Vol. 16 No. 3 , 2010
A Nuclear Free Zone in the Middle East

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Table of Contents
  1. The Steps to Be Taken Before It Is Too Late ( )

    By Ziad AbuZayyad Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  2. Focus
  3. Israels Nuclear Future: Iran, Opacity and the Vision of Global Zero ( )
    When facing the Iranian nuclear challenge, it is time for Israel to think “out of the box.”
    By Avner Cohen Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  4. Iranian Perspectives on the Global Elimination of Nuclear Weapons ( )
    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 Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  5. Palestine and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty ( )
    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 Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  6. Israel’s Nuclear Armament ( )
    Israel’s official and unofficial positions regarding nuclear arms and the reasons and motives behind Israel’s policy of ambiguity.
    By Sa’ad AbuDayyeh Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  7. Meeting the Iranian Challenge ( )
    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 Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  8. The Iranian Factor in the Arab-Israeli Conflict ( )
    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 Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  9. Disarmament Education and Epistemic Community: A Weapons of Mass Destruction- Free Zone in the Middle East ( )
    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 Dan Plesch Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  10. The 2010 NPT Review and the Middle East: Challenges and Opportunities ( )
    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 Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  11. Can the Islamic Bomb Become a Reality? ( )
    The possibility of Muslim countries possessing nuclear weapons and what that would signify on a global scale.
    By Pervez Hoodbhoy Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  12. From an Old Nuclear Order to a New Anti-Nuclear Order ( )
    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 Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  13. Peace, Law and Nuclear Weapons (As Seen by Two Jews and an Arab ( )
    International legal opinion says that nuclear disarmament will remain the ultimate goal of al1 action in the field of nuclear weapons.
    By Peter Weiss Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  14. Nuclear Disarmament Initiatives in the Run-Up to the 2010 NPT Review Conference ( )
    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 Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  15. Creating an Anti-Nuclear Movement in Israel ( )
    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 Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  16. The Nuclear Trap ( )
    The best solution for the anxiety in Israel about nuclear developments is a total nuclear disarmament in the region.
    By Boas Evron Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  17. The Nuclear Option and Peace in the Middle East ( )
    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 Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  18. No More Holocausts ( )
    Looking back at Auschwitz and Hiroshima, looking forward towards a nuclear-free Middle East.
    By Hillel Schenker Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  19. Iran, Israel and the U.S.: Resolving the Nuclear Impasse ( )

    By Richard Silverstein Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  20. Viewpoint
  21. The Nuclear Threat: Israelis and Palestinians Are Doomed to Live or Die Together ( )
    Someone will have to take the lead in the dance of diplomacy that Israel and Palestine are engaged in.
    By Mubarak Awad and Edy Kaufman Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  22. From the Margins to the Mainstream: Impact of Extreme Religious Discourse in Israel ( )
    Extreme statements by religious authorities reflect a movement from a border-based to an ethnic conflict.
    By Menachem Klein Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  23. Arabic Language and Culture in Israel Could Be an Object of Pride, but Is Not ( )
    The sidelining of Arabic in Israeli culture is a loss for the entire nation.
    By Torkel Lindquist Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  24. IAEA Resolution on Implementation of NPT Safeguards Agreement in Iran ( )

    Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  25. Book Review
  26. Water Resources in the Middle East: Israel-Palestinian Water Issues - From Conflict to Cooperation ( )
    edited by Hillel Shuval and Hassan Dweik.
    By Olli Ruohomäki Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  27. My Happiness Bears No Relation to Happiness: A Poet’s Life in the Palestinian Century by Adina Hoffman. ( )

    By Mya Guarnieri Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  28. Culture, Literature and the Arts
  29. The End of Spring ( )
    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 Vol. 16 No. 3 2010
  30. Documents
  31. UN General Assembly Resolution A/RES/63/38 ( )
    Establishment of a Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone in the Region of the Middle East
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  32. UN General Assembly Resolution A/RES/63/84 ( )
    The Risk of Nuclear Proliferation in the Middle East
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  33. NPT/CONF.2010/PC.I/WP.28 ( )
    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.
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  34. Israeli Grassroots Anti-Nuclear Movement, 2009-2010 ( )
    Prepared by Sharon Dolev
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