Saturday, August 9, 2014

Update VII - MEZFWMD update

Previous blog entries referencing MEZFWMD:
NPT Review Conference 2010Jun 13th, 2010
Getting to agreement - Nov 29th, 2010

Earlier blog entries had discussed how the U.S. evidenced zero interest in actually supporting movement towards the setting up of a WMD-free zone in the Middle East (MEZFWMD) while simultaneously hailing the May 2010 NPT Review Conference final document as a "significant achievement" by President Obama!

A paper, 'International Law, Nuclear Weapon-Free Zones and the Proposed Zone Free of Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East',discussed nuclear weapons free zones (NWFZs0 in general and issues around one in the Middle East. It ends on the hopeful note that the non-occurrence of the 2012 conference does not indicate the demise of the effort, noting that it took thirty years for the Latin America and Caribbean NWFZ to come into being...

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