Proliferation Challenges after Iraq

December 1, 2003

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear
  • Chemical
  • Biological


Daniel Freeman


Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Related Country: 

  • Iraq
  • North Korea
  • Pakistan
The Iraq war was a precedent-setting case in which forcible regime change was employed to achieve nonproliferation objectives. Yet the useof this policy instrument belies a larger failure of international efforts to halt the spread of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons.