Ephraim Asculai

Articles by Ephraim Asculai

7 February 2011

WMD no-first-use in the Middle East: A way to move forward in 2012?

David FriedmanEmily B. LandauEphraim AsculaiTamar Malz-GinzburgYair Evron

At the 2010 Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference, a declaration was approved unanimously to hold a conference in 2012 to discuss the notion of a zone free of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in the Middle East. Since this decision, however, it is not clear what, if any, preparations have been taken with regard to organizing the conference, and there remain many more unknowns than knowns about what is expected to take place.