The View from the Third World

  • Fergus Carr


National development revolves around economics, yet is fundamentally political. The New International Economic Order sought by developing countries certainly concerns issues of trade but essentially seeks a just order of economic affairs in which both rich and poor countries have rights of decision. The pursuit of development is the search for and assertion of both political and economic sovereignty in the state system. This basic direction permeates the various Third World states’ perception of proliferation.


Petroleum Uranium Explosive Argentina Plutonium 


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Notes and References

  1. 37.
    Mr Munir Ahmad Khan, Chairman of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, DAWN, 8 October 1977.Google Scholar
  2. 47.
    J. Maddox, Prospect for Nuclear Proliferation, Adelphi Paper, 113 (London: International Institute for Strategic Studies, 1975) p. 29.Google Scholar

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© William H. Kincade and Christoph Bertram 1982

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