Intervention

Daniel H. Joyner

in International Law and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199204908
eISBN:
9780191709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204908.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter presents the U.S.-led coalition's 2003 intervention in Iraq as a case study of the implementation of counterproliferation strategy as opposed to non-proliferation strategy. It reviews ... More


The Challenges of Counterproliferation: The Proliferation Security Initiative

Daniel H. Joyner

in International Law and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199204908
eISBN:
9780191709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204908.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI), an ongoing informal diplomatic program involving some fifty states at various levels of cooperation in logistic, law enforcement, ... More


Jus ad Bellum in the Age of WMD Proliferation

Daniel H. Joyner

in International Law and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199204908
eISBN:
9780191709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204908.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the normative question of what should be the character of the rules and institutions of international law covering international uses of force, in the age of proliferation of ... More


Britain and the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy, 1964-1970

David James Gill

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804786584
eISBN:
9780804788588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786584.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Drawing on primary sources from both sides of the Atlantic, Britain and the Bomb explores how economic, political, and strategic considerations have shaped British nuclear diplomacy. The book ... More


The Politics of Nuclear Weapons: China as a Nuclear Power

Rosemary Foot

in The Practice of Power: US Relations with China since 1949

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292920
eISBN:
9780191599286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292929.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This is the third of four chapters focusing on America’s perceptions of China’s capabilities, and dwelling on the correspondence between those perceptions and the projected consequences. It presents ... More


Legality and Legitimacy in the Global Order: The Changing Landscape of Nuclear Non-proliferation

Aslı Ü. Bâli

in Legality and Legitimacy in Global Affairs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199781577
eISBN:
9780199932887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781577.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter seeks to address, through the prism of recent debates about the tension between legality and legitimacy, the erosion of the norm of nonproliferation. The legality-legitimacy debate ... More


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