A Nonprovocative Defence Posture: Why Canada should start the ball rolling at the NATO review

Tasneem Jamal

Author Robin Collins Robin Collins is a Steering Committee member, Canadian Network to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Each of the panelists at the Consultation on NATO Nuclear Policy, National Missile Defence & Alternative Security Arrangement, held in Ottawa on September 28-31, 2001, was asked to submit a short paper relating to the topic of their presentation. The other Consultation participants were …

Nuclear Arms Control and Disarmament Priorities

Tasneem Jamal

Author Eugene J. Carroll, Jr. Rear Admiral Eugene J. Carroll, Jr., is Deputy Director, Center for Defense Information Each of the panelists at the Consultation on NATO Nuclear Policy, National Missile Defence & Alternative Security Arrangement, held in Ottawa on September 28-31, 2001, was asked to submit a short paper relating to the topic of their presentation. The other Consultation …

The Need for an Immanent Critique

Tasneem Jamal

Author Lee-Anne Broadhead Lee-Anne Broadhead is Assistant Professor, Department of Politics, Government and Public Administration, University College of Cape Breton Each of the panelists at the Consultation on NATO Nuclear Policy, National Missile Defence & Alternative Security Arrangement, held in Ottawa on September 28-31, 2001, was asked to submit a short paper relating to the topic of their presentation. The …

Nuclear Deterrence: An Indian Perspective

Tasneem Jamal

Author Rajesh M. Basrur Rajesh M. Basrur is Reader, Department of Civics and Politics, University of Mumbai, India Each of the panelists at the Consultation on NATO Nuclear Policy, National Missile Defence & Alternative Security Arrangement, held in Ottawa on September 28-31, 2001, was asked to submit a short paper relating to the topic of their presentation. The other Consultation …

NATO Nuclear Review Endorses Status Quo

Tasneem Jamal

Author Bill Robinson The Ploughshares Monitor March 2001 Volume 22 Issue 1 NATO Foreign Ministers met in Brussels in December 2000 and approved the final report of the Alliance’s “Paragraph 32” nuclear policy review. The outcome of this review reinforced the case for continued public attention to NATO nuclear policy. The member states of NATO agreed at their April 1999 Washington …

Missile Proliferation, Globalized Insecurity, and Demand-Side Strategies

Tasneem Jamal

Author Ernie Regehr The Ploughshares Monitor March 2001 Volume 22 Issue 1 For the moment, demand for weapons of mass destruction remains significant, though not overwhelming. There are at least four prominent elements to reducing demand for weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and long-range ballistic missiles: promoting accountable governance, ameliorating regional insecurities, blocking ballistic missile defence, and challenging the double standard …

Canada, NATO and Nuclear Weapons

Tasneem Jamal Americas, Europe, Nuclear Weapons

Authors Douglas Roche and Ernie Regehr Working Paper 01-3 This paper was first presented at the Canadian Pugwash / Science for Peace Seminar held in Toronto on 17 March 2001. It draws on the position paper, “Re-Thinking NATO’s Nuclear Policy” by Rob Green, and on analyses provided by Project Ploughshares, BASIC (British American Security Information Council), PENN/Netherlands, and BITS (Berlin …

Statement on Nuclear Disarmament, NATO Policy and the Churches

Tasneem Jamal

The following is a major new policy statement on nuclear weapons by the World Council of Churches (WCC). In addition to calling on NATO to affirm support for the “rapid global elimination of nuclear weapons” and to take interim measures on de-alerting and no-first-use, the statement authorizes a high-level delegation of church leaders to meet with government ministers and officials …

Refocusing Canadian Nuclear Arms Control and Disarmament Policy

Tasneem Jamal

Author Tariq Rauf The Ploughshares Monitor December 2000 Volume 21 Issue 4 Tariq Rauf is Director of the International Organizations and Nonproliferation Program at the Center for Nonproliferation Studies located at the Monterey Institute of International Studies in California. Canada stands at a crossroad of its nuclear nonproliferation and arms control and disarmament (NACD) policy. For more than two decades Canada …

Towards a Comprehensive and Proactive Security Policy

Tasneem Jamal Nuclear Weapons

Author Dietrich Fischer The Ploughshares Monitor December 2000 Volume 21 Issue 4 Dietrich Fischer is a Co-Director of TRANSCEND: A Peace and Development Network, and a Visiting Professor of Peace Studies at the European Peace University in Austria. Some have argued that we can never disinvent nuclear weapons and thus will have to live with them as long as civilization exists. …