Regional Nuclearization: Systemic Pressures and Endemic Fears

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Abstract

The chapter analyses the nuclear condition of the Middle East and the strategic ramifications of increased nuclear activity by local powers. Its primary focus is on the prospects of nuclear weapons proliferation and the impact of Iranian nuclear behaviour since 2002. The concomitant efforts across the region to develop nuclear civilian energy are also scrutinised and explained.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Middle East and North Africa 2017
EditorsChristopher Matthews
Place of PublicationAbingdon
PublisherRoutledge
Chapter1
Pages12 - 21
Number of pages10
Edition63
ISBN (Print)978-1-85743-847-5
Publication statusPublished - 3 Nov 2016

Publication series

NameThe Middle East and North Africa: a survey and directory of the countries of the Middle East and North Africa
PublisherEuropa Publications
ISSN (Print)0076-8502

Keywords

  • nuclear weapons
  • nuclear power
  • Middle East
  • strategy
  • security

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