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The Proliferation Security Initiative: coming in from the cold

24 Apr 2006
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Ron Huisken argues that after a difficult and somewhat unilateralist start, the US-led Proliferation Security Initiative appears to be maturing into a useful and accepted counter-proliferation measure. While the inherent imprecision of the terms of UNSC 1540 “combines with the labyrinth of international law concerning governance of the oceans and seas to produce an arena that many states would see as fraught with risk to hard-won reputations for good international citizenship”, a less unilateral US stance on the PSI can deliver “very promising outcomes”.

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