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Iranian Approaches to Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone in the Middle East

Ebrahim Motaghi

The idea of establishing a Weapons of Mass Destruction or Nuclear Weapon Free Zone in the Middle East is not new; it dates back to 1970’s. However, the security landscape of the Middle East today has compelled most analysts to look at the idea and the concept anew. Most regard the potential arms race in the Middle East to seriously jeopardize the prospects for long term stability and balance of power in the region. Israel, Iran and Egypt seem to have the main regional role in making or breaking this idea for another forty years.

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Speech at PIR Center Seminar, Moscow, September 6, 2013

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