Like war, disarmament is not a new concept. Its history runs concurrently with that of warfare. From the earliest days it has always been customary to disarm the conquered after his defeat in order to eliminate future threats.
Coulthard, Robert O.
"Disarmament - The World's Enigma,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 13
, Article 2.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol13/iss6/2