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After the war he was Special Envoy for Iraq, the UK's highest authority on the ground, and he worked side by side with Paul Bremer, the US administrator of the Coalition Provisional Authority, in Baghdad and saw first-hand the impact of the divisive turf wars back in Washington.
This book examines the politics of biological disarmament, focusing on the Biological Weapons Convention BWC as a treaty regime and the cornerstone of biological disarmament efforts. Biological weapons have long been banned, but the ban needs strengthening. The 1972 Biological Weapons Convention BWC is the cornerstone of this disarmament regime....
Looking at both political and strategic aspects of nuclear weaponry, this exciting new textbook outlines how thinking about nuclear weapons has developed, considers how nuclear threats can continue to be managed in the future, and is accompanied by a companion website which makes it easy for students to find reliable,...
From one of our leading social thinkers, a compelling case for the elimination of nuclear weapons.
The sharing of nuclear weapons technology between states is unexpected, because nuclear weapons are such a powerful instrument in international politics, but sharing is not rare. This book proposes a theory to explain nuclear sharing and surveys its rich history from its beginnings in the Second World War.