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Online Edition Nuclear Disorder or Cooperative Security?
U.S. Weapons of Terror, the Global Proliferation Crisis, and Paths to Peace

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An Assessment of the Final Report of the Weapons of Mass
Destruction Commission and Its Implications for U.S. Policy

John Burroughs
Jacqueline Cabasso
Felicity Hill
Andrew Lichterman
Jennifer Nordstrom
Michael Spies
Peter Weiss

Edited by Michael Spies and John Burroughs

Foreword by Zia Mian

Lawyers’ Committee on Nuclear Policy
Western States Legal Foundation
Reaching Critical Will of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom




Contents [click to activate links in notes]
         
  Acknowledgments [PDF]    
  Abbreviations [PDF]    
  Foreword [PDF]    
 

Zia Mian

     
  Executive Summary [PDF]    
  Introduction [PDF] [notes] [bibliography]
 

John Burroughs and Jacqueline Cabasso

     
         
Part I: The International Framework [PDF] [notes] [bibliography]
1.1 Treaty Regimes and International Law [PDF] [notes] [bibliography]
 

John Burroughs

     
1.2 The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty [PDF] [notes] [bibliography]
 

John Burroughs

     
1.3 The Role of the UN Security Council [PDF] [notes] [bibliography]
 

John Burroughs

     
1.4 The Breakdown of Disarmament Machinery [PDF] [notes] [bibliography]
 

Jennifer Nordstrom

     
         
Part II: The U.S. Record [PDF] [notes] [bibliography]
2.1 Article VI Non-Compliance [PDF] [notes] [bibliography]
 

John Burroughs

     
2.2 Preventive War and Counterproliferation [PDF] [notes] [bibliography]
 

Jacqueline Cabasso

     
2.3 Nuclear Weapons Research and Development [PDF] [notes] [bibliography]
 

Jacqueline Cabasso

     
2.4 Delivery Systems [PDF] [notes] [bibliography]
 

Andrew Lichterman

     
2.5 Understanding U.S. Policy [PDF] [notes] [bibliography]
 

John Burroughs

     
         
Part III: Global Problems and Global Solutions [PDF] [notes] [bibliography]
3.1 Climate Change and Nuclear Power [PDF] [notes] [bibliography]
 

Michael Spies

     
3.2 Iran and the Nuclear Fuel-cycle [PDF] [notes] [bibliography]
 

Michael Spies

     
3.3 Toward Nuclear Abolition [PDF] [notes] [bibliography]
 

John Burroughs

     
         
Part IV: Civil Society and Change [PDF] [notes] [bibliography]
4.1 The Word as Arrow [PDF] [notes] [bibliography]
 

Peter Weiss

     
4.2 A Gender Perspective [PDF] [notes] [bibliography]
 

Jennifer Nordstrom and Felicity Hill

     
4.3 Redefining Security in Human Terms [PDF] [notes] [bibliography]
 

Jacqueline Cabasso

     
         
  Recommendations [PDF]    
  Endnotes [PDF]    
  Bibliography [PDF]    
  Contributors and Sponsoring Organizations [PDF]    



© 2007 Lawyers’ Committee on Nuclear Policy, Western States Legal Foundation, Reaching Critical Will of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

Foreword © 2007 Zia Mian

Permission is granted for non-commercial reproduction, copying, distribution, and transmission of this publication or parts thereof so long as you give full credit to the sponsoring organizations, editors, and relevant authors; you do not alter, transform, or build upon the publication or parts thereof; and for any reuse or distribution you make clear to others these terms.

Cover design: Marc Borneo

Layout: Michael Spies

Published by Lawyers’ Committee on Nuclear Policy, 866 UN Plaza, Suite 4050, New York, NY 10017, USA

Printed by Pickle Press

Library of Congress Control Number: 2007926276

ISBN: 978-0-9792405-0-8