Making disarmament great again: nostalgia and the future of nuclear abolition

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Campaigners for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) march through central London, 9 April 2004. Photo: ALESSANDRO ABBONIZIO/AFP via Getty Images.

As the nuclear powers continue to baulk at the idea of abandoning their nuclear arsenals, how might the international community achieve its nominally shared goal of nuclear abolition? While many argue that regaining momentum is a case of returning to the ostensibly successful disarmament regime of the 1990s…

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