Nuclear Politics and the Non-Aligned Movement: Principles Vs Pragmatism (Adelphi) (Hardcover)

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Nuclear Politics and the Non-Aligned Movement: Principles Vs Pragmatism (Adelphi) (Hardcover)

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The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) is the largest and most diverse political grouping of states engaged on issues related to nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament.
Drawing on the authors first-hand experiences as members of NAM observer-state delegations in NPT and IAEA negotiations, as well as the findings of a larger CNS research project on NAM nuclear politics, the book will provide important new insights about how a small subset of NAM states has tended to dominate NAM politics and have promoted policies that are often at odds with those advanced by Western states on issues such as nuclear terrorism, IAEA safeguards, nuclear export controls, multinational fuel arrangements, proliferation in the Middle East, NPT, and nuclear arms control and disarmament. Based on an analysis of NAM perspectives, politics, and priorities, the book will provide practical recommendations for engaging NAM members in a more constructive fashion on issues related to nuclear nonproliferation, disarmament, peaceful use, and counter-nuclear terrorism. Particular attention will be given to problems likely to be encountered when Iran assumes the chairmanship of NAM in 2012 and how these difficulties can best be mitigated in the lead up to the next NPT Review Conference.

Product Details ISBN: 9781138452497
ISBN-10: 1138452491
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: June 30th, 2017
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Adelphi