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Zone exempte d’armes de destruction massive au Moyen-Orient : sortir de l’enceinte du TNP
Benjamin Hautecouverture - 16 octobre 2013 - 8 p.

La 8e Conférence d’examen du Traité sur la nonprolifération des armes nucléaires (TNP, 2010) a été marquée par la relance de la réflexion diplomatique sur l’objectif de zone exempte d’armes de destruction massive (ZEADM) au Moyen-Orient. Une conférence destinée aux Etats de la [...]


Nuclear Weapons Security Crises: What Does History Recommend?
Bruno Tertrais - 2013

This volume is the 16th in a series of edited volumes of contracted research the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center (NPEC) has published in cooperation with the Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College. It is the product of a joint effort between NPEC and Bruno Tertrais of the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique. [...]


A 'Nuclear Coup'?: France, the Algerian War, and the April 1961 Nuclear Test
Bruno Tertrais - 2013

The strategic literature about the risk of nuclear proliferation and of nuclear terrorism sometimes mentions a little-known episode of French colonial history: a nuclear test that took place in April 1961 while four generals mounted a coup in Algiers against the nascent Fifth Republic. [...]


Africa and the Chemical Weapons Convention
Noël Stott - 10 avril 2013 - 5 p.

With 188 states parties, the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) is one of the most successful international treaties and the 3rd Five-Year Review Conference of the Convention is scheduled for April 2013. The near-universalisation of the CWC in Africa is a testament to the continent’s commitment to ensuring that the misuse of dangerous chemicals does not happen [...]


Les réseaux de prolifération à l’heure des sanctions ciblées
Bruno Gruselle et Elisande Nexon - 28 janvier 2013 - 9 p.

Il y a de cela presque dix ans, l’existence d’organisations dont le but était de vendre et d’acheter des biens destinés à des programmes d’armes de destruction massive était mise à jour par les révélations sur le réseau du physicien pakistanais Abdul Qader Khan. Ces événements ont précipité l’adoption de décisions importantes visant à cibler le fonctionnement [...]



Pakistan’s nuclear programme: a net assessment
Bruno Tertrais - 13 juin 2012 - 29 p.


Security Guarantees and Nuclear Non-Proliferation
Bruno Tertrais - 10 août 2011 - 15 p.


NATO and a Nuclear Iran
Bruno Tertrais - 16 novembre 2010 - 22 p.

Back to Earth: Nuclear Weapons in the 2010s
Bruno Tertrais - 25 juin 2010

The Illogic of Zero
Bruno Tertrais - avril 2010 - 14 p.

 
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Nuclear Weapons Security Crises: What Does History Recommend?

Bruno Tertrais - 2013
This volume is the 16th in a series of edited volumes of contracted research the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center (NPEC) has published in cooperation with the Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College. It is the [...]
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A 'Nuclear Coup'?: France, the Algerian War, and the April 1961 Nuclear Test

Bruno Tertrais - 2013
The strategic literature about the risk of nuclear proliferation and of nuclear terrorism sometimes mentions a little-known episode of French colonial history: a nuclear test that took place in April 1961 while four generals mounted a [...]
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Africa and the Chemical Weapons Convention

Noël Stott - 10 04 2013 - 5 p.
With 188 states parties, the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) is one of the most successful international treaties and the 3rd Five-Year Review Conference of the Convention is scheduled for April 2013. The near-universalisation of the [...]
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Les réseaux de prolifération à l’heure des sanctions ciblées

Bruno Gruselle et Elisande Nexon - 28 01 2013 - 9 p.
Il y a de cela presque dix ans, l’existence d’organisations dont le but était de vendre et d’acheter des biens destinés à des programmes d’armes de destruction massive était mise à jour par les révélations sur le réseau du physicien [...]
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Pakistan’s Nuclear and WMD Programmes: Status, Evolution, and Risks

Bruno Tertrais - juillet 2012 - 20 p.
This paper describes Pakistan’s nuclear, missile and other weapon of mass destruction (WMD) programmes and attempts to make a net assessment of the issues of concern to the international community, focusing on the nuclear question. [...]
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Pakistan’s nuclear programme: a net assessment

Bruno Tertrais - 13 06 2012 - 29 p.
Pakistan may have about 100 nuclear weapons and about 200 ballistic missiles (partly for conventional use) and shows all signs of expanding its nuclear force. In the past decade, a robust set of institutions and procedures has been put [...]
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How to address the subnational actor threat and effective national participation in the biological non-proliferation regime

Elisande Nexon & Angela Woodward - 15 11 2011 - 9 p.
The Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) remains the cornerstone of the biological weapons nonproliferation and disarmament regime, embodying the norm against BW proliferation and a comprehensive BW disarmament obligation. However, the [...]
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Security Guarantees and Nuclear Non-Proliferation

Bruno Tertrais - 10 08 2011 - 15 p.
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the value of “security guarantees”, that is, positive security assurances that include a formal or informal defense commitment, in preventing nuclear proliferation. It will demonstrate that such [...]
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After Iran: Prospects for nuclear proliferation in North Africa

Bruno Tertrais - 30 08 2010 - 31 p.
The Iranian nuclear program has led to renewed fears of a “cascade” of proliferation in the Middle East: a rapid and almost mechanical process through which a country crossing the threshold would lead to others following suit. Some claim [...]
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NATO and a Nuclear Iran

Bruno Tertrais - 16 11 2010 - 22 p.
At the time of this writing (Fall 2010), it seems reasonable to assume that Iran has reached, or has nearly reached – depending on the definition one adopts – the “nuclear threshold”. What is meant here by this expression is that [...]
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Back to Earth: Nuclear Weapons in the 2010s

Bruno Tertrais - 25 juin 2010
Throughout 2009 it seemed to many that both nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament were going to make real, fast and lasting progress. Following the public appeals by four US statesmen in 2007 and 2008 –matched by their equivalents in [...]
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The Illogic of Zero

Bruno Tertrais - avril 2010 - 14 p.
Throughout 2009, proponents of the abolition of nuclear weapons were unlucky. Almost each time they tried to make their case on the international scene, the real world came to haunt them. On April 5, 2009, North Korea tested a long-range [...]
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