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ISBN: 9781552211441-08

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Limiting Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

From: National Security Law


Considers the importance of limiting the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), focusing on the relationship between weapons proliferation and national security, the regulation of nonstate use and possession of WMD, the global initiative to combat nuclear terrorism and chemical and biological weapons. The international treaties that govern these limitations are also discussed. Furthermore, controls on technology transfer are touched upon.



Craig Forcese

Craig Forcese is an associate professor at the Faculty of Law (Common Law Section), University of Ottawa. He teaches public international law, national security law, administrative law and public law/legislation. Much of his present research and writing relates to national security, human rights and democratic accountability.