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, Oxon
PublisherRoutledge
ChapterPart 1
Pages12 - 20
Number of pages9
Edition63rd
ISBN (Print)978-1-85743-847-5
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2016

Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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    Wyllie, J. H. (2016). Regional Nuclearization: Systemic Pressures and Endemic Fears. In C. Matthews (Ed.), The Middle East and North Africa 2017 (63rd ed., pp. 12 - 20). [3] Routledge.