Non-state actors in south asia pose a perpetual threat of gaining access to nuclear weapons or materials under this scenario, new delhi would behave regarding the ctbt as paris once behaved regarding the nuclear non- proliferation treaty—that is, formally declining to sign the treaty, but acting like a signatory. Eu actorship in the non-proliferation area- an analysis master thesis political science with a focus on security policy swedish national defence college master thesis ylva pettersson swedish national defence college january 2013 2 abstract the threat of nuclear weapons is depicted by the eu as the potentially. Master's thesis 4 title and subtitle is counterproliferation compatible with nonproliferation^ rethinking the defense securing the extension of the nuclear weapons nonproliferation treaty in may 1995 and credible policy should allow the regional commanders-in-chief ( cincs. End of the cold war saw the uk replace its security legitimacy with a new non-‐ proliferation treaty-‐based prefect legitimacy that divests ethical responsibility for the world's nuclear weapons problem through the performance of a counting bombs narrative, this thesis historicizes and deconstructs the many moving parts of. Can international law resolve the conflict between the need for global nuclear power and the desire to prevent nuclear proliferation by: luke “[a] customary rule of law is binding on all nations, 'not because it was prescribed by any superior power, but because it has been generally accepted as a rule of conduct.
The thesis presents four comparative case studies—two each from canada and new zealand each case examines the dominant nuclear weapon-related national identity tropes of three constituencies—senior government the treaty on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons ('the non-proliferation treaty,' or npt). Introduction what will the spread of nuclear weapons do to the world i say 'spread rather than proliferation' because so far nuclear weapons have proliferated only vertically as the major nuclear powers have added to their arsenals horizontally, they have spread slowly across countries, and the pace is not likely to. More states had acquired nuclear weapons and testing had continued with a black market in nuclear secrets and materials, the ''technology to build a bomb'' had spread terrorists were ''determined to buy, build, or steal one'' efforts to contain all these dangers were ''centered on a global nonproliferation regime, but as.
For those who are believers in what i call the “credibility thesis” – that is, the idea that a lack of progress in demonstrating disarmament “credibility” is the main “ missing ingredient” that has helped ensure that the post-cold war world has seen so little progress in preventing the proliferation of nuclear. Sep 5, 2007 this thesis addresses the viability of the treaty on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons – npt for short on the npt, the thesis seeks to answer the research questions by analysing us nuclear weapons confidence in the credibility of the npt, and opt for other means to prevent proliferation117.
Overcoming challenges of non-nuclear-weapon states involvement in disarmament verification 15 malte göttsche beyond pessimism: why the treaty on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons will not collapse 62 hassan was awarded a phd from king's college london for a thesis that addressed the historical. Nuclear weapons a debate george perkovich and james m acton editors sameh aboul-enein james e doyle lawrence freedman ian hore-lacy ously,7 but neither non-proliferation nor the abolition of nuclear weapons credible agreement to eliminate their arsenals, the rest of the world would pitch in by.
Thesis the npt is divided into three different pillars these are non-proliferation, the right to peaceful use of nuclear technology, and disarmament credibility in addition i have used books and articles, that i believe have been published 19 tove thagaard 2002 p 58 20 knut kjeldstadlie 2007 p 175 21 knut. Contrary to longstanding of predictions of nuclear tipping points, the number of states interested in nuclear weapons has sharply declined in recent decades in contrast to existing explanations, this dissertation argues that the decline is largely attributable to us nonproliferation policies, in particular the threat of sanctions. Thesis introduction__________________________________________________01- 12 chapter one: the emergence of virtual nuclear powers: do they pose a real threat to the treaty on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons.
Prospects for nuclear non-proliferation: an actor-oriented case study of iran's future by james martin lockwood a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a degree of master of arts college of arts and sciences university of south florida major professor: darrell slider, phd. An analysis of north korean deterrence credibility toward the united states and south korea v abstract in this thesis the democratic people's republic of korea (dprk) is used as a case to explain the role the treaty on the non- proliferation of nuclear weapons (npt) is an international treaty. Jun 4, 2013 dropping nukes: us policy of nuclear disarmament krista marie harlan follow this and additional works at: http://digitalcommonsapusedu/theses part of the political science commons in 1968, the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons treaty (npt) was agreed upon by numerous nuclear and.