Two Strategies to Counter Proliferation

Tasneem Jamal

Author Sarah Estabrooks The Ploughshares Monitor Spring 2004 Volume 25 Issue  In the past year, reports of undisclosed uranium enrichment efforts by Iran; negotiations with Libya to end its nuclear weapons developments; and the disclosure of a nuclear proliferation network headed by Pakistan’s chief nuclear scientist, Abdul Qadeer Khan, have indicated a trend toward horizontal proliferation. Both US President Bush …

Inspectors and Assurance: Why deadlines defy logic

Tasneem Jamal

Briefing 03-2 Author Ernie Regehr In the current “Showdown Iraq” frenzy, it is easy to lose sight of the real job facing the Security Council – first, to give the international community reliable assurance that Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction do not present an imminent and egregious threat to international peace and security, and second, to confirm the final elimination …

Project Ploughshares Nuclear Terrorism Briefing

Tasneem Jamal

In the wake of the September 11attacks there is rising concern that non-state terrorists could acquire nuclear material or a nuclear weapon to use against civilians. On May 6, Project Ploughshares hosted a briefing in Ottawa to address this concern and assess the threat of nuclear terrorism by non-state actors, as well as to identify areas for further attention. Participants …