It is time for a closer look at the self-serving claim by nuclear weapons states that one of the greatest dangers is that of nuclear weapons being built or falling into the hands of ‘terrorist groups’.
Wilbert van der Zeijden is a political scientist and former Coordinator of the International Network for the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases. He works with the Dutch organisation IKV Pax Christi as researcher on nuclear issues
Zia Mian is a research scientist with the programme on science and global security, based at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He is a columnist of Foreign Policy in Focus, and contributor to TNI's Militarism and Globalisation project
Profesor jubilado de Relaciones Internacionales y Política Mundial de la Universidad de Delhi, Achin Vanaik es miembro activo de la Coalición por el Desarme Nuclear y la Paz (India). Sus libros y escritos se centran en temas que van desde la economía política, la religión, el comunalismo y el secularismo en la India, hasta la política internacional contemporánea y el desarme nuclear.
Tom Reifer is currently Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Sociology Department at the University of San Diego and publishes widely on global peace and social justice issues. He has also been a long-time activist in the anti-nuclear movement as well as a rank and file trade union activist. His specialty is the study of large-scale, long-term social change and world-systems analysis. ...
Praful Bidwai and Achin Vanaik, two of India's most respected and experienced journalists and longtime anti-nuclear activists, examine the causes and consequences of the Indian and Pakistani nuclear tests, and provide a framework for understanding the global context in which they occur.