A World Without Nuclear Weapons Six Wrong-Headed Cliches about Disarmament

With President Obama's Prague speech on "global zero" and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference scheduled for May 2010, nuclear disarmament is a pressing issue that is unfortunately plagued by old stereotypes.
Von Oliver Thränert
A French nuclear submarine on patrol.

A French nuclear submarine on patrol.

Foto: HO/ Reuters
Oliver Thränert is a senior fellow of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs in Berlin.