You are here

The NPT and the TPNW: Compatible or Conflicting Nuclear Weapons Treaties?

Author: Tytti Erasto

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute2019

Erasto notes that the TPNW explicitly mentions the NPT, and argues that the two treaties are clearly legally compatible, despite claims that the TPNW is in conflict with the NPT.  He then assesses in detail political arguments that the TPNW could jeopardise the NPT regime. 

Available online at:

https://sipri’o New Left Review on rg/commentary/blog/2019/npt-and-tpnw-compatible-or-conflicting-nuclear-weapons-treaties