1st Edition

By Fire and Ice
Dismantling Chemical Weapons While Preserving the Environment

ISBN 9780367611804
Published January 27, 2021 by Routledge
372 Pages

USD $140.00

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1997, examines the forced merger between national security interests and environmental policy makers arising from the Chemical Weapons Convention and its requirement to safely dismantle the world’s chemical weapons stockpiles. The two groups had to find a way to intersect and work together, and this book analyses the problems and politics involved.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. The Public Policy of Arms Control  3. The Public Policy of Chemical Weaponry  4. The Public Policy of Environmental Protection  5. Resolving Legal Conflicts: The Supremacy Clause  6. Options for Dismantling Chemical Weapons  7. International Ramifications  8. A Digression: Comparisons to the World of Nuclear Disarmament  9. Recommendations  10. Conclusion

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David A. Koplow