Magazine article Arms Control Today

Disarmament under International Law

Magazine article Arms Control Today

Disarmament under International Law

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Disarmament Under International Law John Kierulf, McGill-Queen's University Press, March 2017, 276 pp.

As the threats posed by unconventional and conventional weapons persist well into the 21st century, the body of international and humanitarian law and related institutions has evolved to keep pace. In this up-to-date and accessible guide, retired Danish diplomat John Kierulf succinctly describes the development and implementation of and compliance with major international disarmament and arms control instruments, institutions, and legal norms. The book focuses on nuclear weapons and nuclear arms control agreements, but also covers agreements designed to reduce the risks posed by chemical and biological weapons and missiles and drones, as well as heavy weapons, small arms, the global arms trade, and cyber- and space weaponry. …

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