Timothy Compston assesses the fallout from the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear programme and asks whether current efforts to curb nuclear proliferation are working
With a resolution to the issue of Iran's nuclear programme apparently more likely thanks to the recently announced framework agreement, this is a good time to reflect the current state of international nuclear proliferation. Israel, India, Pakistan and North Korea all have a well-established nuclear capability, alongside the big four members of the nuclear club, namely the US, Russia, the UK and France. Given the growing tensions in the Middle East, with Sunni-Shia . . .