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Khaled Abu Aker
Khuloud Khayyat Dajani
A Nuclear Free Zone in the Middle East
Vol.16 No.34 2010
Table of Contents
by Ziad AbuZayyad
When facing the Iranian nuclear challenge, it is time for Israel to think “out of the box.”
by Avner Cohen
Glimmers of hope exist given the U.S. administration’s commitment to find a negotiated solution and Iran’s nuanced responses to international pressures and offers of negotiations.
by Anoushiravan Ehteshami
In examining the impact of the Israeli and Iranian nuclear positions on the Middle East and the Palestine-Israel conflict, in particular, it is in the interest of the Palestinians as part of their quest for statehood to have a clear position in favor of the NPT.
by Jamil Rabah
by Richard Silverstein
Israel’s official and unofficial positions regarding nuclear arms and the reasons and motives behind Israel’s policy of ambiguity.
by Sa’ad AbuDayyeh
The best way for Israel to combat the perceived Iranian threat is to embrace the Arab Peace Initiative, do the two-state bargain with the Palestinians and conclude a deal with Syria.
by Tony Klug
The Iranian issue should be dealt with as a challenge that could pave the way for strategies that lead to a sustainable Middle East peace and to stability in the region.
by Walid Salem
A discussion about the dilemmas and debates surrounding the Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone (ME WMDFZ) and potential ways forward.
by Poul-Erik Christiansen and by Dan Plesch
The NPT Review Conference this year is an excellent opportunity to revitalize crucial efforts to reach the aim of Nuclear Zero in the Middle East.
by Sameh Aboul-Enein
The possibility of Muslim countries possessing nuclear weapons and what that would signify on a global scale.
by Pervez Hoodbhoy
The ideology behind the old nuclear order is becoming obsolete, and a new initiative toward a nuclear-free world is crucial for any peaceful solution in the Middle East.
by Issam Makhoul
International legal opinion says that nuclear disarmament will remain the ultimate goal of al1 action in the field of nuclear weapons.
by Peter Weiss
An overview of recent disarmament initiatives at the onset of the Nuclear Non- Proliferation Treaty’s 2010 Review Conference and the challenges in light of possible Middle East proliferation.
by Rebecca Johnson
A nuclear war would produce dire consequences for the Middle East, making the organization of a grassroots anti-nuclear movement a key priority.
by Sharon Dolev
The best solution for the anxiety in Israel about nuclear developments is a total nuclear disarmament in the region.
by Boas Evron
Israel’s nuclear option is not any less dangerous than Iran’s, but comprehensive peace will bring an end to Israeli and Iranian nuclear claims.
by Ziad AbuZayyad
Looking back at Auschwitz and Hiroshima, looking forward towards a nuclear-free Middle East.
by Hillel Schenker
Someone will have to take the lead in the dance of diplomacy that Israel and Palestine are engaged in.
by Mubarak Awad and by Edy Kaufman
Extreme statements by religious authorities reflect a movement from a border-based to an ethnic conflict.
by Menachem Klein
The sidelining of Arabic in Israeli culture is a loss for the entire nation.
by Torkel Lindquist
edited by Hillel Shuval and Hassan Dweik.
by Olli Ruohomäki
by Mya Guarnieri
Excerpts from Sahar Kalifeh’s very human novel The End of Spring about the Palestinian struggle during the 2002 siege of Yasser Arafat’s Ramallah headquarters.
by Sahar Khalifeh
Establishment of a Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone in the Region of the Middle East
The Risk of Nuclear Proliferation in the Middle East
Implementation of the resolution on the Middle East adopted by the 1995 Review and Extension Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Submitted to the Preparatory Committee for the 2010 Review Conference by Oman on behalf of the League of Arab States.
Prepared by Sharon Dolev