Beyond 1995: The Future of the NPT Regime

Beyond 1995: The Future of the NPT Regime

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ISBN-13: 9781468413175
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 02/19/2012
Series: Issues in International Security
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1990
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Nonproliferation Treaty Regime: A Rereading before 1995.- The Concept of Nonproliferation.- Prohibitions.- Promotional Activities.- Security Concerns.- Durability.- Conclusions.- 2. Avoiding the Worst of All Possible Worlds.- Critics and Criticism.- Arguments of Discrimination and Disarmament.- A Historical Rejoinder.- The NPT, Nuclear Proliferation, Peace, and Security.- 3. The Collapse of the NPT—What if?.- Shocks to the Nonproliferation Treaty.- The Collapse of the NPT: An Initial Damage Assessment.- Damage Assessment: The View from the Front Lines.- What to Do if?.- On the Road to Success in 1995.- Notes and References.- 4. What Happens to Safeguards if the NPT Goes?.- The Collapse of the NPT: A Worst-Case Scenario.- Euratom.- Nonproliferation Survives the NPT: A More Probable Scenario.- Beyond 1995: A New Nonproliferation Order?.- Notes and References.- 5. Does the NPT Matter?.- The NPT and Nonproliferation.- Cries of Discrimination, Calls for Disarmament.- The NPT and National Nuclear Decision-Making.- Notes and References.- 6. Beyond the NPT.- The NPT, the Atom, and Development.- A New International Agenda.- The Problems and Promise of the NPT.- Beyond the NPT.- 7. Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons: A Universal Concern.- The Irrational Problem.- The Nonproliferation Treaty.- Enemies of the System.- A Regime for the Twenty-First Century.- 8. Toward a Universal Framework of Nuclear Restraint.- Disillusionment with the NPT.- Rationale for Nuclear Restraint.- Rationale for Nuclear Power.- Nuclear Power and Nonproliferation.- Why Nations Want to Go Nuclear.- Steps toward Restraint by Threshold States.- Conclusion.- Notes and References.- 9. European and Global Security in a World without the NPT.- Bang.- Clash.- Creep.- Abandonment.- Conclusions.- Notes and References.- 10. The NPT and Nuclear Proliferation in East Asia: Views toward the 1990s.- Getting the Bomb.- Atomic Weapons in East Asia: Historical and Geopolitical Trends.- The Divergent Paths of Japan and China.- Korea and Taiwan: Concerns Diminish.- Into the 1990s.- 11. World and Regional Power Relations without the NPT.- Pre-NPT Horizontal Proliferation.- The NPT Regime, from the 1970s to 1995.- The World without the NPT after 1995?.- Notes and References.- 12. Should India Sign the NPT?.- The Current Crisis.- India’s Nuclear Choices.- Strategic Ambiguity.- A Bold Step Forward.- A Bold Step Backward.- Conclusions and Prospects.- Notes and References.- 13. A World without the NPT?.- Effects on the International Regime, Its Purposes, Principles, and Institutions.- Effects on International Security.- Effects on International Relations.- Conclusions.- Notes and References.- Conclusions.- Appendix: Toward 1995: United Nations Documents Relating to the Establishment and Functioning of the NPT, 1959–1988.- General Assembly Resolution 1380, November 20, 1959.- General Assembly Resolution 1576, December 27, 1960.- General Assembly Resolution 1664, December 4, 1961.- General Assembly Resolution 1665, December 4, 1961.- General Assembly Resolution 2028, November 19, 1965.- General Assembly Resolution 2149, November 4, 1966.- General Assembly Resolution 2153, December 16, 1967.- General Assembly Resolution 2346, December 19, 1967.- General Assembly Resolution 2373, June 12, 1968.- Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, July 1, 1968.- General Assembly Resolution 3184, December 18, 1973.- General Assembly Resolution 3261, December 9, 1974.- Final Declaration of the Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, May 30, 1975.- General Assembly Resolution 3484, December 12, 1975.- General Assembly Resolution 31/75, December 10, 1976.- General Assembly Resolution 33/57, December 14, 1978.- The Second Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, 1980.- General Assembly Resolution 38/74, December 15, 1983.- The Third Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, 1985.- General Assembly Resolution 40/94 M, December 12, 1985.- General Assembly Resolution 43/82, December 7, 1988.- Selected National Statements on the Twentieth Anniversary of the Opening for Signature of the NPT.- About the Authors.

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