Time for Arms Talks? Iran, Israel, and Middle East Arms Control
Kaye, Dalia Dassa, Arms Control Today
The Middle East has all it takes to frustrate international arms control regimes. Key regional actors do not recognize one actor's right to exist, let alone share diplomatic relations. Countries in the region perceive their own security as requiring the insecurity of others, leading them to adopt offensive military postures. At the same time, there is virtually no regional arms control culture or constituency.
The ongoing showdown between the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Iran is a case in point, underscoring the limitations of global nonproliferation norms in addressing regional proliferation. Despite Tehran's stated commitment to the nuclear Nonproliferation …
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Publication information: Article title: Time for Arms Talks? Iran, Israel, and Middle East Arms Control. Contributors: Kaye, Dalia Dassa - Author. Magazine title: Arms Control Today. Volume: 34. Issue: 9 Publication date: November 2004. Page number: 6+. © 2003 Arms Control Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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