1. Currently in the process of publishing a book
on 'Nuclear Weapons Procurement Processes and the Evolution of
the International Safeguards System, and the Implications for
the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime'.
2. Written evidence submitted to the Foreign Affairs Committee
of the UK Parliament on 'Iran's Nuclear Programme' on 11 June
2007. For a list of questions addressed in this report,
please see the section 'Analyses'
on this website. For a full copy of this report please either
follow the link at
the publication section of the United Kingdom's parliament or
contact the author at
3. Paper submitted to the Iraq Commission in
the United Kingdom on 22 June 2007 with the title of 'Should
the United Kingdom and the United States withdraw their military
forces from Iraq, and how the withdrawal could be achieved without
worsening the exisiting levels of chaos and violence in the country,
or increasing the possibility of collapse of the Iraqi state apparatus
or a regional war involving the neighbouring countries of Iraq?'
For a pdf copy of this paper please either follow the link in
the publication section of the
Iraq Commission's website or contact the author at
articles in the Oxford University Press publication of the International
Encyclopaedia of Peace on the topics of 'Arms Control and Disarmament:
Theory,' 'Arms Control and Disarmament: Negotiations,' and 'Unilateral
Nuclear Weapons Disarmament: Policy,' by Elahe Mohtasham.
5. The paper
Clash of Ideologies or Peaceful Multilateral Negotiations Based
on National Interests: the Degree of Iranís Commitment to the
Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)',
on 11 May 2005 at the 2005 Review Conference of the Parties to
the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) at
the United Nations in New York, 2-27 May 2005 by Elahe Mohtasham.
For a copy of this paper please see the page on this website 'The
a copy of the report by Elahe Mohtasham about her visit to the
Iranian nuclear facilities see the following link published in
Sunday Times of 1st May 2005, or contact the author
7. The paper on 'Nuclear
Weapons Non-Proliferation in the Middle East and South Asia: Issues
and Policy Recommendations'. Presentation at the
Third Session of the Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) for the 2005
Review Conference of the States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation
of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) at the United Nations, New York, 26 April-7
May 2004. For a copy of this paper please see the papge on this
website 'The NPT 2004'.
8. Presentation on nuclear weapons non-proliferation
and the NPT Additional Protocol at the Foreign and Commonwealth
Office, the United Kingdom on 17 June 2003.
9. The paper on 'Programme
to Promote Participation in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
(NPT) Compliance'. Presentation at the Second Session
of the Preparatory Committee for the 2005 Review Conference of
the States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear
Weapons, organised at the United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland,
28 April-9 May 2003. For a copy of this paper please see the page
on this website 'The NPT 2003'.
10. Power Point presentation for a lecture at
Richmond, the American International University in London on 20
November 2002 on
the subject of 'Does Nuclear Proliferation Increase Insecurity?'
This paper covered issues related to the nuclear non-proliferation
regime, terrorism, and the diplomatic negotiations at the U.N.
and Geneva for the 2005 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)
11. Working paper on the technologies related
to Iran's nuclear capabilities and policy written for the working
group preparing the Military Balance 1998-1999 at the International
Institute for Strategic Studies in London, the United Kingdom.
research paper for the Centre for Defence Studies, King's College,
the University of London, in the UK, in consultation with the
Centre for Defence Studies' staff on 'Iran's Defence Policy and
its Implications for International Security'. This paper covers
Iran's policies and response towards various arms control proposals
and nuclear non-proliferation regime.
13. Article in a refereed journal 'Nuclear
Deterrence and Nuclear Non-Proliferation within the Islamic Political
System', Bulletin of Arms Control (King's College, University
of London), (Number 26, June 1997), pp. 16-19.
in an Edited Academic Book: 'Iranian Perspective on the Persian
Gulf Conflict [1990-1991]', in James Gow (ed.), Iraq,
the Gulf Conflict and the World Community, (Brassey's
(UK), the Centre for Defence Studies, King's College, London,
Reviews of the following books:
i) Anthony H. Cordesman, The Gulf and the
Search for Strategic Stability: Saudi Arabia, the Military Balance
in the Gulf, and Trends in the Arab-Israeli Military Balance,
(London: Mansell, 1984).
ii) Robert B. Darius, John W. Amos II and Ralph
H. Magnus, Gulf Security into the 1980s: Perceptual and Strategic
Dimensions, (Stanford, California: Hoover Institution Press).
iii) Hussein Sirriyeh, US Policy in the Gulf
1968-77: Aftermath of British Withdrawal, (London: Ithaca
The reviews of the above three books were published in Third
World Quarterly, (Volume 8, No. 4, October 1986), pp. 1444-1445.
iv) Parvin Paidar, Women and the Political
Process in Twentieth-Century Iran, (Cambridge University
The review of the above book was published in the International
Journal of Human Rights, (Volume 1, Number 3, Autumn 1997),
Lecture, Seminar & Conference Papers:
i) Paper for the conference on 'New Debates in
Disarmament and Nuclear Non-Proliferation', organised by 21st
Century Trust at Klingenthal Castle, Strasbourg in France, on
29 May - 6 June, 1998.
ii) Paper on 'An Analysis of the Arms Control
Process in the Middle East', at the Seventh Annual Meeting of
the Academic Council on the United Nations System, in The Hague,
the Netherlands, on 23-25 June 1994.
iii) Paper on the 'Developments in the Arms Control Process
in the Middle East' at the Inaugural Conference of the European
Association of Middle East Studies, at the University of Warwick,
in July 1993.
iv) Paper on the 'Issues and Prospects for an
Arms Control Process in the Middle East' at the annual Conference
of the British International Studies Association at the University
of Warwick, on 16-18 December 1991.
Seminar on the 'Future of Nuclear Weapons', at King's College,
University of London, organised by the Council for Arms Control,
Centre for Defence Studies and Just Defence, on 25 March 1997.
vi) Lecture organised for the Royal Navy Officers
at Portsmouth, in the United Kingdom in 1986, on Iran-Iraq war,
the Persian Gulf security, and the implications for international
in refereed Journal: On 'Iran and Nuclear Weapons' in the Journal
'Survival' published by the International Institute for
Strategic Studies (London: Summer 1995).
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