PPAD 531/5153 - Armament, Arms Control and Disarmament (3 cr.)
This course reviews the history of arms control and disarmament, especially during the cold war period and in its aftermath. The role of the United Nations, the current focus on nuclear non-proliferation, the regime set up by the Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT), the conformity of counter-proliferation policies with international law and the present status of treaties on weapons of mass destruction will be discussed. The course will examine current issues of nuclear armament, particularly non-proliferation in the Middle East.
Offered in alternate years.
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