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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

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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

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4. T
hree 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 on 'The 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)', presented 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 NPT 2005'.

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For a copy of the report by Elahe Mohtasham about her visit to the Iranian nuclear facilities see the following link published in the Sunday Times of 1st May 2005, or contact the author at

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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) Review Conference.

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.


12. A 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.

14. Chapter 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, 1993).

15. The 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 Press).

The reviews of the above three books were published in Third World Quarterly, (Volume 8, No. 4, October 1986), pp. 1444-1445. iv)

iv) Parvin Paidar, Women and the Political Process in Twentieth-Century Iran, (Cambridge University Press, 1995).

The review of the above book was published in the International Journal of Human Rights, (Volume 1, Number 3, Autumn 1997), pp. 93-95.


16. Invited 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.


v) 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 community.


17.
Commentary 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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