Radwan Ziadeh

Articles by Radwan Ziadeh

27 February 2014

Time to ban chemical weapons from the Middle East?

Mostafa Elwi SaifEmily B. LandauRadwan Ziadeh

Chemical weapons are disappearing from Syria and some say it's time to ban them from the entire region. Others say banning nuclear weapons must remain paramount. Could simply discussing these issues make the region more secure?

27 February 2014

Delegitimizing the radicals

The author argues that banning the use of chemical weapons in the Middle East is an example of the sort of liberalization that is needed to improve the region’s security and strip radical movements of their legitimacy.

6 February 2014

Bring in the Security Council

The author proposes that the UN Security Council sponsor a process to establish a chemical-weapon-free zone in the Middle East.

19 December 2013

Insufficient incentives for improving security

The author first emphasizes that chemical weapons are a human rights issue above all, then argues that though a chemical-weapon-free zone would improve security in the Middle East, neither Israel nor Egypt is likely to perceive much benefit in establishing a zone.