The Nuclear Question in the Middle East

The Nuclear Question in the Middle East

The Nuclear Question in the Middle East research initiative looks into nuclear proliferation concerns associated with ambitious goals to introduce nuclear power in the Gulf states, with an emphasis on the United Arab Emirates. The outcome of this research initiative is a uniquely comprehensive book of great originality, with contributions from some of the most renowned specialists of nuclear politics in the Middle East, tackling a contentious issue with informed scholarly insight.

Background and Scope of the Project

Background and Scope of the Project

Scope of Project In early 2010, CIRS began working on a new research project on “The Nuclear Question in the Middle East.” While the world community’s attention may currently be drawn…
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Book Publication

Mehran Kamrava, ed., The Nuclear Question in the Middle East (Oxford University Press/Hurst, 2012).  This is the first book of its kind to combine thematic and theoretical discussions regarding nuclear weapons and nuclear…
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Related Links

Read about the Nuclear Question in the Middle East: Regional Perspectives meeting
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Summary Report

“The Nuclear Question in the Middle East,” CIRS Summary Report no. 4 (Doha, Qatar: Center for International and Regional Studies, 2012). The following is an excerpt from Mehran Kamrava’s introductory chapter. Much of the…
Working Group Meetings

Working Group Meetings

Click here to read about “The Nuclear Question in the Middle East” Working Group Meeting I Click here to read about “The Nuclear Question in the Middle East” Working Group…