By M. Bourne
This ebook argues that the arming of clash is complexly established and hugely dynamic. It uncovers and describes the development and interplay of constructions and dynamics at worldwide and neighborhood degrees, which form the arming styles of either kingdom and non-state actors.
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In contrast, the 1972 Biological and Toxin We W apons Convention (BTWC) is more limited. While it has expanded over the years since its inception, both in terms of its membership and its remit, a range of factors including g advances in biotechnology y and its current lack of a veriffication mechanism limit its strength as a structural impediment to biological weapons proliferation. The proliferation off all types of WMD has continued since the inception off these policy structures, but they remain a significant barrier.
Indeed the balance between the availability off dual-use and specific technologies significantly shapes the nature off weapons spread. Thus, non-proliferation agendas related to NBC weapons are complicated by long lists off dual-use technologies that have legitimate civilian applications in such industries as fertilizer production, pharmaceutical research development and production, and so-forth. Indeed, most off the normative and policy y structures related to preventing the further f proliferation off NBC weapons include provisions that encourage the spread of those same technologies for peaceful f purposes.
A ffurther source of conflation in the SALW literature relates not to the definitio f n off these categories of flows, but to their application. There has been a conflation of structure and process in the language of the SALW L literature which has occurred in a way y that assumes and reifies largely untested and potentially y misleading qualitative aspects off their construction: categories off illicit SALW flows are defined as chara r cterisations off processes but are then referred to as legal markets, black markets and so forth – unquestioningly y taking characterisations of processes to imply distinct, iff overlapping, str t uctures r .
Arming Conflict: The Proliferation of Small Arms by M. Bourne