Testing Time: For Europe's Nonproliferation Strategy
Meier, Oliver, Quille, Gerrard, Arms Control Today
Members of the European Union, shaken by their failure to unite on a pre-war strategy toward Iraq, decided in late 2003 that they needed a new approach for dealing with future challenges from countries with nuclear, chemical, or biological weapons. In the realm of stated policy, the European Council in December 2003 adopted the landmark "EU Strategy Against Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction."1
More immediately, three European nations-France, Germany, and the United Kingdom-plunged into negotiations with Iran to prevent escalation of a nuclear crisis with Iran from creating a fresh diplomatic debacle.
The next few months will provide a yardstick for measuring how …
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Publication information: Article title: Testing Time: For Europe's Nonproliferation Strategy. Contributors: Meier, Oliver - Author, Quille, Gerrard - Author. Magazine title: Arms Control Today. Volume: 35. Issue: 4 Publication date: May 2005. Page number: 6+. © 2003 Arms Control Association. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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