How much of the discourse on nuclear proliferation and other arms control is dominated by western notions, and in particular, aĀ civilisation clash?Ā WhatĀ wouldĀ a decolonisation of theĀ discourseĀ on arms control mean for theĀ futureĀ of nuclear non-proliferation?Ā Doug Becker speaksĀ with Ritu Mathur.Ā 

Ritu Mathur is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and Geography at the University of Texas, San Antonio. She is an expert in critical security studies and is the author ofĀ Civilizational Discourses in Weapons Control.

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