At the Nuclear Precipice

Catastrophe or Transformation?

  • Editors
  • Richard Falk
  • David Krieger

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Introduction

    1. Richard Falk, David Krieger
      Pages 1-12
  3. At the Nuclear Precipice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Christopher G. Weeramantry
      Pages 15-28
  4. Nuclear Weapons and International Law

  5. Nuclear Weapons Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 65-65
    2. Michael D. Intriligator
      Pages 67-76
    3. Ash Ü. Bâli
      Pages 97-160
  6. A New Direction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
  7. Stepping Back from the Precipice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 215-215
    2. David Krieger
      Pages 217-224
    3. David Krieger, Richard Falk
      Pages 235-246
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 247-293

About this book


This book examines the intersections between international law and national policies, and nuclear proliferation and disarmament, offering a way out if policy makers of leading countries can summon the vision and political will to move away from the nuclear precipice and ensure humanity's future.


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