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Analysis & Commentary - Orde Kittrie

Orde Kittrie's Latest Books and Briefings

1st August 2016 – NPS Report

Cooperative Threat Reduction in the Middle East & North Africa: Law-Related Tools for Success

Cooperative Threat Reduction in the Middle East & North Africa: Law-Related Tools for Success

Orde Kittrie

Since World War II, more WMD attacks have occurred in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region than in any other region of the world. Egypt used chemical weapons against Yemen from 1963 to 1967, Iraq used chemical weapons against Iran during the Iran-Iraq War, Iran reportedly used chemical weapons against Iraq during that same war, and Libya used chemical weapons against Chad in 1987. more...

1st January 2016 – Oxford University Press

Lawfare: Law as a Weapon of War

Lawfare: Law as a Weapon of War

Orde Kittrie

In Lawfare, author Orde Kittrie draws on his experiences as a lawfare practitioner, US State Department attorney, and international law scholar in analyzing the theory and practice of lawfare. more...

16th January 2013 – The Project on U.S. Middle East Nonproliferation Strategy

U.S. Nonproliferation Strategy for the Changing Middle East

U.S. Nonproliferation Strategy for the Changing Middle East

Mark Dubowitz, Orde Kittrie

It is imperative for the United States to develop and implement a comprehensive nonproliferation strategy for the Middle East (defined by this report to include North Africa). Factors lending urgency to this... more...

27th November 2012 – ISIS Report

Understanding the IAEA’s Mandate in Iran: Avoiding Misinterpretations

Orde Kittrie

Much attention has focused on Iran's advancing nuclear program, on the peace and security concerns which that program has raised, and on the international policy debate over how to respond to that program. more...