Is Transition to Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Possible?

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2013-3-13-18

A. Arbatov, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO RAN), 23, Profsoyuznaya Str., Moscow, 117997, Russian Federation (

Abstract. The article treats political, military and strategic aspects of disarmament process, in particular the involvement of nations other than USA and Russia. The author briefly analyses the positions of the European nations (United Kingdom and France), China, India and Pakistan on the issue. Also, the article covers the approaches of the informal and non-recognized nuclear states (North Korea and Israel).

Keywords: nuclear disarmament, nuclear states, nuclear non-proliferation treaty, anti-missile defense, nuclear forces, military balance, format, forums

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For citation:
Arbatov A. Is Transition to Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Possible?. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2013, no. 3, pp. 13-18.

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