Description - SIPRI YEARBOOK 2003 by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
The 34th edition of the SIPRI Yearbook analyses developments in 2002 in: * Security and conflicts * Military spending and armaments * Non-proliferation, arms control and disarmament It contains extensive annexes on the implementation of arms control and disarmament agreements and a chronology of security- and arms control-related events.
Studies in this volume: * Trends and challenges in international security * the Euro-Atlantic system and global security * the African Union * major armed conflicts and multilateral peace missions * the International Criminal Court * Afghanistan and the new dynamics of intervention * the nuclear confrontation in South Asia * the military and security dimensions of the European Union * security sector reform and NATO and EU enlargement * the processes of budgeting for the military sector in Africa * the military sector in a changing context * world military expenditure and arms production * unmanned air vehicles and land-attack cruise missiles * international arms transfers, and the financing factor in arms sales * arms control in the new security environment * nuclear arms control, non-proliferation and ballistic missile defence * world nuclear forces and operational military satellites * chemical and biological weapons developments and arms control * conventional arms control in Europe * landmines and destruction efforts * supply-side measures * the International Code of Conduct Against Ballistic Missile Proliferation Essays in this volume: * Terrorism and the law: past and present international approaches * The non-military threat spectrum * The paradox of space weapons * Is deterrence dead?
* Weapons of mass disruption? The Yearbooks contain unique collections of official documents concluded during the year in the field of arms control, disarmament and international security. The annual accounts and analyses are extensively providing a comprehensive bibliography in each subject area.
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