Adel M. Ali

Articles by Adel M. Ali

14 June 2012

A tale of two treaties?

Naeem Ahmad SalikAdel M. AliSunday Jonah

Before the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) came into force in 1970, concerned scientists made dire predictions about the rate at which nuclear weapons would spread around the globe. Thanks in part to the treaty, the gloomiest scenarios have been avoided.

7 June 2012

Universality for the NPT’s objectives and principles

The author argues that the principles and objectives expressed in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty should be seen as applying to all states, even those that are not parties to it.

17 May 2012

Toward a transformed treaty

The author argues against establishing a protocol under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty that would give India, Israel, and Pakistan recognition as nuclear weapon states.

2 May 2012

How to honor the entire bargain

The author argues that, to address the shortcoming of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, the time has come to shift focus toward nuclear-weapon-free zones and a ban on the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons.