Middle East free of nuclear weapons can become reality

BASIC’s program director, Anne Penketh, discusses the security risks in the Middle East and the prospects of a WMD-free zone treaty in the region in this article for The National. She writes, “A WMD-free zone in the Middle East would take years to negotiate, but the alternatives, including possible military action against Iran, are chilling. This is not about only the security of a region, but of the world.”

Read the article in full on The National’s website: http://www.thenational.ae/thenationalconversation/comment/middle-east-free-of-nuclear-weapons-can-become-reality#page2

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