Wael Al Assad

Articles by Wael Al Assad

25 August 2014

Zero: The correct goal?

Wael Al AssadLi BinSinan Ulgen

Though nuclear stockpiles have shrunk over the years, the largest nuclear powers exhibit limited interest in eliminating their arsenals entirely. Would warheads disappear faster if everyone accepted that minimum deterrence—not "zero"—is disarmament's destination?

20 August 2014

No commitments for the powerful?

The author argues that, though the world might be safer if nuclear weapon states each possessed only 30 nuclear weapons, abolition of nuclear weapons must remain disarmament's goal.