George Perkovich

Articles by George Perkovich

15 July 2009

Rebutting the standard arguments against disarmament

George PerkovichJames M. Acton

In any debate, there is a tendency to set up and knock down straw men. The emerging debate about whether the United States should work toward abolishing nuclear weapons is no different.

1 April 2009

Reexamining disarmament obligations

George Perkovich

Next week, government officials and experts from around the world will gather in Washington, D.C., for the 2009 Carnegie International Nonproliferation Conference. The meeting will focus on the health of the global nonproliferation regime and current nuclear disarmament efforts. A central, ongoing debate within these policy arenas, and one that is likely to feature prominently in the conference's proceedings, is the nature of nuclear-armed states' obligation to eliminate their nuclear arsenals.

1 March 2002
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