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Proliferation of nuclear weapons in the Middle East

Gawdat Bahgat

Proliferation of nuclear weapons in the Middle East

by Gawdat Bahgat

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville, FL .
Written in English


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StatementGawdat Bahgat.
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LC ClassificationsJZ
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 212 p. ;
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22769278M
ISBN 109780813031668

Arms Control and Missile Proliferation in the Middle East focuses on the strategic proliferation of arms, with a specific emphasis on missiles. This unique emphasis enables the contributors to provide a dynamic new perspective on conceptual and political disarmament efforts, thereby distinguishing this volume from many other related works on Brand: Taylor And Francis.   Nuclear proliferation is part politics, part science and technology. This appendix is the single best introduction to the science and technology part: the principles of fission and fusion, the physical properties of fissile material, the design for both fission and fusion nuclear weapons, and the production of fissile : Bradley A. Thayer.

  And it has sold equipment and weapons to both Eritrea and Ethiopia, long bitter enemies. Strong in outlining the basics of North Korean arms sales and proliferation to the Middle East and Africa, Bechtol's study is recommended for anyone seeking a better understanding of the DPRK's pernicious international : Joel Campbell. Nuclear weapons proliferation issues are of increasing concern in the broader region of the Middle East. Although in late-2OO3 Libya made an affirmative commitment to dismantle all .

Earlier in the week, Egypt became the 13th country in the Middle East to indicate an interest in nuclear power. Mr. Mr. Wolfsthal was an expert on the proliferation of . Eight sovereign states have publicly announced successful detonation of nuclear weapons. Five are considered to be nuclear-weapon states (NWS) under the terms of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). In order of acquisition of nuclear weapons these are the United States, Russia (the successor state to the Soviet Union), the United Kingdom, France, .


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Proliferation of nuclear weapons in the Middle East by Gawdat Bahgat Download PDF EPUB FB2

Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in the Middle East. In this Book. Additional Information. These are the underlying questions in Gawdat Bahgat's intriguing new study of nuclear proliferation in six key Middle East countries: Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Libya, and Saudi by: 7.

He implicitly takes issue with Russell’s thesis in JFQ that rejected any suggestion that Israel’s nuclear weapons play a role in the possible proliferation of nuclear weapons in the Middle East. Cigar asserts that a resolution of the Arab-Israel conflict “would create an environment that is less conductive to consensus for the need of.

While a nuclear Iran will prompt a regional nuclear arms race—indeed it already has begun— none of the Arab states has a capability to develop an.

Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in the Middle East Paperback – Novem by Prof. Gawdat G. Bahgat (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Reviews: 1. When American policymakers focus on the Middle East these days, their attention tends to be centered on the fight against al-Qaeda, attempts to stop Israeli-Palestinian violence and a deep yearning to remove Saddam Hussein from power.

Concerns about WMD proliferation (especially the spread of nuclear weapons), however important, often seem secondary. This book represents a major contribution to the literature on WMD proliferation in the Greater Middle East at the same time that it probes the domestic interests that have shaped several Middle Eastern governments quest for a nuclear silver bullet." - Judith Yaphe, Senior Fellow, Institute for National Strategic StudiesCited by: 5.

Why do some countries seek to acquire nuclear weapons. How can they be convinced to give up these aspirations. These are the underlying questions in this new study of nuclear proliferation in six key Middle East countries: Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Libya, and Saudi Arabia.

The book looks at the economic and political forces that shape this threat to world peace and at the prospects Author: Gawdat Bahgat. Proliferation of nuclear weapons: theoretical perspectives --Iran --Iraq --Saudi Arabia --Israel --Egypt --Libya --Conclusion: the future of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East --Appendix: the treaty on the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons.

Responsibility: Gawdat Bahgat. The establishment of a Middle East zone free of nuclear weapons, a concept more recently broadened to cover all weapons of mass destruction (WMD), has been before the international community for decades.

In this book, two experts from the region explore why the matter remains unresolved, and outline a comprehensive yet achievable roadmap to a. / Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in the Middle East This nuclear uncertainty in the Middle East is further complicated by other regional and international dynamics.

Several Middle Eastern countries have accumulated an extensive arsenal of chemical and biological weapons and the means to deliver them (e.g., ballistic missiles.)Cited by: 7. Proliferation of nuclear weapons: theoretical perspectives --Iran --Iraq --Saudi Arabia --Israel --Egypt --Libya --Conclusion: the future of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East --Appendix: the Treaty on the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons.

Responsibility: Gawdat Bahgat. More information: Table of contents. North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa sheds light on an entirely new dimension of the security threats posed by North Korea.

The criminality of the Kim regime goes beyond its threatening the Asia Pacific region and the world with nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles or brutalizing its own people. Israel is the Middle East’s principal nuclear power, though it has never officially acknowledged possession of nuclear weapons.

According to a report by US experts, Israel’s nuclear arsenal includes 80 nuclear warheads, with enough fissile material potentially to double that is not a member of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, Author: Primoz Manfreda.

He traces illicit networks that lead to state and nonstate actors in the Middle East, including Syria, Iran, Hezbollah, and Hamas, and throughout Africa, including at least a dozen nations. The potential proliferation of nuclear and chemical weapons technology and the vehicles that carry it, including ballistic missiles and artillery, represent.

Buy Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in the Middle East 1 by Gawdat Bahgat (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low. In the event efforts to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons in the Middle East fail, U.S.

policy would likely seek to maintain stability in the region as the best means of preventing war in general (and the use of nuclear weapons in particular), and of preserving access to the region’s energy resources that are crucial to global. The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) is opened for signature.

The treaty recognizes five states as “nuclear weapons states”: the United States, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, France, and China. With the exception of Israel, all states in the Middle East have signed and ratified the treaty as of : Amanda Tapp.

The proliferation of nuclear weapons in the Middle East has been a major threat to regional peace and global stability for several decades. The controversy over alleged Iraqi nuclear weapons and the unsettled question of Iran’s nuclear weapons ambitions have further intensified the debate over the nuclear arms race in the region.

ironic phase with India now considering production of nuclear weapons in response to their possible acquisition by Pakistan. The Middle East is another area with high danger of proliferation. There have been strong indications that, in spite of official denials, Israel has been producing nuclear weapons since the late s.

Convincing publicFile Size: 33KB. The dangers of an Iran getting nuclear weapons that then leads to a free-for-all in the Middle East is something that I think would be very dangerous for the world." These Middle East nations are increasingly apprehensive about the threat of a nuclear Iran and the failure of the international community to take decisive actions to prevent Tehran.

Since the early s the nuclear non-proliferation regime has been seriously challenged, particularly by North Korea and Iran. In the Middle East, following the toppling of Author: Gawdat Bahgat.This book represents a major contribution to the literature on WMD proliferation in the Greater Middle East at the same time that it probes the domestic interests that have shaped several Middle Eastern governments quest for a nuclear silver bullet." - Judith Yaphe, Senior Fellow, Institute for National Strategic Studies.International concern for the proliferation of nuclear weapons has continued to mount.

As regional violence mounts and the region appears increasingly volatile, particular attention is being paid to the potential for the proliferation of nuclear weapons in the File Size: KB.