A Moral Argument for the Mass Defection of Non-Nuclear-Weapon States from the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Regime

Doyle, Thomas
January 2017
Global Governance;Jan-Mar2017, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p15
Academic Journal
An essay is presented on the capture of the 1968 Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) by its nuclear weapon states parties. It emphasizes the tendency of the capture to prevent an effective nuclear abolition. The author argues that the NPT regime subversion is legally and morally intolerable. Indicators of NWS de facto rejection of the disarmament mission of the NPT are also provided.


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